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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

  • Baked Red Mullet

Baked Red Mullet

In this baked red mullet recipe the baking is an easy way to reduce calories without compromising on flavour. Serve alongside baked tomatoes makes for a tasty and healthy evening meal. 

  • sea trout on the counter

Baked Sea Trout

Sea trout is a  brown trout that has made it down river to the ocean to live and feed. It resembles salmon in appearance, with a silver, black-flecked skin and oil-rich flesh, but it is somewhat smaller. Its flavour is subtle and delicate and it has a fine textured meat.

  • stuffed squid

Salsa Stuffed Squid Recipe

Squid is really versatile ingredient that is easy to prepare and cook. It is high in protein and low in fat so a very healthy option to have on our plates.

  • Fried Tuna Milanese Style-

Fried Tuna Milanese Style

This recipe is for fried tuna Milanese style with tasty wild oregano and anchovies. Its a very delicious dish that works well as lunch or for dinner

  • Lobster risotto

Lobster Risotto Recipe

Lobster risotto is a rich and luxurious recipe makes an lovely dish for a special occasion. (If you have time the leftover claws and shells will make a rich lobster stock full of shellfish flavour perfect for making the risotto)

  • Cacciucco an Italian Style Fish Stew

Cacciucco Fish Stew

This recipe is for Cacciucco an Italian fish stew that is typically found in towns along the western Italian coasts of Tuscany and Liguria. It is especially associated with the port city of Livorno.

  • crouch end red herrings

Crouch End Red Herrings

When you have found all the Crouch End Red Herrings hand in your forms to Walter Purkis & Sons Crouch End Shop Competition closes 5pm Saturday 17th June.