Crispy fried sea bass with roast fennel and watercress sauce


This dish is a great autumn supper - use fennel and watercress from the UK if you can.



  1. Sauté the shallot, garlic and fennel in 1 tbsp of the oil. Add the white wine and simmer for 3-5 minutes.

  2. Place the watercress and parsley into a food processor and blend until smooth.

  3. Heat the butter with the remaining oil and place the sea bass in the pan skin side down. Season and turn over the fish. Add the tomato halves and cook for 1-2 minutes.

  4. To serve: Spoon the fennel on to the plate and top with the fish. Place the tomatoes and olives around and drizzle with the watercress sauce.