They are loaded with an impressive amount of blood-fortifying iron and when paired with a food containing vitamin C, like citrus fruits or peppers the iron is enhanced, which can also increase your energy
So, if you’re not in Lisbon and you’re staring at a portion of cod then it’s possible you just walked out of a chip shop and the fish is encased in a jacket of beer batter, now don’t get me wrong…from the right chip shop this is the stuff of legend but there are other celebrations of the mighty Cod and this is just one – a simple Portuguese style baked cod fish with capers
Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt. Serve with bread. Photograph by Andrew Purcell. Whisk the ricotta, lemon zest, thyme, rosemary, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt and the red pepper flakes in a medium bowl until smooth and creamy. Transfer to a 2-cup ramekin and sprinkle with the parmesan. Bake until golden and bubbling, about 15 minutes
In a pan cook peppers until just softened. In a medium skillet saute onion until golden and soft. Move onion to the outer edge of the pan and add butter and flour and whisk them together until it looks like a paste
Put the flesh of the peppers in a food processor or blender with any juices. Try roasting your bell peppers on the BBQ instead of in the oven - thereby keeping your kitchen cool, and being able to advertise this dish as 'BBQ'