There is no denying the South West has a great reputation for fabulous food and drink both produce and in the hospitality industry. For more than 30 years, the Taste of the West has actively supported and promoted this thriving industry in the region, making it the most esteemed food and drink award program in the South West.
Scallops are a type of shellfish found in cold waters across the globe. In the UK these delightful shellfish are primarily sourced from regions such as Cornwall, Scotland, and the Isle of Man. They are a true delicacy of the sea, their delicate and sweet flavour, paired with a tender and buttery texture, makes them an irresistible treat. Scallops are also highly versatile in the kitchen, as they can be cooked using various techniques such as searing, grilling and poaching.
One of the travesties of supermarket fish system is how it has both narrowed the options for the consumer AND removed real fresh fish from their offering. Our ultra-short supply chain is bringing back fresh - this is what it should taste like!
We believe that well managed fishing industries can bring good on so many levels, to the environment, to society and the rural economy. Here’s a little dive into why we see seafood as so much more than something for dinner.