Bouillabaisse is a classic French fish soup served topped with a large crouton dressed with rouille. How to make it and recipe here.
This delicious squid stir fry is served with pak choi and noodles. It is very quick to prep and cook. It is packed full of vegetables too making it a good healthy meal. The fragrant herbs and spices give it some Thai flavours.
This is a delicious mussel recipe that is very quick to cook and prepare. These tasty shellfish have plump, juicy flesh and a sweet taste of the sea. They make a great combination with the garlic and pasta for a great family meal or sharing with friends.
Now is the season for Mussels (it runs from October to March) One of the best ways to cook them is Moules Mariniere. If you haven't tried them before this basic recipe will get you started. As with many shellfish dishes simple cooking is often the very best way
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.
Paella is a classic Spanish dish with many "authentic" versions Try this recipe as it is easy to customise to your own preferences, what's in shop or in your fridge
Pan fried Hake is a simple cooking method that delivers crisp, golden skin and flaky white flesh. This delicious recipe pairs it up with some seasonal shellfish. Preparation time will be about 25 minutes, allow 15 minutes for cooking time. Quantities below are for 4. NB The time taken to pan-fry depends on the thickness of the [...]
This has to be one of the tastiest ways to cook these lovely shellfish. Scallops with Chorizo is a winning combination, the spicy flavours of the Spanish sausage really compliments the sweet meat of the scallops. About Scallops Scallops are easy to identify by their familiar fan-shaped shells with chunky ribs. They live on sandy parts [...]
This is a really easy to make fish pie recipe, perfect food for the Autumn weather. Fish Pie With Our Own Smoked Haddock A fish pie, always needs a bit of smoked fish to really make it taste great and what could be better than Purkis Smoked Haddock that has been cured on the premises. This is [...]
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 [...]