I love Mackerel, it’s one of my biggest pleasures in life. A lonely mackerel made me fall in love with fishing and I’ve spent many a happy summer eve proudly cooking my mackerel catch of the day. Mackerel is a hugely delicious and versatile fish, making it great to experiment with when cooking. Fishcakes are one of my favourite ways to cook it and I’ve tried lots of different recipes; this is the best one I’ve found, albeit with…

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  So, Sunday definitely turned out to be a gluttonous day! We popped down to the Oyster Festival on Events Square, Falmouth at about midday. We browsed the really good selection of high quality stalls and my girlfriend couldn’t resist and bought some jewellery. My eyes however, were set on a very different prize – Oysters and Stout. We made our way into the main marque and headed straight for the oyster bar. I purchased four oysters on a paper…

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Jamie’s Ministry of Food A fantastic book for anyone like me who is a bit of a rookie chef, containing brilliantly simple and tasty recipes. The book takes you through everything in basic steps and includes lots of photos so you can keep checking your delicious food is looking as it should. Nathan Outlaw’s British Seafood Great book for any seafood enthusiastic. Beautifully presented and a great coffee table book as well as containing cover to cover scrumptiousness. The book…

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  Spider Crabs are awesome. They are gnarly looking, scary fellas, but they are pretty easy to catch and are darn tasty. They don’t have much brown meat but their long claws can get huge and contain some great white meat (their meat is a bit less strong than the edible/brown crab) Finding and Catching them: Spider Crabs start to turn up on our shores around late Spring time and by Mid Summer the larger males have turned up to…

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