• Mussel beach

    On an off-grid escape to a Scottish island, Louise Bell and Christian Smith discover that wild mussels are delicious, abundant and easy to find – if you know where to look.

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  • How to make a seafood curry

    Sumayya Usmani offers her top five tips for cooking an authentic South Asian seafood curry, and shares a stunning recipe for green masala langoustine biryani.

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  • Heads up

    The explosion in craft brewing has sparked a renaissance in partnering food, including seafood, with beer. Lucy Bridgers explores some matches made in heaven.

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  • Entente Cordiale

    John Cole’s striking photo essay captures the strong connections between the small-boat fishing communities on either side of the English Channel.

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Billingsgate insider

Keeping it local

Posted on December 2 2016

Plaice, red gurnard, skate, sole, rainbow trout and octopus are the pick of a chilly and bustling Billingsgate this week, as the traders get set for the Christmas rush....

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In season

The best of December

Posted on December 2 2016

Hibernating, reflecting, planning, celebrating with festive feasts and tucking into seafood galore, all at its splendid peak. Tom Hunt on what we can enjoy this month....

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Features

Into the storm

Posted on November 10 2016

On 15 November 1928, the Mary Stanford lifeboat was launched into a fierce gale to save a stricken vessel – not one of the 17 crew returned. The lifeboat house was never used again. Now, moves are afoot to restore it as a memorial....

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