The Tenderness Titans: Secret Origins Of Juicy Meat

Juiciness and tenderness are two very important factors when it comes to meat quality. Both factors are influenced by the cut of meat you choose and how long the meat is cooked. The more a muscle is used, the stronger, and therefore tougher, the cut of meat will be. And the longer meat is cooked,…

Drop The Basa!

Basa fish is a type of catfish native to Vietnam and Thailand and sometimes referred to as the river cobbler, swai, pangasius or bocourti. As with other types of catfish, Basa are rich in protein but not as lean as tilapia and some other low-fat fish. Basa can still be a healthy addition to your…

A Tilapia Tale

Famed as the food of Pharaohs in ancient times, Tilapia is the world’s second most farmed fish, after Carp. The term Tilapia actually refers to several related fish species that originated in the Middle East and Africa but are now farmed all over the world. The waters of Asia and Latin America are the biggest…

PRAWNOGRAPHY

Prawns are usually found in the ocean. Usually they live up to a depth of 50 meters within rocky substrates, or under the rocks or rock crevices. Prawns are usually found in all countries and nearly all the cuisines of the world lots of prawn’s recipes. There are two kind of prawns: the Regular Sized ones…

The Pomfret Parable

Pomfret has a light texture and sweet, rich flavour. It has a high content of good fats, thereby getting the name, butterfish. It is a great source of calcium, vitamins A and D, and B vitamins, including Vitamin B12, vital for the nervous system. It also offers iodine, critical for the thyroid gland. A useful…

Balle Balle Bangada

Mackerel, popularly known as bangada in India, is one of the country’s most widely consumed fish. Although bangada fry and curry are the favourite Indian ways to cook Mackerel,  the numerous health benefits of this wonderful fish can also be enjoyed in baked, steamed or grilled form. Packed with omega – 3 fatty acids and…

Food for Thought – From Waves to Brain

Traditionally fish has been described as “brain food” – a claim that was dismissed as an ‘old wives tale’ for many years but recent research into the links between fish and brain function suggest that this old wives’ tale may have more than a small grain of truth behind it. A large part of the…