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Stewing eel

Artisanal Eel Smokehouse

Eel – a fascinating fish and a true delicacy  Eel is the most popular and most consumed freshwater fish in the Netherlands. This healthy delicacy is available at every fishmonger’s shop or fish stall: smoked filleted eel, delicious on toast, on a sandwich, or just on the go. In this article, we will mention various […]

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Stewing eel

Artisanal Eel Smokehouse

Eel – a fascinating fish and a true delicacy  Eel is the most popular and most consumed freshwater fish in the Netherlands. This healthy delicacy is available at every fishmonger’s shop or fish stall: smoked filleted eel, delicious on toast, on a sandwich, or just on the go. In this article, we will mention various […]

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Common squid

Everything you need to know about the best quality squid tubes

Squid is a true delicacy and a popular product worldwide. More and more people in the Netherlands are discovering that there is more to squid than just the tough squid rings dipped in doughnut batter. It is not without reason that the squid tubes from Mooijer-Volendam are one of our best-selling products. In this article, […]

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Common squid

Everything you need to know about the best quality squid tubes

Squid is a true delicacy and a popular product worldwide. More and more people in the Netherlands are discovering that there is more to squid than just the tough squid rings dipped in doughnut batter. It is not without reason that the squid tubes from Mooijer-Volendam are one of our best-selling products. In this article, […]

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Blue soft shell Crab

Crab, surimi, flakes, sticks or chunks? Discover the many variations of crab

Crab is a remarkable piece of fish that is used in many foods. Most people know what it is. It’s used in paella, in various pasta dishes, in sushi, and of course, in the well-known crab salad. But what kind of crab are we talking about, and what are the different types of crab? The […]

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Blue soft shell Crab

Crab, surimi, flakes, sticks or chunks? Discover the many variations of crab

Crab is a remarkable piece of fish that is used in many foods. Most people know what it is. It’s used in paella, in various pasta dishes, in sushi, and of course, in the well-known crab salad. But what kind of crab are we talking about, and what are the different types of crab? The […]

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Fish and chips

Mouthwatering whiting

Whiting is not the type of fish often featured on billboards in fish shops. However, whiting is a common fish mainly processed in fish dishes or used for the famous “kibbeling” (deep-fried fish). The reason why shops do not flaunt the word ‘whiting’ is because its low price often carries negative connotations. At Mooijer-Volendam, we […]

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Fish and chips

Mouthwatering whiting

Whiting is not the type of fish often featured on billboards in fish shops. However, whiting is a common fish mainly processed in fish dishes or used for the famous “kibbeling” (deep-fried fish). The reason why shops do not flaunt the word ‘whiting’ is because its low price often carries negative connotations. At Mooijer-Volendam, we […]

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Characteristics of turbot

Serving Turbot

You don’t often come across a more exclusive fish than turbot. This round flatfish is a true delicacy and enhances any dish. Turbot is a pricey fish, so it is important that you, as a buyer, get value for money when you buy turbot fish. What should you look for when buying fresh turbot? Are […]

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Characteristics of turbot

Serving Turbot

You don’t often come across a more exclusive fish than turbot. This round flatfish is a true delicacy and enhances any dish. Turbot is a pricey fish, so it is important that you, as a buyer, get value for money when you buy turbot fish. What should you look for when buying fresh turbot? Are […]

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Pangasius belongs to the giant catfish family.

Pangasius – family of the giant catfish

The Story of the Pangasius Pangasius is perhaps the most popular farmed fish at the moment. The fish is not a specifically Dutch speciality, but because of its neutral taste and easy preparation, more and more supermarkets in the Netherlands have been stocking pangasius in recent years. Pangasius is also available in many fish shops, […]

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Pangasius belongs to the giant catfish family.

