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Crab and Leek Tart

Crab and Leek Tart

Crab is the quintessential taste of the British shoreline and partners perfectly with leek in this tempting tart recipe. The rich brown meat is really important in this crab recipe in order to give the tart a crabby oomph of … Read More

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Crab and Pea Risotto with Basil

It’s mid May and the waters around South Devon have warmed up slightly after the cold winter. This is a simple, Springtime meal to satisfy those taste buds now that crab is back in season. The warmer waters mean that … Read More

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Crab Is Good For You

Top 5 Reasons Why Eating Crab is Good for You

It’s widely known that the Food Standards Agency recommends eating 2 portions of fish per week – and living in Salcombe, this isn’t too difficult. However, we often get asked the question ‘is crab good for you? and we’re here … Read More

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Crab Linguine with Chilli and Parsley

As every crab lover knows, the brown meat packs a far bigger punch of flavour than the white. What we love best about this crab recipe is that it uses the wonderfully rich brown crab meat as a highly flavoured … Read More

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Crabbers Race

Salcombe Crabbers Race

The Salcombe Crabbers Race is an interesting experience. Sitting in Cliff House gardens it was a beautiful sunny evening in the estuary; the light bouncing off the cliffs, yachts bobbing on their moorings, dory’s making their way towards Blackstone and … Read More

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BBC Millbrook

The BBC Countryfile Team get Cracking at the Millbrook!

The mood was jovial, the cider was flowing but the crab picking was very serious indeed! The grand opening of the South Devon Crab Festival hosted by the Millbrook Inn, at the end of the beautiful Southpool creek, was attended … Read More

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Famous Crab

The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall Enjoyed the Crab

We were pleased to note that during the reception of the Royal Wedding of Wills and Kate, the guests were offered crab salad on lemon blini canapes. During his visit to Salcombe last week, we asked Prince Charles about the … Read More

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Posh Crab Pasty

Oh my goodness, these are GOOD! Posh up your pasties this summer with this original recipe for crab filling. These are perfect for picnics (if you can wait that long) but we normally find ourselves eating them still warm from … Read More

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White Crab Brown Crab

What is the Difference Between Brown and White Crab Meat?

It will come as no surprise that here in Salcombe, we love crab meat. As well as being delicious, there are multiple health benefits of crab. But do you know the difference between brown crab meat and white crab meat? … Read More

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