October/November 2012 News – Part I
Tea paired with Fish & Chips
Snowy Mountain Jian
A green tea comes from the region of Wuyi mountains in the Chekiang province of China. A green tea fermented for a short time just to give the long leaves a darker hue, when brewed it gives out a floral sweet aroma. Country of origin: China Type: Bag Size: 100 g. (Loose Tea)
Price: $15.00 (sale price)
“Middle Eastern Fish Salad”
“A Culinary Guide to Herbs, Spices and Flavourings”
By Arabella Boxer, Jocasta Innes,
Charlotte Parry-Crooke, Lewis Esson
1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
2 mackerel, each about 8 oz. Filleted skinned and chopped
1 oz. Blanched almonds, coarsely chopped
1/2 tablespoon currants
1 pinch of allspice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1-1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1-1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the onion and fry over a gentle heat until soft and lightly coloured.
2. Add the mackerel, almonds, currants, allspice, coriander and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Cook over a gentle heat for 5 minutes, stirring almost constantly, then stir in the parsley and turn into a shallow serving dish.
3. Leave to cool at room temperature (do not chill).
Garnish with coriander and serve with lemon wedges
and warm pitta bread.