Stores

Products

Fishmonger

John's Fish Market

The best from Crete

Johns Fish Market In Wellington the seafood industry is blessed with people of Greek and Italian heritage. Started by John Kosmadakis from Crete, the shop is now run by John’s son George who has salt running through his veins and an extensive history in retail seafood. This is a classic Cretan family business in the best tradition.

George has forgotten more about fresh retail fish than most people learn in a lifetime. To get the fresh fish you need to know the fisherman. Both need to trust each other that on the one hand the fish is fresh and on the other that the retailer will support the fisherman in times of plenty and scarcity. George knows only too well the vagaries of catch and availability and looks after both his suppliers and customers. Having wholesale customers along with retail, smoked fish and fish & chips allows George to satisfy all his customers.

That’s the trick to a good fish shop. Buy it fresh, sell it quickly, buy some more. Seafood is a relationship business and George is a trustworthy man. The fishermen who sell to him trust him and you can too.
Fishmonger / John's Fish Market

Add a Comment

Comments

RSS feed for comments on this page

No one has commented on this page yet.

Pizza focacccia

Regional variations of Italy's pizza and focaccia

Italy’s pizza and focaccia originated in Naples, but there are many regional variations throughout Italy. Nunzio Romano recently outlined the more t...

by Nunzio Romano for Italianfoodlovers
Clarified butter

Clarified butter is so easy and so good

A knob of butter will improve almost any dish. The Indian sub-continent calls it “ghee”. We can call it clarified butter or liquid gold; that concentr...

by Kay Chun for bon appetit
arancini

Dine like an Italian on the street

Since ancient times Romans have bought food cooked by street vendors. A moist delicious treat is arancini, those fabulous breaded rice balls with rice...

by Nunzio Romano for Italianfoodlovers