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18

Dec

What’s next for the Billingsgate Seafood School…and Taramasalata…

I have managed to escape the coal-face (Billingsgate Fish Market)  for a couple of days to think about what our plans for the Seafood School will be – short and longer term. We have been very busy this month delivery a range of courses to support the industry…

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18

Dec

Seafood Gossip 19th May

Seafood Gossip 19th May – Back in the fold…. I am now back in the fold of Billingsgate Market – just where I like to be! I got back from my Scotland trip with a clear head and ready for a busy week. We delivered both Catch of the Day 1 and 2 this week…

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18

Dec

Did you see? and…my Razor Clam Ceviche recipe

Did you see the BBC documentary – The London Markets episode 1: The Fish Market – inside Billingsgate shown on Thursday 24th May? There was lots of discussion about the programme here as it just showed the smallest slither of life at the market – and although…

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18

Dec

Seafood School Gossip Olympics Mayhem…. recipe for cuttlefish

The Olympics have been the talk of the market for months now – but it was only back in November that it dawned on all of us here just how challenging it is going to be moving in and out of the market. But…..We have lots of things in the pipeline for visitors…

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18

Dec

Seafood School Gossip Olympic Ghost Town!

No one can deny that the Olympics have been a splendid affair,…. BUT after being told to keep off the roads during the Olympics, the message really did sink in…. East London was like a ghost town and most of us found it much quicker than usual to get from…

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18

Dec

Billingsgate Seafood Gossip… Freezing fish

Frozen fish – do you eat it? At Billingsgate – for every 15kg of fresh fish coming through the doors – there is 10kg of frozen. C.T. Holmes and Seahawk are a couple of the biggest frozen fish businesses here and others including Leleu and Morris and John…

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18

Dec

BILLINGSGATE SEAFOOD GOSSIP – Mediterranean Diet Revisited

The Mediterranean Diet Revisited Conference took place at Fishmongers’ Hall on 2nd November. A number of impressive speakers from the US, Canada, France and the UK examined the Mediterranean diet, specifically from Crete and highlighted the importance of the right…

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