Fishy Fishy

Yesterday I wrote about my visit to Ballymaloe House. My Cork foodie adventure continued with a trip to Kinsale and to the award-winning Fishy Fishy restaurant. I was again accompanied by the lovely Josie and we picked up her sister on our journey there.

For starters we shared the sea food platter with a delicious selection of prawns on brown bread, mussels, smoked salmon, oyster, tuna and crab and crab claw. It’s great to try a taste of everything and it was my first time trying mussels. Wasn’t too gone on the texture but glad I tried them at last!

For main course my fellow diners opted for the lobster and scallops with black pudding dishes while I chose the crab claws served in a Thai style sauce and served with rice.I love crab anyway but this dish was extra tasty! I was unsure about the sauce when I was ordering but it worked really well with the crab and didn’t overpower it. I tried a bit of scallop from Josie’s dish, another first! I only started eating fish and seafood a few years ago so I’m still catching up – I still won’t try oysters though!!!

fishy fishy main

fishy fishy main

fishy fishy mainWith a sweet tooth like mine naturally I didn’t resist the temptation of dessert and shared the pavlova and strawberries with Josie. Mmm mmm, so tasty! Isn’t the plate so pretty too?!
fishy fishy dessertI hope I will be back for another visit soon, it really was a treat to eat there!

There was one more stop on my foodie adventure, more about that next time!

M x


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