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Walter Purkis On Masterchef 2017

Walter Purkis and Sons have been delighted to have had several customers who have been Masterchef contestants, including Emma Spitzer who was a finalist in 2015. (We were delighted to be mentioned in her latest book Fress and excited to be sharing some recipes from it on our blog) MasterChef 2017 This year we have [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Categories: Fresh Fish, News|Tags: , |

Sea Bass Recipe

Our customer Emma Spitzer is not only a Masterchef finalist but she has just published a new cookbook. It has lots of tasty fish dishes including this sea bass recipe (and we were delighted to get a mention as well!). http://www.walterpurkisandsons.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/fress-cover.jpg Since reaching the final three on MasterChef, Emma has been in [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Fresh Fish, Recipes|Tags: , , |

Moroccan Spiced Monkfish Recipe

Our customer Emma Spitzer is not only a Masterchef finalist but she has just published a new cookbook. It has lots of tasty fish dishes including this spiced monkfish recipe (and we were delighted to get a mention as well!). http://www.walterpurkisandsons.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/fress-cover.jpg Since reaching the final three on MasterChef, Emma has been in [...]

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Fresh Fish, Recipes|Tags: , , |

Opening Times Easter 2017

These are our opening times for Easter 2017. Its not just about the fish we have a selection of tasty eggs that will be perfect over the Easter holiday period. Friday 14th April, Good Friday - open as usual Saturday 15th April - open as usual. Sunday 16th April - closed Monday 17th April - closed Tuesday 18th April - [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Grilled Mackerel With Curried Mussels

This recipe takes some mackerel fillets and pairs them up with fresh mussels in a curry sauce. Mackerel is a very tasty fish, notable for its distinctive striped iridescent colours and v shaped tail. It is an oily fish which makes it a good source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Preperation time will be about 25-30 minutes. Allow 25 [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Fresh Fish, Recipes|Tags: , |

Gefilte Fish

Gefilte fish are poached fish patties or balls that are poached in stock. It is a traditional Jewish dish, eaten throughout the year  but popular on holidays such as Passover. The main ingredient is a mixture of different fish chopped up into a mince - You can find it freshly made on our chiller counter. It is a dish [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Fresh Fish, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Sea Bass And Chorizo Recipe

Sea bass is an very popular fish as its fillets cook quickly and easily. This sea bass and chorizo recipe is no exception. The soft flakes with their slightly  sweet flavour pair really well with meaty chorizo to form a delicious combination. Ingredients for Sea Bass And Chorizo 2 Sea bass fillets from Walter Purkis [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Categories: Fresh Fish, Recipes|Tags: , |

Pan Fried Turbot Recipe

This is a tasty turbot recipe just adding a few extra flavours with almond and cucumber that do not overwhelm but complement this rather refined flatfish. About Turbot Turbot is a large flatfish usually a flecked sandy colour (similar to a Brill or Sole). It is very popular in the UK and in limited supply which makes [...]

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Fresh Fish, Recipes|Tags: |

Crab And Avocado Tostada

This recipe for a Crab And Avocado Tostada is delicious. The sweetnesss of the shellfish works really well with the creaminess of a ripe avocado. Combining them on  tortillas with some chilli gives a spicy Mexican twist. This recipe is quick and easy to prepare allow ten minutes for preparation and only one minute for cooking. [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Recipes, Shellfish|

Tiger Prawn Recipe With A Thai Sauce

This is a very quick and simple Thai tiger prawn recipe it will be ideal for a dinner party starter or as a fresh lighter meal. The lovely aromatic ingredients in the sauce make for a really authentic Thai dish. Tiger Prawn Recipe Ingredients 10 Tiger prawns from Walter Purkis & Sons 3 kaffir lime [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: Recipes, Shellfish|Tags: |