Friday, 22 May 2009


“Plough deep while sluggards sleep.” - Benjamin Franklin

A very busy day at work today, but quite satisfying as I got much done. Food Friday is fishy as it was this for dinner tonight:


• 12 scallops in their shells
• 3 tablespoons of olive oil
• 1 lemon
• 1 tablespoon flour
• 1 cup of white wine
• 1 cup of water
• 1/2 tablespoon chopped rosemary
• Salt, pepper
• 1 rhizome of ginger, grated.

Wash and clean the scallops, removing all the grit from the gut. Drain them and season with salt and pepper. Heat the oil until very hot, scald the ginger and immediately the oil heats again put in the scallops, ensuring they are seared all around. Stir in the flour and once it browns slightly, pour in the wine and water, stirring all the while. Add the rosemary and keep heating until the sauce thickens. Serve each scallop in each pre-heated shell (have them in the oven while cooking the scallops).

Serve with dry white wine, a fresh green salad and crusty bread.

Enjoy your weekend!

1 comment:

  1. i love scallops - they are one of my very favourite foods. my mouth is literally watering as i write this. i will have to try this recipe.