Wild Harbour Flat Fish
Fresh Cornish Plaice
Cornish Day Boat Plaice
Plaice has always had a place in our hearts in the UK. It’s much loved for its sweet, subtle, slightly salty flavour and tender, white flesh. These days plaice is rather too often overlooked by top chefs and restaurants, but its moist texture and delicate taste make it ideal for a simple, healthy and delicious meal.
FLAVOUR: Medium | TEXTURE: Soft | IN SEASON: May to February
Unlike Dover Sole, Plaice is best eaten as fresh as possible, as the flavour quickly fades. Ranging from 230g to 2kg, the whole fish is easily identified by its distinctive orange spots, which also give an indication of the freshness the brighter the spots, the fresher the Plaice. It has as pronounced a flavour as Lemon Sole, but it takes sauces and other flavours very well and is great for battering.
Seasonality: May – Feb
Nutritional information per 100g:
Rich in vitamin B12, vitamin B6, selenium and phosphorous
ALLERGENS: Contains fish
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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