Landings of monkfish around the Cornish coast have been stable over recent years, although studies of stock levels are limited. The studies that have been carried out have shown that the stocks are healthy and increasing.
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!
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!
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!
With Halloween fast approaching, we thought we’d serve you some monsters from the briny deep! We think that all the fish in the sea are beautiful – think of the stunning, striped markings on mackerel skin, the sparkle and glisten of a salmon’s scales - even the cute orange spots on a plaice. However – there are some fish that definitely wouldn’t ‘win’ any beauty contests, despite being healthy and delicious! Read on for some fearsome feast ideas.
It’s one of our biggest distractions here at FFT HQ – deciding how to cook and serve what we love the most… seafood! Should I make a fish pie? Perhaps a simple, grilled fillet with crusty bread and salad? Maybe a hearty stew? There’s endless ways to prepare and enjoy seafood so we’ve compiled 5 of our favourite techniques which guarantee amazing results – however you choose to eat it!
This blog takes a dive into the most common fishing techniques used in Cornish waters and reveals the good, the bad and the ugly.
Just to say I cooked the monkfish you sent us (the order was placed by my son) last night. It was absolutely beautiful, the guests raved about it and I made sure everyone (including a couple of chefs) knew where it came from. Many thanks to all.