Seafood Guide - Smoked Fish and Roes

Pickling

Various cures such as vinegar, white wine, Madeira and sour cream can be used to preserve fish, and is very popular in Scandinavian countries. Herrings are most commonly used, the best-known

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Gravadlax

Gravadlax

Also referred to as ‘Gravlax’ and ‘Gravad lax’, this is a Scandinavian speciality, and always on a smorgasbord buffet. A whole fillet of Salmon is covered with a mix of fresh dill, sugar,

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Roes

Roes

Roes (fish eggs)
The word Caviar is synonymous with luxury and opulence. While Sturgeon are being farmed in France and America, it’s the fish from the Caspian Sea which are prized. The three

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Salting

Fillets of Cod (or any Cod-like species) can be placed on a bed of salt and covered generously with more salt, and left for several weeks. This draws out the moisture, stopping bacteria forming.

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Smoked Fish

Smoked Fish

Originally devised as a method of preserving fish, smoking also adds a different dimension to the taste and texture. There are two basic methods of smoking fish:
‘Cold smoking’ The most commonly

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