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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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10

Sep

Bexhill Festival of the Sea

Bexhill Festival of the Sea

Saturday and Sunday 6th and 7th September 2014 Adam Whittle – our industry consultant and Eithne Neame – head chef trainer from the Seafood School attended this event on behalf of the training school this weekend. Adam worked with a number of species of fish…

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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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23

Jun

Catch of the month - July

Catch of the month July The ‘Morning Catch’ class last week gave me a good chance to review what is at it’s best from Billingsgate during July.  This class gives attendees the chance to buy fish on the trading floor as part of their Market visit,…

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