Clam Chowder

Serves 4-6 prep time 20mins cooking time 60mins


  • 1 cap of olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 carrots grated
  • 2 sticks of celery chopped
  • 2 brown onions sliced
  • Ginger grated
  • 3 bay leafs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Nutmeg pinch
  • Cinnamon pinch
  • 3 potatoes pealed and grated
  • 1 cup of rice
  • 1 litre of water
  • 2 litre of fish stock
  • 1 cup of whole clams and vongole
  • 200gms of flathead in large cubs
  • 20gms butter


  1. Sautee soup vegies until soft and spices, once golden
  2. Add water and fish stock and bring to a boil, then simmer for 30-4mins lid on
  3. At this point you can put a barmix in to blend and make a creamy soup
  4. Then add clams and fish simmer for a further 10mins and its ready
  5. Can be finished with a touch of cream and a pinch of chives