Arguably the most important part of Christmas, for a brief moment - forget the gifts, forget the holiday spirit, forget the Christmas hits you hear every year and definitely forget about the enormous amount of tidying up you will probably have to do after Christmas bulldozes its way through the household. Now is the time to focus on that pre-Christmas-roast tummy-rumble.
We’re totally spoilt for beautiful coastlines in Cornwall - and it’s no surprise that being surrounded by these stunning, clean waters means that there’s a long history of sea fishing in the county. As a result, there’s a wealth of mouthwatering seafood restaurants making the most of the fantastic produce we have on our doorstep! Here’s just five of our favourite Seafood Restaurants in the county…
It’s one of our biggest distractions here at FFT HQ – deciding how to cook and serve what we love the most… seafood! Should I make a fish pie? Perhaps a simple, grilled fillet with crusty bread and salad? Maybe a hearty stew? There’s endless ways to prepare and enjoy seafood so we’ve compiled 5 of our favourite techniques which guarantee amazing results – however you choose to eat it!
Pasta and Seafood or “Pasta e Frutti di mare” as they probably say in Italy, is a fusion of the finest export of the Italian culture (besides the odd Ferrari) partnered with some of the heartiest seafood that gets landed into our picturesque cornish harbours daily.
Calling all health-heroes, foodies, fitness-freaks and people who love blogs with facts in them. We have crunched the numbers, researched data, looked at spreadsheets and even hired a fish-whisperer to ask the fish themselves to find out which ones are the highest in protein. Of course, our history and expertise within the seafood industry also helps a lot but we thought best leave nothing to chance.
With Halloween fast approaching, we thought we’d serve you some monsters from the briny deep! We think that all the fish in the sea are beautiful – think of the stunning, striped markings on mackerel skin, the sparkle and glisten of a salmon’s scales - even the cute orange spots on a plaice. However – there are some fish that definitely wouldn’t ‘win’ any beauty contests, despite being healthy and delicious! Read on for some fearsome feast ideas.
With supermarkets offering the same ‘safe’ but boring choices of 7-14 day old seafood, more and more people are searching for a ‘fishmonger near me’ in hope of something better. Buying from a Cornish fishmonger which is local to the historic and traditional fishing ports of Cornwall is hugely beneficial in ensuring you are receiving the very freshest & best of local sustainable fish and seafood.
Here at Fish for Thought, we think fish and seafood are fantastic food staples for the whole family. Not only nutritious and delicious, they have a huge range of health benefits that are particularly important for children as they grow and develop. With this in mind, here are our three favourite, easy recipes that’ll get your little ones enthusiastic about a winner fish dinner!
Seafood in general is fantastic for your health at all stages of life, but can be particularly beneficial for the little ones as they’re growing. Following on from our last post about spectacular seafood packed lunches, this week we’re looking at the health benefits of fish and shellfish for children!
With the season subtly shifting towards autumn and as we get back into the ‘swing’ after a glorious summer, now is the perfect time to revisit your kitchen routine, particularly now the kids are #BackToSchool! Seafood is full of health benefits and we would encourage you to try and squeeze at least two portions into your weekly meal plans.
We love salmon at Fish for Thought. Delicious, versatile and nutritionally dense, salmon has it all! Our salmon comes from the Shetland Islands, where the conditions are perfect for producing lean and fit fish that stay in peak condition, thanks to the strong, fast tidal flow of the local waters encouraging the fish to swim constantly. Here are our four favourite recipes to help you create super tasty dishes at home.
A British summer is a wonderful thing! When it’s warm and the sky’s blue, 80% of the population rush to gather outside with friends and family to feast alfresco. You never know how long the sun will stick around, so cram as much fun and flavour as possible into every hour with our genius barbecue hacks, guaranteed to blow your mind!