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03 Nov 2009

A fish with a pale,pink flesh that is firm and succulent. It is considered a delicacy. Varieties are caught in Norway, Canada and the Nothern American West coast and of course Cape salmon. It is sold fresh, frozen, canned and can also be smoked. Canned salmon are available in different grades, however, the best one is the red salmon. Salmon trout is closely related to trout, it has trout's texture and the pink flesh colour of salmon. It can be used in most dishes that require or call for salmon.

Use: Canned salmon can be used soufflés, salads, quiches. Smoked salmon is delicious when served with lemon wedges, brown bread and butter, on crackers, bagels, ye bread with cream cheese or sour cream and a sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper. Salmon can be poached, grilled, pan-roasted or used in pastas and scrambled egg dishes.


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