Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Round Fish Fabrication

Fresh, dressed Barramundi (Farm Raised)
Dressed: Whole with viscera removed
Viscera: internal organs
Store chilled on ice in self-draining container

Checking for freshness:
SMELL, should be pleasant, slight sea smell
EYES, clear and full, not sunken
GILLS, intact and bright red
TEXTURE, firm fleshed, springs back on touch
FINS and SCALES, moist, full, minimal drying
APPEARANCE, moist and glistening, no bruising, dark spots

Students intently evaluating final production:
Pan-Fried Barramundi and Salmon Croquettes

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