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Wild Alaska Pacific Cod with Mixed Seafood in a Thai Style Broth

This particular flavourful dish was created by Jose Souto – a Senior Chef Lecturer in Culinary Arts at Westminster Kingsway College. Jose has a particular interest and specialisation in fish sustainability and the provenance of food. He has previously worked with many companies looking at ways of promoting their food products and teaching students about […]

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Borough Market

A short walk from London Bridge station, Borough Market has become arguably the capital’s premier foodie destination – and it’s a great place to buy fresh fish too. Ed Smith takes a tour.

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Home Street game promotes ghost gear awareness

Fans of mobile game Home Street will now be able to save marine animals from plastic fishing waste through a charity partnership with World Animal Protection to raise awareness of the danger of ghost gear to whales, seals and dolphins. Home Street allows players to build their ‘very own dream home and neighbourhood’ with virtual […]

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Master Fishmonger Standard – the UK’s first Master Fishmongers are certified

  Excellence among Fishmongers was recognised this week with the inaugural awards ceremony for the coveted accolade of Master Fishmonger.   Ten fishmongers received their certificates of achievement from HRH The Princess Royal KG KT GCVO QSO, in her capacity as the Prime Warden of The Fishmongers’ Company.  It was held at Fishmongers’ Hall near […]

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Upcoming events: June 2018

Here’s a low-down of June’s events: Monmouthshire Food Festival – 2 June he Monmouthshire Food Festival comes to you from the glorious surroundings of Caldicot Castle with a full programme of demonstrations, talks, tastings, etc. The Chef’s Theatre features many of Monmouthshire’s award-winning chefs who will give a taste of the county’s finest hotels and […]

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WILD ALASKA HALIBUT, BAKED IN BEEF AND ONION BUTTER, CRISPY CAVOLO & RAMSON CAPER PESTO

Adam Reid During his trip to Alaska in June 2016, the celebrated Adam Reid went halibut fishing to experience the fishing industry first hand. He caught, cooked and ate his own halibut creation. Adam is a passionate advocate for Alaska Seafood, having taken on the role as brand ambassador in the UK and places great […]

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Cost of a take-away: How much do you think the UK population spend?

Bangers and mash, Sunday roasts and fish and chips are the dishes the British people are known for. But it has become clear Britain’s eating habits have changed. Would Brits prefer to order-in rather than go through the long process of preparing a home cooked meal? DLM Distributions, a leaflet distribution service find out just […]

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Northern Ireland Fish and Chip Duo in Bid to Set New World Record – Friers on a mountaineering Mission

As the mighty AC/DC once sang, “It’s a Long Way to the Top, If You Want to Rock’n’Roll”. However, that’s just what the joint team of Malachy Mallon (of the award-winning Dolphin Takeaway in Dungannon, County Tyrone www.dolphindungannon.com) and Alan Hanna (of the award-winning Pitstop Fast Food in Kilkeel, County Down https://pitstopfastfood.com) have set their […]

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Upcoming events: May 2018

Here’s a low-down of upcoming events.   Shellfish Association of Great Britain conference 1, 2 May – The annual occasion in the UK shellfish calendar when the “who’s who” of the industry come together to hear about the latest research, learn about management of stocks, discuss how to market shellfish effectively and, of course, network; […]

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Char-Grilled Tuna with Aubergine and Chilli Relish

After the “beast from the east” comes sunshine at last! Enjoy it while it lasts! If you can’t bbq this weekend, why not try char-grilling some seafood as a lovely alternative to burgers and bangers. Fish has so many, great, nutritional benefits going for it, it’s a fantastic source of protein and typically low in […]

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Recording invasive species

Invasive non-native species are one of the greatest threats to biodiversity worldwide. Quick to establish themselves, invasive species can threaten whole ecosystems and cause serious problems to both the environment and the economy. In Britain, the most problematic land-based invasive species are well known, such as the North American grey squirrel, which has nearly wiped […]

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Upcoming events: April 2018

Plymouth Seafood Festival 19 April.  Plymouth Seafood Festival is back for its 7th year in 2018 and is set to bring The Barbican and Sutton Harbour alive with entertainment, activities and dishes to celebrate the city’s fantastic caught seafood.  Plymouth is the first city in the world to be awarded the Fish2Fork Blue City status […]

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