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Hake Fish from Namibia

Rella | Jun 25, 2012 05:41 PM

I've never seen Hake Fish for sale anywhere until today - frozen, of course, and I don't mind - at Costco, and Wild from Namibia.

I wanted to grab several sacks, but then I always look to see the origin of the fish and whether it is farmed or wild.

Looking at the pdf I linked, most of the fish is sold to Spain, and when I went to Eat Your Books, from the books that I own, hake is listed in mostly my Spanish books, a Rick Stein seafood book, and a French book. Just think, I could've made hake all COTM Spanish month!

However, I did not buy it using caution, thinking I'll ask Gio what her thoughts are on this fish from this country, and, of course, about fish from Africa. I have bought fish from other countries but never the continent of Africa, as far as I know.

I hope I don't get a spate of replies, i.e., what don't you like about Africa - etc. Please?

I'll finish up, briefly as possible, I've only eaten Hake once in my lifetime and that was in 1973 in one of those little islands off Amersterdam, either Monicadam or Vollendam. It was the best fish I'd ever eaten, when I asked what it was, it was Hake. I've not forgotten in 39 years.

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