Forgotten fish stew

This stew is a stunning way to celebrate winter’s wealth of fresh seasonal fish in an easy-to-make one-pot wonder, says Tom Hunt.

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Biggest survey of the UK’s seafood processing sector begins

Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry, is taking a deep look in to the UK’s seafood processing sector with a programme of financial, employment and sector research. The research has kicked off with the Processing Sector Census which is carried out every two years to collect information on the size, […]

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Eels ‘could disappear’ from French rivers due to black market trade

Juvenile freshwater eels, known as glass eels, are a delicacy in China Eels are at risk of disappearing from France’s rivers because of an illegal trade spurred on by spiralling prices in Asia.  Sellers in Asia generally look for eels that have been caught before they are fully grown, when they are known as ‘glass eels’ […]

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Upcoming Events – November 2018

  3 Nov – Sea, Salt and Solitude The new fundraising photographic book, together with narratives will be on sale from 3 November, while the exhibition will be on 9 November. The book can later be purchased at popular retailers in Padstow, Port Isaac, Newquay, Rock, Wadebridge and then at Waterstones in Truro, the Eden […]

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Seafish’s new film – ‘Seafood is the Way Forward’

Seafish, the public body that supports the £10bn UK seafood industry, have produced a new film celebrating the entire seafood industry entitled ‘Seafood is the Way Forward’.  The film, launched at this year’s UK Seafood Summit, showcases the whole seafood industry from catch to plate; celebrating the many heroes of the seafood industry and the […]

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Loch Duart runner up in Best Rural Food Business Award

Loch Duart runner up in Best Rural Food Business Award

Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company based in Sutherland and the Hebrides, has been named as runner up in the Best Food Business category at the Rural Business Awards North during a ceremony in The Last Drop Village Hotel, Bolton. The awards, which are supported by online retailer, Amazon, are a celebration of all […]

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Jack Stein is Shining for ShelterBox

Chef Jack Stein launches “Shine for ShelterBox”

  Celeb chef Jack Stein will “Shine for ShelterBox” this winter – and he wants you to do the same! Jack is encouraging food lovers and party people to do what they do best, whilst also raising money for families around the world caught-up in disaster. ShelterBox is a disaster relief charity that provides vital […]

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Seafood Week – Final Day 8

  Tuna – the cow of the sea! Tuna has a great flavour which stands on its own or with any number of flavours – Oriental, Mediterranean, spices and chillies – just avoid creamy sauces as this is a slightly oilier fish.  It can be flash grilled, griddled or pan-fried but avoid baking as it […]

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Seafood Week – Day 7

This is the best Plaice for fish. Plaice is a mild flavoured fish easily identified by the distinctive orange spots on its skin, which also give an indication of the freshness (the brighter the spots, the fresher the plaice). Unlike Dover sole, Plaice is best eaten as fresh as possible, as the flavour quickly fades. […]

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Seafood Week – Day 6

Langoustines – small but mighty, and good for the heart! Whatever you choose to call them, these delicious crustaceans are packed with iodine, selenium and phosphorus. The ultimate protein, langoustines are rich in Omega-3, which is good for heart health and can reduce your cancer risk. Also known as Dublin Bay prawns, nephrops and Norwegian […]

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Seafood Week – Day 5

Small but mighty Scallops  Nothing cheers up your mid-week menu quite like scallops. Not only are they fast and easy to prepare, but they’re delicious and can be cooked in a variety of ways. “Pearls of the sea”, these meaty beauties are wrapped in an orange roe, which gives each scallop a slight crunchy texture […]

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Seafood Week – Day 4

Day 4 Monday – Fish & Chips  You will be remarkably chipper by now, but hope your stomach will not take a battering!  Fish and chips is an absolute classic – battered, breaded, baked, fried – It is a treat for all the senses. Now is the perfect time to enjoy some fish and chips, […]

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