Image alt text
Blue Threadfin

Greatly underrated fishes, the Threadfin Salmons yield thick, sizeable and essentially boneless fillets. They are often available, have a high recovery rate and can have a good shelf life. Threadfin salmons are excellent eating when cooked in a wide variety of ways. Their firm flesh and large flakes make them absolutely ideal for barbecuing or grilling in steaks, cutlets or fillets, depending on ...

Learn More
Image alt text
Barramundi

The barramundi is one of Australia’s most popular foodfishes. It is well known overseas and graces tables of top restaurants around the world. Barramundi yield attractive, boned-out fillets that can be served whole or as cutlets. The large flakes provide good-sized portions and the firm texture makes it a versatile finfish to work with. Edible parts include wings, frames, cheeks and rib offcuts. ...

Learn More
Image alt text
Blue-eye Trevalla

Blue-eye trevalla, is considered by many people to be one of the finest table fish caught in Australia's southern waters. It is a very versatile and popular fish, due to its firm, moist and delicately flavoured white flesh. Available all year, the blue-eye trevalla is a big, thick-bodied finfish that has gained a great following in the past twenty years. Its mildly flavoured flesh is excellent ea...

Learn More
Image alt text
Blue Warehou

Warehous have a thick fillet with very few bones. Skinless, boned-out fillets, free of the dark flesh (which occurs on the sides), can be cut from the usual fillet to produce a luscious, lightly coloured and flavoursome fillet.Warehous are ideal for smoking, grilling, frying, baking or barbecuing. Being slightly dry, they also marinate wonderfully in citrus or rice wine flavours. Diners will find...

Learn More
Image alt text
Silver Warehou

Warehous have a thick fillet with very few bones. Skinless, boned-out fillets, free of the dark flesh (which occurs on the sides), can be cut from the usual fillet to produce a luscious, lightly coloured and flavoursome fillet.Warehous are ideal for smoking, grilling, frying, baking or barbecuing. Being slightly dry, they also marinate wonderfully in citrus or rice wine flavours. Diners will find...

Learn More
Image alt text
Goldband Snapper

Goldband Snapper and Golden Snapper are both often confused with the snapper (Chrysophrys auratus) and, although they can be prepared in similar ways, are best suited to methods and flavours recommended for coral trout. Try roasting Goldband Snapper with a tasty baste of soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, coriander and chillies. Or simply bake whole wrapped in greaseproof paper and alumnium foil with cit...

Learn More
Image alt text
CORAL TROUTS

Coral trouts are among the most sought-after reef fishes for their impressive appearance and fine eating qualities. Their delicate flavour and fine, white flakes appeal to most. Bake, steam, poach or grill, but avoid handling them too much as their delicate flakes can be easily damaged. Enrich with an abundance of citrus, light butter sauces, parsley and chives.Highlight these species’ attractive...

Learn More
Image alt text
AUSTRALIAN SALMONS

Australian salmons are strong-flavoured fishes, usually with dark pink flesh that lightens when cooked. These species are sometimes described as “poor eating”, butthis is usually the result of poor handling. Correct handling and preparation (quickly bleeding the fish and storing on ice if whole, if filleted, removing the blood line), storage and culinary treatment can turn them into an enjoyable ...

Learn More
Image alt text
OCEAN PERCH

With its white flesh and delicate flavour, ocean perch can be prepared in many ways. However, the preparation should enhance and accentuate the delicate flavour. The best cooking methods are grilling and barbecuing, poaching, shallow frying, baking and steaming. But if you want to try a little different combine the fish with the french classic, ratatouille. Sear sliced eggplant, zucchini, red cap...

Learn More
Image alt text
BLACK OREODORIES

Oreodories have few or no bones, rounded fillets and a light, delicate flavour. They are durable fishes that hold together well under most cooking methods. Although Oreodories are much alike and can be cooked in a similar way, their skin is usually very tough and must be removed. If the skin is removed before cooking, Oreodories can then be suitably grilled or deep or shallow fried. They will mar...

Learn More