Tuesday, 30 September 2008

Smoky Fish & Courgette Grattin (feeds 4)

Recipe Ingredients:
  • About 12 large Charlotte onions
  • enough (red organic) potatoes for 4
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 250grs white fish
  • 150grs smoked fish
  • 150grs frozen prawns
  • 2 courgettes
  • 2 large glasses of milk
  • 200grs of grated cheddar
  • 100grs of cheddar (or mixed cheddar and mozzarella) cheese
  • one soup spoon of turmeric
  • one tea spoon of smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 bay leafs
On two separate pans, one put the milk in add bay leafs the pepper and salt to taste and place all the fish in, on the other you put some water and add the potatoes (with or without skin) cut into slices about 1 to 1 .1/2 cm thick and the onions pealed and cut into quarters, cook both the fish until fully cooked the potatoes and onions until nearly cooked. while waiting you slice the courgettes diagonally wafer thin (as thin as possible) also defrost the prawns these cane be cooked and pealed frozen or uncooked and pealed frozen. Once the fish is cooked remove it from the milk and flake it into a bowl add to this the defrosted prawns, also drain the potatoes and onions on a pirex dish (or any other you have) you drizle the whole bottom with olive oil, and place the sliced potato to cover the whole bottom it should be about half of the potatoes, then cover these with the sliced courgettes, then put the whole fish and prawns again covering it all. The milk that you had left add the crushed garlic the tunmeric and the paprika bring it to the boil (add more milk if necessary as need to cover the whole of the layers you put in the dish and the top once you finished)once boiling add in a glass about 3 spoons of plain flour to some water or more until fully dissolved, little by little add it to the milk until this is very thick like very thick gravy at that stage add the 200grs cheddar cheese (always stirring) once done pour about half into the tray should cover the whole veg at the bottom then add the remaining potatoes and onions to cover the whole top, again add the cheese sauce all over the top till all covered, sprinkle allover the remaining greated cheese 100grs and also sprinkle the oregano to cover the top, oven bake gas mark 200 for about 30 minutes. is simply delish.

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