Cooking Tips

8 simple tips for a stress-free Christmas dinner

5th Dec 2017

Food galore, drinks a flowing and being surrounded by friends and family. Who doesn’t love this time of year? To many though, the thought of ...


How to prepare squid ready for cooking

3rd Mar 2017

Cleaning and preparing squid ready for cooking is easier than you may think. Follow our simple steps and you’ll be on your way to making the ...


6 simple tips to remember when purchasing fish

9th Jan 2017

When walking into your local fishmongers or supermarket, you may find yourself overwhelmed with selection of fish available to choose from. ...


Recipes from Rick Stein’s Long Weekends, Palermo

16th Dec 2016

Rick Stein’s Long Weekends series has provided a wonderful tour around some of Europe’s best culinary cites. These three recipes were ...


How to remove crab meat from a cooked crab

25th Nov 2016

By using our simple steps we can show you how easy it really is to remove crab meat from your cooked crab, avoiding any waste. 1. Begin by ...


How to skin a whole flat fish in three simple steps

18th Oct 2016

If you’ve ever tried skinning a flat fish like Turbot, lemon sole or brill before you’ll know that it can be daunting task the first ...


Facebook LIVE with Stuart Pate

14th Oct 2016

To celebrate the launch of Rick’s new book, Long Weekends, our Head Pastry Chef at The Seafood Restaurant, Stuart Pate, will be demoing ...


How to prepare and cook mussels

7th Sep 2016

When it comes to mussels, there are a few top tips that you need to know. Whether you know of a great local place to buy them fresh, or ...


Five top tips when seasoning fish

4th Feb 2016

Perfect seasoning is the secret to fully appreciating the flavour of fish, but it’s not always that easy to get it right. Mark Puckey, head chef ...


Great British Bake Off: the final

7th Oct 2015

What an incredible 11 weeks of bake off! With just three bakers left in the final, we asked our head pastry chef Stuart Pate for his final ...