Food with a story

prawns

I really love food with a story, a nice surprise find, local characters, and simple wonderful flavours. The beautiful prawns above were happened upon by chance, a fleeting meeting in a fishmongers tucked away in a bucket topped with damp newspaper.

The fisherman lifted the paper to reveal the most beautiful pink and orange flecked Ladram Bay prawns that he had caught and cooked in seawater on the beach. He offered me one to try, and it was the most sweet and succulent prawn I’ve tasted, so I had to have some more really to take home, popping each out of their shells, the only way they could be improved is to be enjoyed while sat on a beach.

I found out the kindly fisherman has a shop on the beach at Ladram Bay….this one I need to investigate.

7 responses to this post.

  1. That lovely speckled pink is so enticing!

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  2. What a gorgeous pic!

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  3. Excellent 😉

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