Also known as St. Peter’s fish, John Dory has a highly unusual appearance, with its flat, oval body, an expandable, tube-like mouth, and a spiky dorsal fin. Whilst growing up to 2ft in length and weighing up to 7lbs, this breed inhabits the world’s warmer waters, including the Eastern Atlantic, Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Being one of the most highly prized fish, John Dory is a firm favourite amongst chefs. With it sweet, but delicately mild taste, this white-fleshed fish can be cooked in a variety of ways. Whether you choose to lightly fry, grill, poach, steam or sauté your fillets, you get to enjoy its array of health benefits. It’s low fat and high protein content makes it a delicious dieting alternative. If you’re a fan of Sole and Turbot, you will definitely enjoy the delicacy that is John Dory!
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Many of our team have been in the industry since they were old enough to hold a filleting knife. Our collective experience of over 200 years in the fish & seafood industry has allowed us to establish relationships with major suppliers, which means we’re able to source the highest quality produce available for our customers all year round. From the production team, to our drivers, to the skippers and crews who go out daily and catch our fish for market, it’s the passion, skill and knowledge of our people that make My Fish Company the go-to supplier for many chefs throughout the North West.
Fish & seafood is at the heart of everything we do here at My Fish Company. Chefs will spend a lifetime satisfying their passion for food, creating dishes of expression & excellence. Our products are predominantly sourced in UK waters by UK vessels. We have strong connections in Shetland, Scrabster, Peterhead, Brixham & Newlyn. We also source some of our sustainable white fish from well-managed fisheries in Iceland and Norway. We only supply fresh fish in the truest sense of the word to ensure our seafood takes pride of place on every single plate.
We take great pride in what we do. Providing good, honest, fresh fish to our customers is something that we are genuinely passionate about. Exceeding our customer’s expectations is what drives us and this reflects in everything that we do. We’re committed to being the best and delivering the best to our customers. We have the highest calibre of specialists in sourcing, husbandry and preparation who possess a real love and passion for both our product and our industry.
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