SCOLLOPS: A SIMPLE SEAFOOD TREASURE

SCOLLOPS: A SIMPLE SEAFOOD TREASURE

Scallops are a delicious seafood treasure – and they also have a secret skill most seafarers don’t know about. They are “free-living”, capable of rapidly swimming short distances and even migrating a long way across the ocean floor. Here’s my favourite scallop recipe:...
MIGUEL’S MUSSELS

MIGUEL’S MUSSELS

Miguel loves it when The Captain’s crew tour, because he’s normally on the receiving end of a seafood bounty. This time we’d been to a seafood garden off Eden, New South Wales – Erick Hyland’s mussel farm to be precise. He’s not just handy at knocking up fibreglass...
MIGUEL’S SNAPPER A LA SAL

MIGUEL’S SNAPPER A LA SAL

You don’t even have to go shopping for this simple snapper recipe. Just snag a red, raid the missus pantry for some basics, then start grinding on the mortar and pestle like you’re furiously hauling a 40kg black jew from a coral reef – in just 5M of water!...
RUM REPORT

RUM REPORT

Aaargh, rum. It’s been turning noble sailors into depraved pirates for centuries. The Captain dives behind the bar to uncover the secrets of this sweet seafaring spirit.   Rum lore has it that the first distillation of rum began by accident on Caribbean sugar...
INTERNATIONAL FLAVOURS

INTERNATIONAL FLAVOURS

The Captain dials up the glamour for international chefs Miguel and Silvia aboard the Arvor Sportsfish 675 You might think The Captain only rolls in deep-vees, Carolina flares and fly-bridge cruisers. Not true. The Captain recently took a call from a good...