How To Guides

mackerel-fillet

How to fillet Mackerel

Mackerel is one of the best oily fish you can eat and very healthy. They can be cooked, whole and gutted or filleted. We can even remove the bones by v-cutting them for you. 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!

plaice-fillet

How to fillet Flat Fish

This guide (with video) will show you how to easily fillet flat fish. Plaice is a beautiful fish with dark top skin and bright orange spots. It is great value and is one of the most popular flat fish. 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!

frozen-hake

Frozen food and freezing

Most people know that freezing is an excellent means of preserving many foods. In this guide, we provide you with useful information to help you make the most of frozen foods as part of a high quality, convenient and nutritious diet.

Fish for Thought's Matt and Paul with a giant monkfish!

Everything you need to know about Monkfish

It looks like a nightmare, tastes like a dream. Its nickname is the sea-devil, it has a huge spiny head and fang-like teeth. Any guesses yet? Come out from behind the sofa and embrace the wonder which is… monkfish. Yes, it looks pretty horrifying, but its gorgeous meaty texture and subtle sweetness will make this tasty terror your new favourite thing. Trust us!

monkfish-fillet

How to fillet Monkfish

Also known as the anglerfish, when whole it looks pretty terrifying. The heads are routinely removed at sea and usually, only the tail is sold. With a single bone running through the tail and a robust meaty texture, it is both versatile and delicious. 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!

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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Seafood Recipes For Kids – How To Get Them Hooked On Seafood For Life!

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!