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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?
Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are re-evaluating our processes in order to make sure that our customers receive their product on time, without overwhelming our shipping partners.
what is bycatch?

What Is Bycatch? How to Avoid Supporting Bycatch

The global fishing industry is staggeringly large and continues to grow every year. But along with this growth comes a significant consequence: bycatch. What exactly is bycatch? And how can we avoid supporting it?
are sardines sustainable?

Are Sardines Sustainable? Depends on the Fishery

Particularly with food habits, we can be part of massive industry shifts based on the companies we support and the food products we buy. So what about sardines? Are they sustainable? Well, it all depends on the fishery.
environmental & health benefits of sardines

The Environmental and Health Benefits of Eating Sardines

Sardines represent one of the more sustainable, healthiest additions to your diet. They are abundant in the ocean, healthy on your plate, and won’t hurt your wallet too much either.