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Do Squids Ink? Is it edible? Yes and Yes!

Do Squids Ink? Is it edible? Yes and Yes!

Casey Hofford Squids are strange creatures in many ways. They conjure up images of sea monsters and underwater battles with submarines.  Their eno...
Portuguese Seafood and More: New Iberian Peninsula Flavors

Portuguese Seafood and More: New Iberian Peninsula Flavors

Whether you’ve long immersed yourself in the world of Portuguese cuisine or are dreaming of future travels and culinary adventures while living th...
tomato sauce keto diet

10 Ways You Can Eat Tomato Sauce on a Keto Diet

Tomatoes are low in sugar and make for a great addition to any keto diet. Read on to find 10+ ways to incorporate delicious tomatoes into your keto diet!
types of tuna

Types Of Tuna: The Ultimate Guide To Its 15 Species

Tuna, the delicious staple of countless culinary cultures. Discover its 15 different species here, along with the most sustainable way to enjoy each!

Portuguese Sardines And Why They're So Special

Portuguese Sardines And Why They're So Special

Sardines may not be everyone’s idea of the perfect pizza topping, but in Portugal, they’re considered a delicacy. An intricate part of Portuguese ...
types of mackerel

Types of Mackerel from Spanish & King, to Atlantic & Jack!

This is your mackerel manual: everything you need to know from general mackerel behavior to the specifics of the most common species at the supermarket: Spanish mackerel, King mackerel, Atlantic mackerel, and Jack mackerel!
sustainable seafood

The Simplest Guide to Sustainable Seafood 

Individuals, communities, and nations must commit to sustainable means of seafood harvesting and consumption. Still, it can be hard to know where to start shifting habits and perspectives on a massive scale. What sort of changes do we need to make as individual consumers? 
wild-caught vs farm-raised debate

Wild-Caught vs. Farm-Raised Fish: The Ultimate Debate

Though farmed fish has a bad reputation, it is not as simple as farmed fish = bad and wild fish = good. Farming practices, fishing practices, and flavor preferences are all important considerations. The debate between buying farmed or wild fish is complex; dive into the details of this important discussion!
peri peri peppers

What Is Peri Peri (or Piri Piri) Sauce?

 It is a spicy topping of African origin, an artifact of Portuguese colonization of Africa. Today we’ll explore the sauce’s history and better understand: what is peri peri sauce?
what do sardines eat? what eats sardines?

What Do Sardines Eat? And What Eats Sardines? A Lesson in Food Chains

In their natural habitat, sardines are part of a complex food web. Understanding their natural prey and predators helps us better understand and protect the ecosystems they live in.
Lisbon, 15 traditional portuguese foods to try

15 Traditional Portuguese Foods to Try

Portugal's proximity to the water has most notably influenced its dishes in the way of seafood, but it is also known for exquisite meat dishes, desserts, and drinks. Let’s take a trip to the kitchen and explore 15 Traditional Portuguese Foods to Try.
What is aquaculture

What Is Sustainable Aquaculture?

Farmed fish has a bad reputation for being environmentally unfriendly. However, sustainable aquaculture is possible and can be a viable source of protein as we move away from beef and other resource-intensive meats. What exactly is sustainable aquaculture?