Oysters, Kusshi

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Species Name:Crassostrea Gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Pacific Oysters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – the rich waters of Deep Bay off Vancouver Island – British Columbia, Canada How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics This small, deeply cupped Pacific oyster is grown to mimic the Kumamoto, through a unique process. Tray raised, and tumbled to reduce the length of …

Crayfish

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Species Name:Procambarus clarkii Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Red Swamp Crayfish are the most commonly farm-raised species of Crayfish raised in the U.S. When:Available year-round Where/How:Where – Louisiana and N. California How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics You can keep it simple with a crayfish boil, or incorporate these tasty crustaceans into soups, bisques, gumbo, étouffée, crayfish …

Sea Bass, European

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(loup de mer, robalo, lubina, spigola, branzino, bronzino)

Ehu

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Species Name:Etelis carbunculus Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:A member of the Snapper Family, Ehu is sometimes called “Deep Water Red Snapper” When:Available Sporadically Year-Round Where/How:Where – Fiji, South Pacific, Hawaii How – Wild Caught/Longline Back to Product Guide Characteristics Like many Snappers, Ehu has firm flesh and a mild, delicious flavor. You may find Ehu is a bit more succulent …

Oysters, Effingham

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Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Pacific Oysters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Effingham Inlet in Barkley Sound (West Coast of Vancouver Island) How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Effingham Inlet oysters have plump meats with balanced brine and bit of lettuce on the finish.  They have a nice deep cup and a hard shell. For …

Eel (Unagi)

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Species Name:Anguilla japonica Sustainability Rating:Red – Avoid What:Eels either collected from the wild and “ranched” or Wild Harvested When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – China How – Wild Caught/Net Back to Product Guide Characteristics We do carry frozen Unagi (barbecued eel) ready to use for sushi or other recipes.  It’s a tasty, savory treat. For Your Menu Unagi is a classic sushi …

Oysters, Eastern

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Species Name:Crassostrea virginica Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Eastern oysters harvested from Delaware, the Chesapeake area and as far north as New York’s Long Island Sound. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Delaware, the Chesapeake area and as far north as New York’s Long Island Sound. How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics With their firm, plump meats and briny …