Fish and Chips

Mallaig Kippers

Great Taste awards 3 Gold Stars 2011, 2012, 2014 & 2016

Scottish Speciality Food Producer 2011, 2014 & 2016

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Kippers were once the lifeblood of Mallaig. Whole trains, the kipper trains departed Mallaig with one cargo, a very precious cargo, the Mallaig kippers, destined for the rest of the UK and mainland Europe. Today unfortunately only one of the traditional kipper yards remains, Jaffys.

Continuing the traditional process of smoking and curing Scottish herring on the harbour in Mallaig is a privilege.  We use only the finest herring and sea salt and smoke slowly over fires of Whisky cask oak shavings in our 30 foot brick kiln powered only by the wind (and maybe a lightbulb in the dark Scottish winters!)