Whole Foods was having a sale on Pacific Dover sole, a popular flatfish named for a similarity with the more famous Dover sole of Europe.
In an earlier The Village, in Essex Massachusetts. Oysters This is my most recent shellfish obsession and unlike all the others, I didn\’t grow up eating oysters. I first tried fried oysters when I was working in local restaurants as a fry-cook. From there it was oysters on the half shell and I\’ve never looked … Read More “My Top 5 Favorite Shellfish” »
This piece is focused on the farming of commercial species of fish, and the ocean-based variant known as mariculture.
Out of the fish that I\’ve tried, here are my top choices, along with some vintage public domain images of classic seafood.
Halibut, is not a cheap fish even where locally caught. Halibut is meaty in texture and very white when fresh, coming in thick steaks or fillets
Like all fresh fish, cod should not smell “fishy” when choosing a whole fish or fillets. cod should also not look dried out or off-colored.