Donald MacLennan’s Lobster ‘Thermidor’

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Appears in

A Taste of Scotland’s Islands

A Taste of Scotland’s Islands

By Sue Lawrence

Published 2019

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This is Lewis fisherman Donald MacLennan’s easy lobster recipe. He generally fishes in more offshore grounds, with less chance of damage to the lobster pots in bad weather; there is a mixed fishery of brown crab and lobster where he goes, from the west of Uig on Lewis to the west of the Monach Islands. He reckons the average size of lobster where he fishes is larger, because of the nature of the seabed: it is different to the shallow Hebridean shoreline whi