BBQ whole snapper with fennel, lemon & tarragon

whole stuffed snapper ready to be barbequed

Market ingredient: Snapper
Difficulty: REALLY REALLY simple
Deliciousness: YUM
Did The Beard like it? Loved it.

Since returning from travels, I have had cravings for seafood. Between Tunisia, Sicily and Malta, The Beard and I consumed more seafood than I think I have in my entire life. At any of the coastal cities and villages of these places, you could get such fresh & beautiful fish (and generally for ridiculously cheap prices as well) and all I could think of for the past week was the delicious simplicity of the way the nations of the med cook their seafood. Unfortunately, there are no fishmongers at Eveleigh, so we had to make 2 markets trips yesterday; one to Eveleigh and one to Sydney Fish Market.

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Tomato and fennel seafood soup

Tomato and fennel seafood soup
Market ingredient: FENNEL
Difficulty: Pretty easy, just a little time consuming
Deliciousness: About 10
Did the Beard like it? Sure did

My inaugural blog post. It’s been a long time coming and I’m pretty excited.  For those of you that don’t know, I’ve been talking about starting a blog for, oh, about 5 years now. I don’t think anyone thought I was actually going to do it, least of all myself. However, after a little coaching and encouragement from a certain mentoring-type, here we are.

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