Recipes, Sustainability

Eating ‘trash’ fish – mullet, slimy mackerel, yellowtail, leatherjacket and salmon

Countless times I’ve been walking along a bridge or wharf, checking out what people are catching, and seen them throwing back so-called ‘trash’ fish, in the hope of catching a bream, snapper, flathead or other such ‘desirable’ species. The fish that find their way back are often the slimy mackerel, yellowtail scad (yakkas), leatherjacket, mullet and salmon. While I love…

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The basics: Simply fish cooking techniques- Sashimi

Preparation time: 5 mins Ingredients: Fresh fish you caught yourself, otherwise sashimi grade fish from a trusted fishmonger Ok, this may seem really silly. A post on how to “cook” sashimi. Surely you just cut up a fillet of raw fish right? Kind of. There is a little bit more to it but not much more. Kinds of fish you can sashimi? The…

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