Category Archives: Fish & Shellfish

Hospitable Haddock

Alongside Cod, Haddock occupies a place in the psyche of the British consumer. Probably better known in it’s smoked form it can also be used plain in most recipes that ask for Cod, or indeed for any similar firm-fleshed fish. Here are a … Continue reading

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Fish : Variation on a Theme

Uncommonly good Cod Even alongside Haddock and Herring, Cod is probably the best known and most widely used fish in Britain today. When fish and chips is spoken of the ‘fish’ is expected to be Cod! But with long periods of over-fishing and … Continue reading

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A Tale of Loaves and Fishes

What would you give up for Lent? In the medieval world, wild hedonistic periods of feasting were balanced by sometimes long, barren periods of fasting. But none were more formidable than the forty-plus days of Lent. Following the winter months, … Continue reading

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The Cooking Of Fish

Well done or done well? Cooking with fish has long been a contentious subject. The main problem has always been to what degree it must be cooked. Should it, like pork, be thoroughly cooked out or more like a rare … Continue reading

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