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May

Basic Smoking Course - May 2016

We had a first earlier this month... Seafish (Industry Authority) delivererd a commercial smoking course at the market, bringing a portable kiln into our kitchen facilities. The day was attended by a number of small fish and shellfish businesses wanting to update their…

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11

Mar

Scallops - How To

Scallops - How To

Love shellfish? Here are some tips on how to choose, prepare and cook scallops! Choosing your scallops Scallops can be purchased live in the shell or fresh scallop meats in boxes of 1 – 2kg weight. They are also available prepared (on and off the shell) and frozen.…

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09

Feb

Oysters ..... Lobsters ..... Salmon.... Aphrodisiacs for Valentines?

One of our retired fishmongers at the school often talks about the aphrodisiac qualities of whelks... 'eat several and you are up all night with indigestion'!!! but joking aside with St Valentines Day fast approaching we notice that sales of oyster and lobster are…

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20

Jan

Frozen at Sea Cod (FAS)

This is a busy week in the seafood industry calendar... Seafish sponsored Fish and Chip Shop of the Year final judging and the winners announced today at a lunch in London.. Very well done to ... Simpsons for running off with the title this year. And.... that leads nicely…

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16

Sep

Barbecue & Smoking Evening

Barbecue & Smoking Evening

Plank roasting, smoking and our brand new Napoleon barbecue We have just invested in an all-singing-all dancing Napoleon barbecue and have enjoyed being able to make the most of it this summer for a number of courses. Three cheers for this wonderful summer weather and being…

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08

Jul

The Reluctant Cook

The Reluctant Cook

The reluctant cook OK, after working at the school for some time, I have finally caught the cooking bug………don’t get me wrong it’s not that I can’t cook……… I can follow a recipe with the best of them…..It's…

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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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