Smoked haddock & leek pasties

PASTRY INGREDIENTS 600 g plain flour, plus extra for dusting 300 g cold unsalted butter, cubed 180 ml iced water 1 medium free-range egg 2 tsp fennel seeds and nigella seeds Put the flour and butter in a bowl, and rub together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Slowly add the water until the mix starts to form…

Smoked haddock gratin, with spinach & peas

My favourite smoked haddock, from @alfredenderby (I’ve got a stash in the freezer too)⁠. If you don’t believe me, just ask Marco Pierre White or the Great Taste Award judges 🐟🐟🐟⁠ 750 g smoked haddock, cut into 4 pieces⁠ 500 ml milk⁠ 2 bay leaves⁠ ½ onion, peeled⁠ 30 g butter⁠ 30 g plain flour⁠…

Cod loin in spiced tomato sauce with hasselback potatoes and zhoug

Serves 2 Fresh and light fish in a rich tomato sauce, with spicy zhoug and crisp roast potatoes Hasselback potatoes Ingredients 12 small Charlotte potatoes (or other waxy variety) Olive oil Maldon sea salt  Method Heat the oven to 220 C/200 C fan. Place the potatoes in between the handle of two wooden spoons. Make…

Roast salmon fillets with watercress sauce

Salmon fillets Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Line the bottom of a roasting tin with baking parchment. Brush 1⁄2 tbsp oil over the salmon skin and season. Place skin-side down in the tin and roast for about 15 mins until the salmon is just cooked through. Watercress sauce 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 small…