Preparing fresh fish and seafood is really a matter of confidence and experience. Once the fear factor disappears and practice has made perfect, you might even begin to see fresh fish and seafood appear on your menu at home.
With this collection of handy guides we will walk you through the whole process from the purchase to the cleaning of the fish or fresh seafood. Removing the fear, we arm you with all the information you need, so the next time you step into a fish market you will be inspired.
Firmness, bright prominent eyes, shine and red gills are just some ways to recognise a fresh fish. Have a look at this guide to make sure you have all the information you need to feel like an expert when selecting the freshest fish.
Once you've bought your fresh fish, you're going to have to clean it. This seven step guide makes it easy.
Different types of fish need to be treated differently when it comes to filleting. Sea Bass, Red Mullet and Sardines are all covered in three neat videos.
Bringing home fresh oysters from the maket is one of life's pleasures. That is until it comes to opening them, when it can all go horribly wrong. Wtih the right technique and equipment it's really quite simple and you will be a pro in no time with this handy guide.
Fresh langoustine or shrimps are a versatile shellfish to work with and adapt well to a number of recipes. By learning how to select and prepare them opens up culinary avenues.
Calamari are actually very easy to clean and once you master the simple technique, cleaning calamari is no longer a chore but a pleasure.