The last couple of months have been really rather self-indulgent for me. The remnants of a particularly glorious and assuaging “lobster” summer, devoted mostly to the pursuit of my favourite crustacean, has latterly given way to an autumnal surfeit of oysters, (if you can ever have such a thing) and one that I’ve relished every… Read More Sublime in Soho
Along the South coast of the UK right now and in particular, betwixt Portland and Start Point, an annual phenomenon is occurring. An inshore explosion of abundant seafood, that although increasingly important and vital to the local coastal economies of Dorset, Devon and Cornwall, rarely breaks the news in the markets, fishmongers and kitchens of… Read More Cuttles
It’s seldom that I can profess to have become completely and overwhelmingly entranced with something. I can literally count the occasions singlehandedly. My wife (obvs), the Cornish village of Mousehole, my boat, the occasional dog, autumn skies and oysters to name only a few. However, I can categorically add another to the list in the… Read More Åh Herregud! – A Swedish Seafood Odyssey.
The Cornish fishing town of Newlyn, despite its rugged and uncompromisingly industrial facade, has played host to a panoply of artistic talent over the years. Not surprising, when you consider the rich and undeniably abundant sources of material that lie along the county’s imposing and unforgiving granite shores and amidst the mystical tor-strewn uplands of… Read More Harbouring a Talent