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November 23, 2018 · 10:41 am

Shellfish Thermidor

Spoots make an easier and cheaper alternative to lobster.

You don’t have to shell out (sorry) for lobster to treat yourself to a thermidor treat. This recipe uses razor clams (or ‘spoots’ to the Scots) and mussels – to make a ‘shellfish thermidor’, a cheaper, easier play on the famous lobster dish Continue reading

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Copy Cat Indian Mussels


I love trying to re-create dishes I have eaten in restaurants at home. Some are harder than others. The mussels I ate at Veeraswamy is one such dish. The spicing was so subtle yet so aromatic that it has taken a few attempts to replicate it. Continue reading

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Restaurant: Veeraswamy

Location: Picadilly, London SW1

Meal: dinner

Price: £160 for cocktails, starters, main course, wine and Irish coffees for two.


‘Green Prawns’ with coriander, mint, cumin & chilli.


Mussels Moilee witn aromatic ginger sauce and fresh coconut.



Malabar lobster, Sea Bass wrapped in banana leaf and Chorchori.

The National Geographic puts Veeraswamy at number eight on it’s list of Top Ten Best Destinations and Special Restaurants in the World and after our trip there last Friday to celebrate my husband’s 40th birthday I’d have to agree with their high opinion of the place. Founded in 1926 by an Indian Princess and Continue reading

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