Seafood refers to any sea animal or plant, served as food and eaten by humans and includes seawater animals, such as fish and shellfish (including molluscs and crustaceans).
The modern English word ‘fish’ comes from the Old English word ‘fisc’ (plural: fiscas). The Spanish have two words to describe fish one for the animal (pez) and the other to describe it prepared as food (pescado).
Many people shy away from cooking fish or seafood because they think it is difficult and time consuming. This is far from the truth! In fact, it is faster to cook seafood than most meats!
Fish is less costly overall and super good for you all around benefiting your brain, joints and heart. There are over 32,000 species of fish, though only a small number of the total species are considered food and commonly eaten. Seafood is eaten all over the world. this excellent source of animal protein that makes up 14-16% of the animal protein consumed world wide. The greatest consumers of seafood worldwide per capita are Australia, Iceland, Japan, New Zealand, Portual.
With some insight, techniques and food combination suggestions, cooking fish will become so much easier and the fish you cook will always taste great.
Tips on how to buy fresh fish
Deboning a Fish
Not as complicated as you think, a few simple techniques makes deboning easier. Use caution and a special knife (its bendier) to ensure a clean job.
How to Cook Fish
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