- 1 x 2kg/4lb 8oz salmon, filleted to give two sides, skin on
- 1 lemon, sliced
- good handful mixed herbs such as parsley, dill, chervil or tarragon
- 2 bay leaves
- 1-2 shallots, thinly sliced
- splash white wine
Depending on what your supermarket or fishmonger has available, you probably won’t get a perfect 2kg salmon, but if in any doubt go larger. Any leftovers are delicious cold, or use them to make fish cakes or a fish pie.Half-steamed purple sprouting broccoli
In a wide, heavy-based pan, heat about 2cm depth of water with some salt. When boiling, add 375g purple sprouting broccoli and cook for 2 mins or until just al dente. Drain, season and serve immediately.