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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“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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