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Smoked Fish

London's oldest working smokehouse is part of our Crouch End Shop. Smoked Haddock, Smoked Mackerel, Smoked Salmon, Kippers and Eel. Available in our shops. Real local food.

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Latest from Fishmonger Blog

  • clam stew with polenta

Clam Stew And Polenta Recipe

Clams are not only very tasty they are also extremely easy to cook. The shellfish are paired here with with some smooth polenta for a warming and comforting dish.

  • chilli cured salmon

Chilli Cured Salmon

This chilli cured salmon recipe comes from Nathan Outlaw. Salmon is an excellent fish to cure, as its oiliness and texture are perfectly suited to the technique and it makes the most of the  delicious fresh salmon we have in the shop.

  • Baked Red Mullet Recipe

Baked Red Mullet Recipe

This delicious baked red mullet recipe is from "Real Food by Mike" which is a collection of seasonal wholefood recipes with an emphasis on wellbeing

  • try a sea urchin

Sea Urchin Cooking and Eating Tips

Despite its rather odd appearance the sea urchin is a delicacy in many different cuisines around the world. They have a rich flavours that really encapsulate the taste of the ocean.

  • mackerel fillets on spicy potato

Mackerel Fillets With Spicy Potatoes

This recipe has some healthy and delicious Mackerel fillets, served up with warming curry flavoured potato and topped out with a fried egg.

  • monkfish curry recipe

Monkfish Curry With Coconut

Try this monkfish curry recipe the spice flavours of the curry and the sweet coconut pair very well with this delicious firm fish

  • On Pot Cod Recipe

One Pot Cod Recipe

This one pot cod recipe with lots of healthy green vegetables, tomatoes and potatoes is ideal for lunch or dinner, its a quick and easy roast that happens all in one pot which means minimum mess in the kitchen.

  • piri piri mackerel

Piri Piri Mackerel Recipe

This piri piri mackerel recipe has a warming kick to it. The fish is sustainable and packed with healthy omeaga-3 not to mention being delicious.

  • lobster mac n cheese

Lobster Mac N Cheese

Lobster Mac N Cheese is a luxe and indulgent shellfish twist on a classic comfort food recipe. We have the recipe here and fresh Lobsters in the shop