What Is the Difference Between Sushi and Sashimi?

Sushi involves raw fish, right? (It can, yes.) But sashimi is raw fish too—so what is the difference between sushi and sashimi? Mostly, it comes down to whether or not rice is involved, but there are...

Hong Kong Hee Kee Seafood | Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

The flight of the friend I was supposed to pick up at SFO was delayed on Monday. That gave me enough time to slip into newcomer, Hong Kong Hee Kee Seafood, for a late dinner in Millbrae. This is...

The red abalone is dying off

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

“For people who think they don’t like fish…it’s amazing to see their eyes just sparkle when they take a bite and go ‘this is absolutely incredible,’” says Joe Cresalia, a recreational diver who liv...

SEAFOOD CAKES - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, June 2017

by LulusMom 2 years ago

It was a tight race, but Seafood Cakes came up the winner this month. There are so many options - crab, shrimp, fish, scallops ... let the world be your oyster (ouch!). Will you make a Vietnamese i...

February 2010 COTM: Louisiana Kitchen FISH AND SEAFOOD

by yamalam 9 years ago

Welcome to the FISH AND SEAFOOD thread for the February 2010 Cookbook of the Month, Paul Prudhomme's Louisiana Kitchen. Please post your reviews of Fish and Seafood recipes here.

Christmas Eve - Lobster recipe suggestions?

by masha 10 months ago

For time immemorial, our Christmas Eve dinner has been finnan haddie -- a tradition derived from my husband's Scottish heritage. This year it will be only the 2 of us and we've decided to do somet...

Conchas de Piedra | Valle de Guadalupe - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Conchas de Piedra is a sparkling wine and raw bar set in the Valle de Guadalupe's wine country. As a collaboration between Baja's leading winemaker, Hugo d'Acosta of Casa de Piedra http://www.vinos...

Langostino tails

by KatieJel33 5 years ago

How would you recommend cooking this? I wanted to use frozen ones that I bought from Trader Joe's, and I need some insight. Thanks!!!

Live gigantic Sea Whelks!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

Ah!! A page from my childhood days. One of my favorite street food in Hong Kong - Boiled live sea whelks in salt water, dipped in Hoi-Sin Sauce! Sweet, salty and chewy with loads of umami! Yummmm!...

Why is it dangerous to eat shellfish that don't open?

by Kosmonaut 11 years ago

I know you aren't supposed to eat shellfish that don't open during cooking, but why? What's the reason behind this? I always wondered. Thanks!

Live East coast/Florida Spotted Prawns available at T&T

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

Live East Coast / Floridian Spotted Prawns at T&T. $28 per pound. Smaller in size than their BC cousin but sweeter and chewier. Lightly coated with seasoned Tapioca/wheat flour and deep fried he...

Live Razor Clams - Great buy at Foodie Mart!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

Live Razor clams on special at Foodie Mart - $8.88 per pound down from $10.99! These 13 costs me around $7.00 only! Great deal! Prepared simple a la plancha style. Very hot skillet with a tou...

Frank's Fish Market - Still Open in Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Reading that Frank's Fish Market had sold its building in the face of eminent domain and would likely close in January knocked the wind out of this long time customer's sails. I dropped by on Frida...

SEAFOOD CURRIES – Home Cooking Dish of the Month, January 2017

by LulusMom 3 years ago

We’re welcoming in 2017 with Seafood Curries here at Home Cooking Dish of the Month. This is the thread for reporting on seafood curries that you make this month. You can also come back and report...

March 2009/July 2012 COTM Fish Without a Doubt: Fish Cakes & Burgers and Pasta and Rice

foxy fairy
by foxy fairy 10 years ago

**March 2009 Cookbook of the Month** is Fish Without a Doubt by Rick Moonen and Roy Finamore Please post your full-length reviews of recipes for fish cakes and burgers as well as pasta and rice ...

Spiny Lobster

by ericdunn 8 years ago

Has anyone ever tasted spiny lobster before? What is the taste like compared to American lobster? Where to buy in GTA? And how much a pound?

Mussel storage mistake: do I need to buy new?

by arielleeve 3 years ago

I bought a 2 pound bag of mussels yesterday. Forgot to transfer it out of the packaging when I got home. I bought them around 5 PM last night, realized at around 12:30 today. They have been stored ...

Where can I find Gooseneck Barnacles?

by Pia 18 years ago

I haven't had any outside of Spain and Portugal, but hope (and craving) spring eternal. Can I find gooseneck barnacles in the Bay Area? (I hope I don't need a license, scuba gear, and life insura...

Crawfish - dangerous to eat the heads?

by racer x 3 years ago

During a recent meal at a restaurant featuring Louisiana regional cuisine, one of my dining companions, who loves crawfish, mentioned that you should never eat the heads of crawfish because it coul...

Portugal shellfish

by shakti2 3 years ago

Hopefully seeking help from Monchique and others to navigate an order in a Lisbon seafood resto ... I may be able to fit in a meal at Ramiro or Nunes later this month but am a little overwhelmed...