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Most fish in Caithness is landed at Scrabster the port that has for a variety of reasons taken over as the dominant fishing port in the far north. Restaurants and hotels are mostly supplied from the fresh fish landed daily.
Smaller harbours around the Caithness coast are places where small creel boats work and a great many shellfish are caught to supply mainly the markets in the south and in Europe. Special lorries with chilled compartments or vivier tanks carry the shellfish all over Europe and especially to Spain, Portugal , France and Germany. Large amounts are also sold through the London fish Market of Smithfield. but those folk living in Caithness can have the freshest of all as it is right on the doorstep.
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BE HEALTHIER FROM THE
Think of any part of the body and the omega 3 fatty acids in oily fish will improve how it looks, feels or works. For example, just two portions of an oily fish such as salmon will improve the look and feel of your skin and hair, help your brain to work at its optimum level, lubricate your joints, and keep your heart healthy. And that’s just the beginning – oily fish is important for all the family.
Pregnant women can benefit from eating oily fish – the foetus needs omega 3 oils for its developing brain, eyes and nervous system so it’s vital that the mother keeps her levels of this nutrient topped up.
Growing children need to eat oily fish regularly to maintain a well functioning brain – studies have shown that academic performance improves amongst children who include oily fish in their diet.
As we get older we need to make sure our joints remain supple to help prevent the onset of conditions such as arthritis. What is more appealing – a couple of fish oil pills or a delicious salmon fillet with new potatoes and fresh vegetables? No contest!
It has never been easier to buy and cook fish, and salmon in particular is a perfect example of a healthy convenience food. It can be bought ready filleted and prepared in supermarkets and fishmongers and takes just minutes under the grill to produce a delicious – and surprisingly healthy – feast any night of the week.
The best salmon you can buy is from Scotland and can be identified by the Scottish Quality Salmon Tartan Mark – just look out for the logo either on pack or on a whole fish for your guarantee of superior taste and quality. This recipe is just one of the many ways to cook salmon, and is a quick and easy meal for the family any night of the week.
Salmon Pie with Watercress Mash
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