Salmon

More than a headache: Sea lice and their considerable impact on the salmon farming sector


Salmon farming is very big business. Supplying what’s become one of the world’s most popular proteins, the industry has grown at an impressive...
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Plastic crisis ocean

How the seafood sector is tackling the plastic pollution crisis


Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate our immediate thoughts and actions, it wasn’t very long ago that plastic pollution was...
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Korean snow crab

Korea’s sweet tasting giant from the deep


Snow crab has a very special place in Korean culture. Known locally as “daegae”, which literally means huge crab, this winter delicacy is highly...
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30 years of Geyskens Delikatessen: “Put the client first, respect your colleagues, always choose quality and pull your sleeves up”

Geyskens Delikatessen is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Founded as a seller of goose and duck liver, today they distribute a broad range of top-quality ingredients across Belgium. To celebrate its anniversary, the company has released the cookbook Geïnspireerd – Culinaire creaties van boeiende chefs (Inspired – Culinary creations from exciting chefs). Interestingly, the book places the clients of Geyskens Delikatessen front and centre, including Pittman Seafoods. Johnny Wijsmans, Managing Director of Geyskens Delikatessen, explains: (more…)

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Ivan Verhelle brings Japanese cuisine into your home

In the renowned Bruges restaurant Tanuki, the most delicious Japanese dishes are served under the expert eye of chef Ivan Verhelle and his sous chef Akihisa Kawakami. Verhelle has recently opened up his kitchen to Flemish households with his book Basic Japans (‘Basic Japanese Cooking’), which teaches you how to whip up tempura, teppanyaki, sushi and sashimi dishes in no time at all. (more…)

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“Lobster was our first choice for the main ingredient…”

The Bruges cooking festival Kookeet celebrated its fifth anniversary at the end of September. Thirty top chefs took part in the three-day event, including Geert Van Hecke (godfather of the festival), Peter Goossens, Gert De Mangeleer and, last but not least, Hermes Vanliefde of the Bruges restaurant Rock-Fort. In a relaxed atmosphere, this restaurant served rock lobster — a delicious dish of lobster with a light and airy shellfish béarnaise sauce. Hermes Vanliefde explains further: (more…)

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Pittman Seafoods launches Chez Vous quality label

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Pittman Seafoods has teamed up with Bruges-based communications agency d-artagnan to promote their UHP lobster. The result is a brand new label, stylish new packaging and a companion website with recipes and videoclips. All in the name of proving that it’s not that hard to prepare UHP lobster after all. (more…)

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