The Portuguese love fish…

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Fish is essential to Portuguese cooking.

Only the Icelanders and the Japanese eat more fish than the Portuguese. In fact, Portugal ranks third in the world’s fish consumption. On average, the Portuguese eat 57 kg of fish a year, more than double the average consumption of the European Union.

Like so many other food choices, the fish we decide to serve at our table must be determined not only on culinary grounds but also on envionmental ones. Making good food choices is more and more about making eco-friendly choices..

As I was writing this post I came across a huge array of information about wise choices when it comes to eating fish. Greenpeace has published a red list portraying the species that we should avoid in Portugal, daunting…

Sardines, mackerel, octupus, seabass, pout and Atlantic horse mackerel are amongst the most popular fish in Portugal. Fortunately, they are also amongst the list of smart seafood choices…

Recipes using these species vary from grilled to stews, soups and pastas…start building an apetite, recipes with these fish are on the way….

http://www.quepeixecomer.lpn.pt
http://seafood.edf.org