What's in season

Autumn

Why eat the seasons?

By eating the seasons, you will reduce food miles and help support your local economy…and more importantly, your fish will taste better.

As the weather starts to get colder, the species that are at their best include mussels, squid, cod and haddock. It’s also when flat fish like lemon sole and dover sole are at their plumpest and juiciest. The wild fish that are typically at their best and in season in the autumn:

Bream
Brill
Cod
Coley
Dover sole
Haddock
John dory
Lemon sole
Mussels
Oysters (native)
Plaice
Pollock
Ray wings
Red gurnard
Sardines
Scallops
Seabass
Squid
Turbot

Make the most of your seasonal fish with our tried and tested recipes

Read and download our recipe suggestions

Our tip for leftover brown crabmeat: add a splash of calvados, a grind of nutmeg and black pepper to make a rich crab pâté.

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