ROASTED OCTOPUS- PULPO AL HORNO

ROASTED OCTOPUS- PULPO AL HORNO

It’s smarter and more romantic than your average sea monster, with nine (count ‘em) brains and three hearts. No, we’re not talking about Miguel, we’re talking about octopus. Ingredients -1.5kg large Fremantle octopus -4 bay leaves -1 ó tablespoons spicy paprika -1L...
THE BEER REPORT

THE BEER REPORT

Fishing is damn thirsty work. Slaving away in the sun, hauling massive sea creatures over the side, surrounded by salt water. By the time you winch that boat back up the ramp you’re parched as, bro. Fluids must be maintained. It’s time to have a beer or two. Whether...
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!...