6 Best Fish for Weight Loss

Author: Cecelia Smith Was it halibut that you ate last night—or haddock? Was it fluke or flounder? Redfish or whitefish? Bluefin or yellowtail? Snow crab or stone crab? Which one was good for the environment? Which one was good for your waist? And which one was so loaded with mercury it was like chewing on a thermometer? One thing we do know for certain is that regularly eating seafood as part of a healthy diet can do wonders for your weight loss goals—so long as you choose the right kind. That’s where the waters get murky again. So we had [...]

2018-01-10T02:59:20+00:00November 29th, 2017|Nutrition|0 Comments

China preparing unfair trading act to crack down on food mislabeling

Author: Gao Fu Mao An unfair trading act is proposing fines of up to CNY 2 million (USD 301,400, EUR 256,600) for anyone putting false descriptions of products sold online. The bill is currently at its third reading stage at the legislative committee of the China’s National People’s Congress, a rubber-stamp parliament. The law could have significant consequences for false advertising of imports of seafood and other premium food products. Source: https://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/china-preparing-unfair-trading-act-to-crack-down-on-food-mislabelling

2018-01-09T22:43:53+00:00November 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Caldo de Mariscos (Mexican Seafood Soup)

Author: Sue Lau Source: https://palatablepastime.com/2016/02/10/caldo-de-mariscos-mexican-seafood-soup/ Caldo de Mariscos (Mexican Seafood Soup) Servings: 10 Time: 60 min Difficulty: easy Ingredients:1 cup chopped onion5 cloves garlic (chopped)15.5 ounce can diced fire roasted tomatoes (with juice)1 cup water3 tablespoons ground Pasilla chili powder8 ounces peeled turnip (diced)8 ounces small white potatoes (diced)8 ounces carrot (peeled and oblique cut (or diced))2 Knorr “Caldo de Cameron” bouillon cubes or shrimp bouillon4 teaspoons fish base7 cups water (or may use shrimp and fish stocks and omit bouillon and fish base)10 ounces boneless tilapia or similar fish10 ounces deveined ez-peel shrimp (with shells on)10 ounces assorted seafood [...]

2018-01-09T22:45:44+00:00November 26th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Myth or Fact: Avoiding Seafood Will Help You to Lower Your Blood Cholesterol

Author: Fitday Editor People automatically think that they have to watch themselves when seafood is on the menu for the day. The perception that it raises the blood cholesterol in the body has always been present in the minds of many individuals, because it is said to contain high levels of fat and cholesterol. However, there are many facts about seafood that you should know before you give them up altogether. Bad Cholesterol, Good Cholesterol There are two kinds of cholesterol in the body: the bad cholesterol (LDL) and the good cholesterol (HDL). The LDL can build up in the [...]

2018-01-09T22:47:03+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Nutrition|0 Comments

Seafood Ravioli

Author: Kumar Mahadevan Source: https://tenplay.com.au/channel-ten/masterchef/recipes/seafood-ravioli Seafood Ravioli Pasta:300 g ‘00’ flour3 free range eggs2 tablespoons olive oilFilling:100 g butter½ onion (diced)½ leek (sliced)12 green prawns (peeled and deveined, flesh diced and shells and heads reserved)Prawn oil sauce:Reserved prawn shells3 tablespoons olive oil150 ml pure creamSalmon caviar (to garnish)Chervil leaves and nasturtium flowers (to garnish) For pasta, sieve flour on to a chopping board in a mound, add a pinch of salt, make a well in the centre and break in eggs. Add oil, bring mixture together with fingers and knead for 5 minutes or until smooth. Wrap in cling [...]

2018-01-09T22:52:41+00:00November 19th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Protestors refuse to leave Marine Harvest farm

Author: Christine Blank First Nations protestors camping out near the site of a Marine Harvest Canada aquaculture site say they aren’t leaving, despite the company filing for an injunction against the group. Protestors have camped out at the Midsummer Island farm in British Columbia since early September because of their concern that wild salmon are entering the farm’s pens. The protesters said they plan to stay until the company removes all of its fish from the territorial waters of local First Nations, Molina Dawson, a protester with the Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw, told the Vancouver Sun. A hearing on the injunction is [...]

2018-01-09T22:54:39+00:00November 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Seafood sellers salivating over 11-11, China’s equivalent of Black Friday

Author: Gao Fu Mao This week, quarantine authorities in Arctic-cold Harbin city detained packages in luggage at the local airport containing swiftlets’s nest (made from the bird’s saliva, these nests are a delicacy in China), flown all the way from tropical Indonesia for a trader who will sell them at exorbitant prices on 11 November. That’s all part of the frenzy that is 11-11, China’s Singles Day on 11 November, a day created by e-commerce company Alibaba to get Chinese singles to buy stuff online to curb their loneliness or gift a prospective mate. China’s postal bureau, which also operates [...]

2018-01-09T22:56:11+00:00November 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Herb and citrus crusted halibut recipe, roasted and dressed beet, turnip à la grecque

Author: Matt Wright Source: http://mattikaarts.com/blog/herb-and-citrus-crusted-halibut-roasted-and-dressed-beet-turnip-a-la-grecque/ Herb and citrus crusted halibut recipe, roasted and dressed beet, turnip à la grecque 3/4 lb fresh halibut fillet (cut into two portions)2 handfuls of panko breadcrumbs1 small handful of fresh basil – finely chopped1 small handful of fresh flat leaf parsley – finely chopped1 small handful of fresh mint – finely choppedsalt (freshly ground black pepper)1 tablespoon lemon zestolive oil8 small beets3 small turnipsadditional parsley for dressingfor the court bouillon:a few sprigs of flat leaf parsleya few thyme sprigs12 black peppercorns1 bay leaf2 teaspoons fennel seeds2 teaspoons celery seeds2 teaspoons coriander seeds1 cup [...]

2018-01-09T22:57:38+00:00November 12th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Warm air helped keep 2017 Antarctic ozone hole smallest in 29 years

Author: Theo Stein, NOAA Communications November 2, 2017 - Warmth in the Antarctic stratosphere helped limit the size of the ozone hole in 2017 to the smallest observed since 1988, NOAA and NASA scientists say. Measurements from NASA satellites showed the hole in the Earth’s ozone layer that forms over Antarctica each September grew to only 7.6 million square miles in extent (coverage) before starting to recover this year. The average peak area observed since 1991 has been roughly 10 million square miles. The ozone hole reached its peak extent on Sept. 11, covering an area about two and a half [...]

2018-01-10T03:01:10+00:00November 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Sweet-Sour Chilli Dungeness Crab

Author: House of Annie Source: http://www.houseofannie.com/sweet-sour-chilli-dungeness-crab/ Sweet-Sour Chilli Dungeness Crab 2 Dungeness crabs (about 3-4 lbs total)1/2 cup tomato ketchup1/2 sweet chili sauce (Sriracha will work too but if you’re using that, use less, maybe 1/4 cup, and add a bit more sugar)1 Tbsp sugar1 Tbsp cornstarch1 1/2 cups water2 Tbsp vegetable oil4 cloves garlic (chopped fine)1-1/2 inch ginger (chopped fine)2 shallots (sliced thinly)1 large tomato (cut into 8 wedges)2-3 Thai bird’s eye chillies (cut in half each (optional))2 eggs (beaten)2 stalks green onion (chopped fine (for garnish)) Prepare the crabs: Partly steam the crabs. Remove the shell. Save [...]

2018-01-09T22:59:56+00:00November 5th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments