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Fish for Thought - Healthy Seafood for Children

Benefits of Fish and Shellfish for Children

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!

Fish for Thought Healthy Recipes for Lunchboxes

Healthy Lunchbox Ideas for Kids

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.

Salmon from Fish for Thought Cornwall

Easy Salmon Recipes

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 Fish for Thought Barbecue Feast

5 Genius Barbecue Hacks

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!

tiger-prawns

Why we no longer sell Tiger Prawns

We have become increasingly conscious that, as a UK based business, we have very little
visibility or control over how Tiger Prawns are farmed and harvested.

crevettes

Why we no longer sell Crevettes

We have become increasingly conscious that, as a UK based business, we have very little
visibility or control over how Crevettes are farmed and harvested.

ray-wings

Why we no longer sell Ray Wings

We have identified that all forms of skate & ray are highlighted as ‘Fish to Avoid’ by both the Cornwall Good Seafood Guide and the Marine
Conservation Society.

wild-seabass

Why we no longer sell Wild Seabass

Over recent years information from fisheries studies have shown that bass stocks in European waters are being over exploited.

fisherman

The only way is Ethics

At Fish for Thought, we are on a mission to change the way people enjoy fish and
shellfish forever. In order to achieve this, we are determined to lead the way when it
comes to sustainable and ethical sourcing.

Fresh Cornish Lobster at Fish for Thought

5 Lobster Tips and Tricks

Lobster – the shellfish superstar! It’s decadent, luxurious and worth every penny. We’ve compiled our top 5 tips and tricks to help you enjoy this incredible seafood in all its glory. So, sit back and impress your friends with our lobster hacks guaranteed to make it EVEN better.

salmon

How to fillet Salmon

When sourcing our salmon we have cast our net wide. We work closely with Shetlands Finest and they provide some of the finest salmon in the world. With this quick and easy to follow video guide you too can prepare a delicious fillet or two in no time under the guidance of our expert mongers!

mussels

How to Cook, Clean & Store Mussels

So you've just ordered some tasty fresh Mussels from Fish for Thought, they've arrived in the bag at your door and you're thinking... what next? Well fear not, Chef Adam is here yet again to guide you through the process of Cleaning, Cooking and Storing your Mussels!