If you enjoy eating or cooking seafood, you know how important it is to consume only freshest from the sea. The best restaurants accept only the freshest seafood for all their menu items. Why? When consumed, stale, tainted, improperly stored fish and shellfish can result in illness within 30 minutes after consumption. To the average consumer’s eye, it is often difficult to determine the freshness of seafood. Thankfully, skilled cooks in good restaurants rely on a few tricks up their sleeves to determine freshness.
The eyes are truly the window to the soul, especially with fish. Before purchasing fish, a good restaurant will make sure the eyes of the fish are clear and bulging instead of gray, dull, or sunken, which are the characteristics of a fish past its prime or not kept properly. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2uwJePB