It is vital when you choose seafood that you go for the freshest possible option. this short film by Rob Phillips of Pengelley's famous fishmongers of Looe, shows you how you can tell if seafood is really fresh. Video by Lewis Gillingham, Leyline Films.
What to look for
Nice bright red gills - not brown or overly slimy
Nice clear bulbous eyes
Good fresh smell -should not smell of fish.. just of the sea
Fins in good condition and not battered
Firm flesh - even better if it still has some rigor mortis
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