Live Cook's Turban

New Zealand cook's turban. 

Another species often encountered when looking for paua is the Cook’s turban. These large shellfish, weighing up to 150-250 grams each, are great eating and have a sizeable white foot that has a sweet flavour and a paua-like texture. Over the last year or so, some of the country’s top chefs have started using Cook’s turban, and a small commercial fishery has developed. The spiraled shell means the flesh needs to be carefully twisted out after it’s cooked. Many of the smaller cats-eyes found in the inter-tidal area are edible too, and, once cooked, a toothpick is the best way to extract their flesh.

We provide a Pre-Order Service for this seasonal product.  We will contact you when the product arrives, and arrange for you for the delivery or pick up.

If you have any question about the pre-order service, please contact us by the email

1kg approximately 4-8 pieces

Free local delivery is available for orders over $300 within the Auckland specified delivery range.

For orders under $300, we charge $25 for local delivery within Auckland specified delivery range.

Deliveries are made from 9:00 to 18:00 on Monday to Friday. No delivery on Saturday, Sunday or Public Holidays.

Orders placed before 2pm on Monday to Thursday will be delivered the next day; Orders placed after 2pm will be delivered two working days after placing the order. Orders placed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday will be delivered the next Monday.

We will contact you via text message with the phone number you provided at checkout to notify you on the day of our arrival.

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