Wild Harbour Cephalopods
Cornish Wild Octopus
The magnificent octopus measures up to 80 cm and has eight succulent tentacles which are each a feast waiting to happen. Octopus flesh is far tougher than the flesh of other cephalopods like squid or cuttlefish, so chefs worldwide have come up with different strategies for tenderizing the flesh. In the Mediterranean, fishermen beat octopuses against rocks; some swear by cooking it in copper, massaging it with salt or simmering it with wine corks. Some modern chefs have even been known to bag the beast and pop it in a spin cycle in the washing machine! If handled with a little care, such extreme techniques shouldn’t be necessary – gentle simmering should suffice!
FLAVOUR: Medium | TEXTURE: Firm | IN SEASON: Jan-Dec
Wild, Fresh & Fair
Cornwall’s leading sustainable fishery, headquartered in the beautiful Cornish fishing town of Hayle Cornwall, providing the freshest Cornish seafood and shellfish, landed daily in Cornwall’s local harbours.
We’re a local business with strong relationships to the local day boats, we’re proud of our produce and its provenance, and we’re always happy to answer your questions and offer helpful advice.
Today's Fresh Catch
It all begins at sea. Each morning, we receive fresh fish from our trusted community of in-shore day boats.
We Prep & Pack
Your seafood is expertly filleted & prepared to order and packaged within a temperature controlled eco-friendly box.
To Your Kitchen
Nationwide delivery direct to your kitchen within 24 hours of the day boat catch landing here in Cornwall.
from sea to kitchen
Wild harbour seafood
The clear waters of the Cornish coast are home to Britain’s finest seafood and shellfish. The daily catch from local day boats lands fresh Cornish crab and lobster, magnificent line-caught sea bass in season, mackerel, pollack, sole and place. Wonderful Cornish native oysters, mussels and hand dived king scallops. But with over 40 local species, from Cornish Sole to Sardines, the truth is we never know what the tide will bring in.