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If it's good enough for James Bond it's good enough for me...

Brown shrimps for me are one of the tastiest and most under-rated seafoods in the entire country. Fortunately, here in Cumbria we are very lucky enough to have them landed and available in the south of the county at Flookburgh found on the shores of Morecambe Bay, as well as in the north at Silloth on the shores of the Solway Firth.

Potted shrimps with spiced cauliflower and apple velouté

In both places the traditional method of preparing them is to ‘pot’ them in a butter and spice mix; a recipe which dates back to the 18th century, which was a way of preserving the excess catch. The added bonu