Parmesan-crusted Sea Bass with Thyme-grilled Vegetables

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Appears in
A Passion for Cheese

By Paul Gayler

Published 1997

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Any firm fish would be suitable for this dish. You need to grill the vegetables with the thyme a day in advance and leave them overnight so that their juices run. The juices are then mixed with balsamic vinegar, making a delicious, thyme-scented vinaigrette to drizzle over the fish.


  • 75 g (3 oz, ¾ cup) Parmesan, freshly grated
  • 25


Put the courgettes, asparagus and cooked artichokes on a baking tray, season, then sprinkle over the thyme leaves and toss with the olive oil. Grill over a barbecue (or under a preheated grill) for about 5-6 minutes, until the vegetables are slightly charred all over but still retain a bite. Leave overnight in the refrigerator, covered with cling film.

The next day, drain the juices fro