Salt & Pepper Squid

Squid is the only fish I know how to catch or clean, and on our annual beach holiday I go squidding each day. Fresh squid is deliciously tender and sweet,  and over the course of two weeks it gets cooked

New Year Prawns on Charcoal

I’ve never considered charcoal ideal for prawns. I like to use charcoal for a  slow heat, and prawns need a quick flash of intense heat so they won’t dry out. Charcoal works better than expected, because it’s a moist heat

Chicken and Couscous Salad

Sometimes it’s easier to get family approval for charcoal cooking if you disguise it as salad. “How abut a salad tonight?” See? Who could say no to that. So this is a chicken and couscous salad with lots of nice