Cockles live -1kg

£14.95
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FCOC
1kg feeds 3
0-day delivery

  • Source of selenium and zinc
  • Harvested from the waters off the south coast in sandy beach areas
  • Available year round
  • Serve piled on toast or stir through pasta

Pretty, plump and heart-shaped, cockles live along sheltered seashores throughout the UK. They’re traditionally served alongside laver bread and bacon as part of a Welsh Breakfast, but cockles are wonderful in other dishes too. You’ll find them pickled in vinegar in supermarkets, but nothing beats the taste of freshly harvested cockles straight from the seashore. They lend a sweetness to seafood pasta dishes and are great cooked into a paella to add a Cornish twist.
Store live shellfish in the salad drawer of your refrigerator covered with a damp tea towel. Do not immerse in water and discard any that do not open or close when tapped lightly. Rinse with fresh water before cooking. Live shellfish has a limited shelf life - enjoy within 2 days.

Origin

Latin Name Cerastoderma edule
Sea area FAO 27
Sub area North East Atlantic

Nutritional information (per 100g)

Kcal 64
Protein 14g
Carbohydrates 0.0g
Sugars 0g
Fat 0.7g
Saturates 0g
Salt 25.5mg
Warning Contains Shellfish
 
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