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Fresh Wild Cornish Brill
Cornish ‘Line Caught’ Brill
Brill is a large member of the sole family, with a flavour and quality similar to turbot, but less well-known and, in our opinion, vastly underestimated. Top chefs and fish connoisseurs love it for its firm, meaty texture, white flesh, and distinct, rich, sweet flavour. We guarantee a revelation if you haven’t tried it before.
FLAVOUR: Bold | TEXTURE: Medium | IN SEASON: May – Sept
Brill is similar to turbot and cheaper. It has an almost oval body, a grey brown dark side with light and dark freckles (but no tubercles) and ranges from 400g – 4 kg. Like turbot, skin colour varies according to where the fish is caught – lighter brill are found on sandy sea beds, with dark, rich colours found on muddier beds. Brill has sweeter flavour than turbot. Smaller turbot and brill under 500g are appreciated on the bone, will larger fish over 3kg yield great steaks.
Day Boat Trawler, Landed in Cornwall
Seasonality: Apr – Feb
Nutritional information per 100g:
Rich in vitamin B12, vitamin B6, selenium and phosphorous
ALLERGENS: Contains fish
Fillets are best cooked simply – pan-fried with oil and butter, oven-roasted, grilled or gently poached in stock. Best eaten immediately.
Store in the fridge between 0ºC-5ºC, and eat within 2-3 days.
If you don’t plan to eat within 3 days, then freeze on day of delivery and eat within 3 months. Defrost in the fridge overnight. Do not refreeze.
We’re pleased to work with many top chefs, restaurants and cafés, across the UK, who share our passion for the highest quality, sustainably caught Cornish seafood. Orders are taken and collected daily to bring the freshest produce from the boats to the kitchen, meaning not just more memorable meals for diners, but important investment in the Cornish fishing community.
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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.
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