Pangasius – family of the giant catfish

The Story of the Pangasius Pangasius is perhaps the most popular farmed fish at the moment. The fish is not a specifically Dutch speciality, but because of its neutral taste and easy preparation, more and more supermarkets in the Netherlands have been stocking pangasius in recent years. Pangasius is also available in many fish shops, […]

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The sardine is a ray-finned fish with a greenish-brown back and silver-coloured flanks

The interesting life story of the sardine

Sardines, also known as pilchards, are small, herring-like fish mainly popular in countries around the Mediterranean Sea. Although this little fish is a common ingredient in kitchens, especially in southern countries such as Spain and Portugal, people in the Netherlands seem to find it somewhat ‘exciting’ to work with this small, bony fish. However, that […]

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The sardine is a ray-finned fish with a greenish-brown back and silver-coloured flanks

The interesting life story of the sardine

Sardines, also known as pilchards, are small, herring-like fish mainly popular in countries around the Mediterranean Sea. Although this little fish is a common ingredient in kitchens, especially in southern countries such as Spain and Portugal, people in the Netherlands seem to find it somewhat ‘exciting’ to work with this small, bony fish. However, that […]

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There are various techniques for a fish ladder, depending on the fish species in that environment.

Trout: a sensible choice

Trout is a fish species that many people enjoy eating fresh as well as smoked. In the counter, smoked trout fillets are often found next to mackerel and eel fillets. As a fresh fish, trout is usually sold whole and cleaned and displayed at the fresh fish counter. While trout is a very versatile fish […]

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There are various techniques for a fish ladder, depending on the fish species in that environment.

Trout: a sensible choice

Trout is a fish species that many people enjoy eating fresh as well as smoked. In the counter, smoked trout fillets are often found next to mackerel and eel fillets. As a fresh fish, trout is usually sold whole and cleaned and displayed at the fresh fish counter. While trout is a very versatile fish […]

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The most popular smoked and dried fish varieties from Suriname

The most popular smoked and dried fish varieties from Suriname

Surinamese fish varieties are not only popular in the Caribbean. There is also a large Surinamese and African community that live in Europe. This article will tell you more about the most popular Surinamese fish varieties. In addition to frozen and unprocessed fish, Surinamese dried and smoked fish is also covered in detail. Topics covered in […]

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The most popular smoked and dried fish varieties from Suriname

The most popular smoked and dried fish varieties from Suriname

Surinamese fish varieties are not only popular in the Caribbean. There is also a large Surinamese and African community that live in Europe. This article will tell you more about the most popular Surinamese fish varieties. In addition to frozen and unprocessed fish, Surinamese dried and smoked fish is also covered in detail. Topics covered in […]

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Fine de Claire

The Exclusive Oyster

Oysters: everyone knows what they are, but not many people have actually eaten one. To most people, oysters are not a typical or easily accessible product. However, they are a delicacy that everyone should try at least once. The salty flavour of an oyster is truly unique. Because oysters are becoming increasingly popular in the […]

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Fine de Claire

The Exclusive Oyster

Oysters: everyone knows what they are, but not many people have actually eaten one. To most people, oysters are not a typical or easily accessible product. However, they are a delicacy that everyone should try at least once. The salty flavour of an oyster is truly unique. Because oysters are becoming increasingly popular in the […]

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Plaice

Plaice: frozen or fresh?

Fresh plaice is a delicious flatfish that can be prepared as a whole fish (ready to eat) or fillets. Today’s conveniences mean that more and more people are opting for ready-to-eat plaice fillets: no annoying bones to worry about, and the fillets are easy to use in any recipe. Are you a buyer looking for […]

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Plaice

Plaice: frozen or fresh?

Fresh plaice is a delicious flatfish that can be prepared as a whole fish (ready to eat) or fillets. Today’s conveniences mean that more and more people are opting for ready-to-eat plaice fillets: no annoying bones to worry about, and the fillets are easy to use in any recipe. Are you a buyer looking for […]

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Tilapiafilet

Tilapia in the spotlight

When it comes to farmed fish, tilapia is one of the most popular fish species at the moment, together with pangasius. In terms of delicacy, this fish falls into a lower category than, for example, sea bass, dorado or cod, but tilapia is certainly not a fish to be overlooked. Its firm flesh is easy […]

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Tilapiafilet

Tilapia in the spotlight

When it comes to farmed fish, tilapia is one of the most popular fish species at the moment, together with pangasius. In terms of delicacy, this fish falls into a lower category than, for example, sea bass, dorado or cod, but tilapia is certainly not a fish to be overlooked. Its firm flesh is easy […]

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