Grouper

Things What is grouper? Grouper is the name of a bony sea fish well known for the quality of its meat and frequently used for food purposes. Of the 1st fundamental group of foods – foods rich in proteins with high biological value , specific mineral salts and vitamins – grouper is a fishing product that cannot be considered white fish – such as sea bream, sea bream , tanuta etc. – nor blue fish – such as anchovies , sardines , shad , garfish , herring , mackerel , lanzardo , tombarello , bonito etc.…

Cephalus

Generality “Cephalus” is a term that derives from Greek; it literally means “head”, therefore it is not surprising that the fish thus named boasts a head of considerable importance and robustness. By mullet we mean a group of fish (about 75 species for 20 genera) grouped in the Order of the Mugiliformes and in the family Mugilidae , which share very…

Capitone

What is Capitone The adult female specimen of the eel is called capitone . It is a migratory fish – with an extremely complex life cycle – which lives in fresh (or brackish) inland waters and reproduces in the salt waters of the central-southern Atlantic Ocean; in Italy, capitone is mainly consumed during the Christmas period but, in certain specific locations (e.g. the Emilian…

Scallops

What are Scallops The scallops or shells of S. Giacomo – family Pectinidae, genus Pecten and species P. jacobaeus – are bivalve molluscs (or lamellibranchs ) edible and (from a gastronomic point of view) very valuable; of scallops the internal nut (muscle) and coral ( gonads ) are consumed , while the viscera should be carefully excluded through cleaning and processing of the animal. NB . The gonads (coral) of the scallops are…

Razor Clams

What are Mantis shrimps are products of sea (and lagoon) fishing known by the alternative names of sea cicada (incorrectly, since the true sea cicada would be the Scyllarus arctus or magnosella), panicles, panicles and mantis shrimps. Mantis shrimps are crustaceans belonging to the Class Malacostraca , Subclass Hoplocarida , family Squillidae, Genus Squilla, Species mantis ; the binomial nomenclature of mantis shrimps is Squilla mantis . NB: mantis shrimps do NOT belong to the…

Cannolicchi: Nutritional Properties and Cooking

What are razor clams Cannolicchio , cappalunga and cannello are the common names of a bivalve mollusc belonging to the Solenidae family and the Solen genus (Species S. marginatus ). In reality there is not just one type of razor clam, but the one we have mentioned is certainly the most widespread. Razor clams are also foods of animal origin that belong to the fundamental food group . Classifiable among fish products , they…

Canestrelli – Sea Scallops

Genera and Species Canestrelli are foods of animal origin that can be classified as fishery products . Also known as sea scallops, they belong to the Phylum of Molluscs , more precisely to the Class of Bivalves (or Lamellibranchs), the same as mussels , clams , cockles , scallops , sea dates and oysters ). There are various types of baskets and unifying the description would represent an unreliable simplification; in fact, beyond the “fairly”…

Squid

Generality Squid are fishery products widely distributed throughout the planet, very similar to squid but classified by modern systematics in a totally different way. There are many genera and species of squid, but the so-called “European” one (despite also being present in the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean) is included in the Phylum of Molluscs , Class Cephalopods, Order Teuthida, family Loliginidae, Genus Loligo ,…

Fish Broth

Generality The fish broth is a recipe that belongs to the “cooking basics”. It has a liquid consistency, beige or straw color and clear transparency. The taste is tasty and the smell is very aromatic. The fish broth is prepared by exploiting the capacity of the #39;boiling water to extract amino acids, mineral salts, certain < /span> The main ingredients are: and Brodetto.Bisque Despite…

Sea Bass

What is Sea Bass The sea bass ( Dicentrarchus labrax L.), also known as sea bass , is a fish belonging to the Moronidae family and the Dicentrarchus genus ; genus which – within it – also includes another, very similar species, called spotted bass ( Dicentrarchus punctatus ). NB : Sea bass or sea bass should NOT be confused with perch -bass (hybrid species). Description Sea bass is elongated in shape, more…