Best Shellfish

Walter Purkis has always made a specialty of sourcing the best shellfish available and to that end both shops have day supplies coming in from Billingsgate Market, Cornwall, Devon, Grimsby, Aberdeen, Fraserburgh and many other fishing ports around Great Britain. Look out for our  freshly boiled lobsters and crabs

There is also a twice weekly delivery from Europe with some of the more exotic shellfish.

Typical Shellfish Selection

Best Greenland Prawns (in shell)
Peeled Greenland Prawns (in a mild brine)
Squat Lobster Tails (Cray Fish)
Prawns in pastry
Fresh Cray Fish
Fresh Mediteranien Prawns (uncooked)
Fresh Raw Tiger Prawns
Mediteranien Prawns whole or peeled (Frozen)
Uncooked Tiger Prawns whole or peeled (Frozen)
Fresh Langustines (raw or cooked)
Brown Shrimps
Live Mussels
Cooked Mussels
Live Clams
King Scallops (fresh or frozen)
Queen Scallops (fresh or frozen)
Crabs (live or boiled)
Dressed Crab
Crab Meat (white)
Lobsters (live or boiled)
Crab Flavoured Ocean Sticks
Jellied Eels
New Zealend Mussels
Seafood Salad (in oil )

Latest blog posts for shellfish

  • crab linguine

Crab Linguine Recipe

June 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Crab Linguine Recipe

Crab linguine is a deceptively simple pasta dish with a delicious sauce that has the classic pairing of the crab flavours with some chilli zing and aniseed sweetness of the tarragon. Brown Crab Season The native Brown Crab season [...]

  • Cod And Prawn Tagine

Cod And Prawn Tagine Recipe

May 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Cod And Prawn Tagine Recipe

This is a delicious lightly spiced cod and prawn tagine. Unlike the meaty version this tagine  cooks very quickly and ready to eat in thirty minutes. The lemon and olives add a lively tang to the sauce. [...]

  • Crab and avocado tostada

Crab And Avocado Tostada

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on 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 [...]