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Recipes & Cooking
Preparing a cooked lobster. Once you receive your lobster, we recommend storing it in the fridge until you are ready to eat it. Take a sharp knife, place it in the centre of the back of the lobster and split the lobster in half lengthways. Crack the claws and remove the meat from each one then carefully remove the meat from the tail, cut into chunks and put it all back in the shell to serve. Add a squeeze of lemon juice, some chunks of butter and season generously with pepper. Classic Thermidor https://www.fishforthought.co.uk/shop/chef-specials/thermidor-sauce is also hard to beat!
Best consumed fresh within 3 days. Alternatively, pop in the freezer and use within 3 months
Watch Chef Adam show you how expertly prepare Lobster Thermidor here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihyqKieV6W0
Watch Chef Adam prepare Lobster Massala here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d__I6tl9Q1c&t=61s
Health & Nutrition
Lobster is an excellent source of Omega 3, providing 580 mg per 100 g of meat. It is also a rich source of essential vitamins and minerals, including copper, selenium zinc, phosphorus, vitamin B12, magnesium, and vitamin E.
Sustainability & Provenance
We are really proud of the provenance and quality of our Cornish lobster. We have close relationships with a small number of fishermen and many of them land directly to us. Not only that we provide them with bait for their pots in the form of our fish frames and waste. This is a real win win as it eliminates the need for us to dispose of our waste and provides our fishermen with free bait. Read more
The Best Lobsters
As ever, everything arrived OK thanks and we’ve just eaten the lobsters (a Valentine’s treat for my wife – oh all right, for me too!). The substitution of Turbot in place of the Brill I ordered, which was unavailable, was fine and much appreciated. Thanks for that. Finally, as I’ve said before, your new packaging is a huge improvement and makes the whole process much easier at the receiving end. I keep mentioning FFT to family and friends so I hope you get some more sales from them.
Roger Sugden, Surrey
Our perfect meal
Thank you very much for the really wonderful lobsters that I found outside my door on Saturday morning. They were delicious and a great hit with my guests in the evening! I have never seen such big claws! We had some fun getting the hammer out to break into them.... Thank you for a perfect meal with special friends and the chance to celebrate in great, messy, style! Thank you for the freshness of the lobsters and for the very efficient delivery just on the day they were needed! Congratulations on a very good job, well delivered and well done.
Catherine Squires, Worcestershire
Wedding Anniversary Celebrations!
just thought I'd drop you a quick email to let you know our order arrived on Saturday morning. I opened the box and it smelled like Cornwall, the sea. The mussels were superb in the mariniere sauce and the lobster thermidor was fantastic! We were treating ourselves as it is our 26th wedding anniversary tomorrow and to be honest, we prefer to buy the very best ingredients and cook ourselves than go to a restaurant and be disappointed. We were delighted with the quality of the fish, as always.
Peter Hinchliffe, Hertfordshire