Seafood and pine nuts, a healthy diet

I needed cheering up this week. So, a chuckle came from a strange place. New Scientist magazine published an article by Alison George, about Neanderthals and their diets. Excavation of a coastal site in Portugal has revealed Neanderthals dined on a menu of seafood with a side of meat and pine nuts, a mixed diet…

When the going gets tough……..

Well these are extraordinary times. There has been mention that they are akin to a war. I can probably assure you they are not. Talking to my in laws about world war II in Hong Kong, they recall the streets being relatively quite, but people still going about there lives. Kids playing, business as usual…

Cooking with fish

Hello team. Apologies as got a little carried away last week, ranting on a sustainable seafood page about traffic issues. It was irritating however and made me boil. Anyway, I did say that I would get back to fish and how to cook it. So here we are a few tips on different styles. But…

Make a difference, don’t just take advantage

This week I was actually ready to share with you how you can cook beautiful seafood, specifically fish. Always a sensitive subject when you aren’t a very good cook like me. Or when you major clients are chefs and you are effectively telling them how to do their jobs. But cooking seafood, like all things,…

Icelandic seafood

Do Icelanders like seafood? I think that is a silly question actually to ask a small island nation surrounded by sea. An interesting question would be do they eat more than Asian nations??? Or what actually do they like to eat. I’m not even going to go anywhere near the issue of who eats more,…

Where is your fish really from

I was encouraged to write this missive based on many queries I have received over the last month. And these were from people who are buying products for major brands and as such, should know their products, buyers. But, from the outset, in their defense, most ‘buyers’ tend to move from one grocery category to…

Happy New Year

Happy new year and best wishes for the year of the Rat. It maybe a ‘ratty year’, but you must have fish at this time of the year. Living in Hong Kong, you will be aware that steamed Fish 蒸魚 (zhēng yú) is a must for the Chinese New Year and, why is that? Why does fish symbolize surplus and wealth? In Chinese, fish (魚—yú)…

Canadian seafood

Happy new year. That’s for Chinese New Year by the way. And what is the favourite food for this time of year? Well its seafood. So, we are in the right space as a seafood company. We’ve been promoting online and through hard advertising, that now is the time to eat Canadian seafood. In fact,…

To freeze or not to freeze, that is the question.

Happy new year. Hope you had a cracker and of course, made some good, ‘sustainable’ resolutions. You may have received some of our promotional flyers offering seasonal Canadian fish before Chinese New Year then a host of Icelandic products prior to Easter. I hope you’ll take advantage of these. However, some of our clients have…