Fish of New Zealand


We are so fortunate here in New Zealand to have such a large variety of fish available from the cool, clear waters off our shores. The New Zealand fishing industry is closely monitored and according to Seafood New Zealand, 97% of our fish catch is from sustainable stocks. The sustainability of New Zealand fish stocks … Read more

Vic’s Whitebait Fritters

vic's whitebait recipe

Method Beat 1 egg in a bowl, add 250g whitebait and season. Mix together gently with a fork. Heat a non-stick pan and add a little butter. Place dessertspoonfuls of the whitebait mixture into the pan and cook for a couple of minutes each side. Drain the fritters on paper towels. Serve with a squeeze … Read more

Fish Amok – Found in Cambodia

fish amok

Part of the fun of travelling is visiting local markets and sampling the local cuisines. Cambodian cuisine is traditionally simple and fresh with an emphasis on layers of flavours from fresh herbs and spices, resulting in dishes with delightfully contrasting textures and flavours. When we were in Cambodia in June 2018 we participated in a … Read more

All About Whitebait

I will always remember ordering whitebait in a restaurant in England and being shocked at what I was served. English whitebait is in fact small whole herrings, whereas our whitebait are the sprats of galaxiids. Galaxiids are slim, narrow fish with forked tails, which as adults live in freshwater rivers and lakes. This tiny fish … Read more