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The wonder of shellfish

Wed 3rd June 2020

There is a long European history of collecting and enjoying shellfish, in fact far more so in the past than today. Oysters, for example, were an everyday food until the early 20th century, they were widely enjoyed by people in all walks of society until supply problems saw them fall rapidly out of favour. Today though, a huge variety of great quality shellfish are readily available, be they delicious crustaceans such as crab, lobster and langoustine; bivalves such as mussels, oysters and scallops, or gastropods (members of the snail family, with one shell) such as whelks. Whether farmed or harvested from the wild, shellfish are a worthy addition to any dining occasion. Let’s take a look at a few of the more commonly available species: 

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Sunday Brunch with CJ Jackson

Wed 3rd June 2020

CJ Jackson, Chief Executive at Billingsgate Seafood School gives us the scoop on Sunday Brunch.

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Frying tonight – fish and chips during lockdown

Mon 18th May 2020

Feeling hungry but fed up of ‘lockdown’ home cooking and looking instead for ideas for a quick change of dinner this evening? Maybe a home delivered takeaway, or as an excuse to get out for a bit of fresh air, maybe a ‘click and collect’ takeaway ... maybe some lip-smackingly delicious and hunger-quelling fish and chips?

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British shoppers spark spike in seafood sales under lockdown

Thu 14th May 2020

British shoppers stocking up cupboards and freezers before the UK entered lockdown caused a significant rise in seafood sales, according to research by the Sea for Yourself campaign, supported by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and non-departmental public body, Seafish.

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Can you feed your immune system?

Mon 11th May 2020

Seafish consultant nutritionist and registered dietitian Juliette Kellow sets the record straight on whether there’s anything we can eat to boost our immunity…

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Social distancing? Here’s a few tips for staying healthy

Mon 23rd March 2020

Some cool, calm and collected tips for keeping on top of your wellbeing

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