Celebrated chef recommends megrim the Cornish sole
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
3y ago
Extract from the Daily Mail: Writing for the Daily Mail, MARCO PIERRE WHITE suggests megrim also know as Cornish sole amongst his home-grown delicacies that are blocked by EU customs officers despite being adored on the Continent saying: "While fishing off the English South Coast recently, Marco Pierre White almost caught a large spider crab. I saw it rising to the surface and immediately thought: delicious. I lost it, sadly, but my excitement was extraordinary because you can rarely buy them." The celebrated chef also writes that: "megrum, sometimes called a fluke, Cornish sole or a megrim i ..read more
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Hake & Chips Anyone?
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
3y ago
Extract from Daily Mail article by Tom Pyman on 07/01/2021: Traditional cod and chips used in Britain's favourite takeaway could be replaced with hake as experts claim it is more sustainable. Global warming is affecting the number of cod that can be caught, so fishermen and chip shops alike are hoping fish-lovers will make the transition towards the less-traditional battered delicacy.  Hake is starting to boom in popularity, after going out of favour in the 1990s due to overfishing. In 2015, Cornish hake became MSC-certified, and now 2,000 tonnes of hake are trawled ev ..read more
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Lime and Chilli Crab Cakes
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
3y ago
Starter - Serves 4 | Prep time - 20 | Cooking time - 10 Ingredients: Crab Cakes 450g White Crab Meat 100g Fresh White Breadcrumbs 4 Spring Onions 1 Red Chilli 2cm Fresh Ginger 1 Garlic Clove 1 tbsp Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Sweet Chilli Sauce 15g Fresh Parsley (finely chopped) 1 Egg 1 Lime (juice) Salt and Pepper Sunflower Oil For Frying Aioli 60g Good Quality Mayonnaise ½ Garlic clove (crushed) ½ Lemon (juice) - optional   Method: Finely chop spring onion, red chilli, ginger and garlic and add it all to a mixing bowl Pick through the crab meat to check there is no shell and add to the mixing ..read more
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Hazelnut Butter Scallops
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
3y ago
Hazelnut Butter Scallops, Braised Leeks and Sage & Butternut Squash Purée Starter Serves 4 | Prep time -10 mins | Cooking time 40 mins | Easy recipe Ingredients: Scallops 12 Scallops 1 tbsp Olive Oil 80g Butter 40g Hazelnut 15g Fresh Parsley (finely chopped) Salt & Pepper Leeks 2 Medium Leeks or 1 Large Leek 1 tbsp Olive Oil Salt & Pepper 125ml White Wine 75ml Water ½ Lemon (juice) Sage & Butternut Squash Purée 1 Small Butternut Squash 1 Brown Onion 4 Large Garlic gloves 8g Fresh Sage (1 handful) 2 tbsp Olive Oil 140ml Double Cream Salt & Pepper Equipment needed: flat ..read more
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Christmas 2020 Prize Draw
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
3y ago
Your chance to win a delicious Cornish Seafood Hamper ENTER PRIZE DRAW HERE   T&C's:  The prize consists of one Cornish Seafood Selection Box (10 portion) and free delivery of this item provided that: The prize can only be delivered to all UK postal codes with the following exceptions – Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly, all Scottish Islands, Highlands and North of Falkirk Delivery date of the prize will be agreed with the winner and in accordance with our available delivery dates   The winning party must agree to The Cornis ..read more
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Christmas Baked Oysters With Pancetta And Parmesan Breadcrumbs
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
3y ago
Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 5 mins | Serves: 6 as a starter   Ingredients: 2 slices of stale ciabatta or other white bread 2 tbsp of freshly grated parmesan cheese or pecorino Romano picante 1 tbsp pine nuts 30g pancetta, chopped finely 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley A good grinding of black pepper 18 shucked oysters in their half shells 1 lemon, cut into wedges Instructions: Combine the pine nuts, parmesan and ciabatta in a food processor and blend until coarse crumbs Heat a skillet over medium-high heat, and add a splash of olive oil. Add pancetta and fry until c ..read more
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Leeky Mussels
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
4y ago
Prep time: 5 mins | Cook time: 15 mins | Serves: 3-4 Ingredients: 1kg mussel 25g butter 6 rashers of smoked streaky bacon, chopped into little bits 1 large leek diagonally sliced Handful of thyme sprigs Glass of cider or white wine for you and another for the dish Crusty bread   Instructions: Give your mussels a good rinse in cold water. Squeeze each mussel closed and leave on the side for 2 minutes discarding any that have not slightly reopened after 2 mins and those with broken shells. Don't worry, these packs are overstocked to allow for the odd discard Heat half the ..read more
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Tommy's Mussel Pasta
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
4y ago
Prep time: 35 mins | Cook time: 10 mins | Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 can chopped or whole tomatoes 3 garlic cloves nicely crushed 1 shallot, chopped or a small onion 1 glass of white wine for you, another for the dish 1 kilo mussels Good splash of extra-virgin olive oil A pinch of chilli flakes 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme Pinch sugar Salt to taste Pasta to serve 3-4 A large handful of chopped flat leaf parsley     Instructions: Mash your tomatoes and set aside Start heating a large pot of water on the hob for the pasta Combine your garlic, shallot with white wine in another pan ..read more
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Baked Mussel Crunch
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
4y ago
Baked Mussel Crunch Recipe Type: Easy Author: The Cornish Fishmonger Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 25 mins Serves: 3-4 A crunchy and cosy autumn warmer Ingredients 1kg mussel in their shells 50g toasted breadcrumb Zest of 1 lemon 100g garlic and parsley butter A sprinkle of your fave cheese Instructions Give your mussels a good rinse in cold water. Squeeze each mussel closed and leave on the side for 2 minutes whilst you fill up your wine glass and set the grill to high. Mix the breadcrumbs and zest and grate a little cheese into a separate dish. Now back to your m ..read more
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Award-Winning Cornish Mussels
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by The Cornish Fishmonger
4y ago
                  Use promo code MUSSELS20 when you place your order online and receive 1 kg of organic, blue Cornish mussels absolutely FREE.   Why we love them: They are simply delicious but don't take our word for it, these organic blue Cornish mussels recently received the world renowned 3-Star Great Taste Award 2020 These are rope farmed mussels meaning they hang freely in the water column - gritty mussels are a thing of the past Rope farmed mussels are sustainable! They're also meatier! Shells on rope farmed mussels don't need to be as ..read more
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