Fishmonger Counter Set Up

Good Evening all. Well, this is my final blog on my fishmonger training. And this is one of my favourite photos from that course. This is our little group and the gentleman at the back is Mr. Chris Parker. He was the one who had the pleasure of training us for the almost 3 days…

Filleting, Skinning and Pocketing..Oh My!!

  Good afternoon my lovely readers. Reflecting on 2 years ago has made me remember why I love being a fishmonger, and in fact never want to be anything else other than a fishmonger or at least, work in any other trade. 2 years ago this very moment that I type, the small group of…

Fishmonger Training Anniversary

Today’s blog writing is being done whilst on my lunch break in my work place canteen! And it’s been an interesting shift so far, cleaning Whole Trout and Whole Mackerel and heading Whole Sprats..a kg of Whole Sprats!! It has made me smile though as it reminds me why I do the job I love….

The Start Of My Fishmonger Journey

Unbelievably, 2 years ago this very day I travelled to Pontypool, which was extremely remarkable for at least 2 reasons. I’d never driven that far on my own before! I’d driven to Cornwall and Wales before, but never on my own. Also I was about to embark on what, for me, would be the start…

Countdown To The British Fish Craft Championships 2016

  At the time of me writing this little blog, I’m sitting in my summer house, otherwise known as my Sea Shed! All things connected to fishmongering and Sea is lovingly displayed. I’ve sat here, ordering my aprons for August and reading my NFF newsletter and brochure with all the fantastic categories for this year’s…