Cook Up Mouth Watering Recipes With Ulster Weavers Aprons This National Fishing Month
Tantalise your taste buds and fill up on Omega-3 this month as it is National Fishing Month in the UK.
Starting from the 16th July to the 14th August 2011, the month is designed to encourage every family member to have a go at fishing from whatever cultural or social background they may be from; so when you dabble your hand at angling bring home the bait and cook with Ulster Weaver’s aprons.
There are tons of varieties of fish to cook so whether you like fishcakes, fish fingers, scampi, mussels or salmon- just put on one of our PVC aprons and get practising those expert culinary skills.
Eating fish on a regular basis is said to protect from a range of diseases. Fish is a super-food that is packed full of vitamins and minerals and can prevent arthritis, cancer depression and heart disease. And a French study showed that those who ate seafood at least once a week had a significantly lower risk of dementia over a seven-year period than those who didn’t.
As well as being healthy, fish is also said to be great for skin; smoothing out aging lines on the forehead and eyes. Never cooked fish before? Fret not because fish is hugely versatile and can be oven-baked, barbecued, microwaved or steamed.
There are reportedly 32,000 species of fish in the world but just check out some of the following examples to cook this National Fishing Month.
Cooking mussels is cheap, exciting and super quick but please be wary that if they are not cooked properly, you can develop food poisoning.
Make sure you thoroughly clean and rinse them before cooking to prevent any contamination.
They are a great recipe choice for anniversary meals as they are believed to be natural aphrodisiacs. A study has revealed that mussels have chemical compounds that release sex hormones such as testosterone and estrogen.
A fish pie is very simple and quick to make and can be packed full of healthy vegetables which is perfect for the kids.
Put in potatoes, carrots and serve with a scrumptious parsley sauce for a good homecoming meal.
It can serve the whole family in one dish and only takes an hour to cook- perfect to keep the little ones quiet when hungry and moaning.
Want a dish that can be made in just 30 minutes and is ideal for a healthy lunch?
Fish parcels is really easy to make and can be packed full of tomatoes and red and yellow peppers for a tangy twist!
They are really low in fat and can be flavoured with whatever you like whether it is lime, chillies, parsley or lemongrass stalks.