Wednesday, 23rd May 2012
- Like any other food, fish should be stored, prepared and cooked as recommended, in effect, treated like raw meat.
- When fish is purchased, it should be frozen or refrigerated promptly.
- If frozen, fish should be stored and defrosted properly in a sealed container on the bottom shelf of a fridge before cooking, to ensure any juices don't drip on to other foods.
- If you are unsure about freshness, fish should smell fresh rather than smelling 'fishy'
- Processed fish products e.g. fish fingers or fillets are convenient and consumers should remember that eating fish coated with a batter will inevitably have a higher fat and salt content and may also be lower in essential nutrients.
- For parents, having fish on children's plates is a good idea and safefood recommends that if buying processed fish products to read the nutrition labels
- Many processed fish products can be cooked from frozen. Consumers should refer to manufacturers' cooking guidelines.
Letters to the Editor
- A Government Successread more »
Once in a blue moon. As rare as hen's teeth. A Government success. Each of those three sentences are as unusual and as rare as each other. But the last one seems to be about to take place. The Government has announced that it plans to give each child in the State a second year of free pre-school. It might not sound like earth shattering news but if it does happen then it could be one of the most significant things that this Government has done since it took office. Any money that is given over to education is a …
We're delighted to announce the launch of the new-look Waterford Today website. Tell us what new features you would like to see added?
Total votes: 0 Refresh results
- Local Asparagus
- Presbytere Granola
- Terrace Chicken
- Oven Steamed Brill with Torrades Sa...
- French Onion Tart
- Cod and Mussel Pie
- Warm Salad of Chicken with North Af...
- Honey and Walnut Tart
- Roast Loin of Lamb with Black Olive...
- Ireland to host Great Taste awards ...
- Calling All Waterford Small Food Pr...