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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!

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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!

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How to fillet Lemon Sole

Lemon Sole is a delicious fish landed in significant quantities into Cornish markets like Looe. It has very soft but deliciously flavoured flesh. 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!

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How to fillet Haddock

Haddock is landed around the Cornish coast. They are a silvery grey colour with a black lateral line and a grey-black splodge just behind the gills. 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!

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How to fillet Gurnard

Gurnard is a beautiful looking fish sometimes referred to as angelfish. It remains very much underrated, making it good value, although prices have gone up as it has been discovered. 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!

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How to fillet Cod

Fillets from large Cod are a real joy, and extremely versatile. With this quick and easy to follow video guide you too can carve out a delicious fillet or two in no time under the guidance of our expert mongers!

Fish for Thought's Lobster on the Barbecue

A Guide to Lobster

One word for Cornish Lobster… wow! We are very proud to specialise in what is arguably the most prized seafood species on the planet. We ONLY supply native lobsters, the majority of which are landed in the clear Atlantic waters off the north and south coasts of Cornwall. If you’re wondering how to buy, prepare and enjoy the finest lobster available, you’re in the right place!

Chef Adam's Moules Marinière Dish

Mad for Molluscs – preparing your oysters, mussels and scallops

We’re going absolutely mad for molluscs at Fish for Thought, so much so that Chef Adam has been making waves in the kitchen and concocted three mouth-watering new cooking kits!

Cornish Crab at Fish for Thought

Is Crab good for you?

Crab is clawsome! Not only is it incredibly delicious, it has amazing health benefits too. We’re very proud to supply Cornish Crab - which we believe to be the best in the world – that is pot-caught around the clear blue waters off the coast of Cornwall. Let’s take a look at this super shellfish and why it’s a cracking addition to your diet!

Seafood on the Barbecue

Top 10 Tips for your Seafood Barbecue

A barbecue loaded with marinated fish and shellfish is a beautiful thing. There’s endless ways to grill seafood so we’ve spoken to our very own Chef Adam to find out his top tips for barbecuing. Read on, fire up the coals and get grilling. You can’t buy happiness BUT you can enjoy succulent, sensational barbecued seafood – and that’s kind of the same thing!

Fit with Fish - Health Benefits of Seafood for Men

Fit with Fish - Health Benefits of Seafood for Men

This June, we’re celebrating all the magnificent men in our lives… #LetsHearItForTheBuoys! We should all be enjoying at least two portions of seafood a week for optimum health, so let’s encourage all the fin-tastic fellas to becoming Seafoodie Heroes and reap the amazing health benefits of a diet rich in fish and shellfish.

Let’s Hear it for the Buoys!

Let’s Hear it for the Buoys!

This June, it’s all about the DIY heroes, the taxi drivers, the man-flu survivors, the Kings of bad jokes and masters of the barbecue!