so much to sea



We are very grateful to our seafood ‘heroes’ for supplying us with the following recipes.

A big thank you to our Shetland cooks and chefs - Christopher White (Scalloway Hotel), Eunice Henderson, Glynn Wright, James Martin (Peerie Shop Cafe), Marian Armitage, and Raymond Smith.

Fish cakes
Marian Armitage
Cook, award-winning author and chair of the Shetland Food and Drink Association

Shetland seafood bouillabaisse
James Martin, Chef/manager, Peerie Shop Café, Lerwick

Mediterranean-style baked fish
Eunice Henderson, Full-time fiddle instructor, cook and all-round food enthusiast

Tusk, herb-crushed new potatoes, sautéed spinach and dill beurre blanc
Christopher White, Chef at the multi-award winning Scalloway Hotel

Pan fried king scallops on smoked haddock carbonara
Raymond Smith, Chef, Lecturer and assessor at Shetland College UHI Hospitality Department

Thai green fish curry
Glynn Wright, Shetland professional chef

And thanks to recent visitors to the Shetland Food Fair, chairman of the Master Chefs of Great Britain (MCGB),  George McIvor and current Honorary Vice-President Bill Bryce, who demonstrated the preparation of the following dishes.

George McIvor’s recipes:

Bill Bryce’s recipes:

Marian Armitage's recipes:

Some of these recipes will feature in Marian Armitage's book 'Shetland Food and Cooking', which will be available in November.

James Martin's recipes: