Seafood diplomacy? Erdogan invites ‘dearest friend’ Putin to meet at fish restaurant

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan may soon be discussing the S-400 anti-air systems deal while eating fish or lobsters, as Putin has been reminded of an arrangement to meet at a certain Istanbul restaurant. An invitation from Erdogan, delivered to Putin by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavusoglu on Friday, said: “Your dearest […]

In search of the alternative Big Five: A Swedish seafood safari

Share this article Is this the maritime version of the Serengeti? Our featured contributor Lola Akinmade Åkerström tracks down Sweden’s own ‘Big Five’ on a seafood safari and follows her dinner from the ocean to her plate. Martin looks over his shoulder to make sure we have properly braced ourselves as we stand scattered on […]

Seoul defies WTO ruling, vows to keep ban on Japan’s Fukushima seafood

South Korea vows to maintain its restrictions on Japanese seafood imports and appeal the WTO’s ruling against additional radiation tests and bans on fishery products introduced in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. In 2015, Tokyo filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) challenging South Korea’s import bans that were introduced […]

Dementia prevention: Eating seafood could reduce risk of Alzheimer’s – plus this disease

As well as preventing dementia, eating seafood has been found to reduce the chances of chronic heart disease.  But despite research that suggests this, a nationwide survey commissioned by YouGov and new health campaign Fish is the Dish revealed 85 per cent of the aren’t eating enough.  Championing the campaign and encouraging the UK to […]

Dementia prevention: Eating seafood could reduce risk of Alzheimer’s – plus this disease

DEMENTIA is a group of related symptoms, including Alzheimer’s Disease, associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning. There is no cure at present but a number of preventative methods have been researched by scientists – including eating seafood.

The Snarky Chef Behind South Africa's Best Seafood

You won’t forget your first meal at Hook Line and Sinker in the South African coastal village of Pringle Bay. Chef Stef Kruger, whose uniform comprises a faded green T-shirt and threadbare rugby shorts, will make an impression with his cooking or with his brusque manner. Most likely both. His squid patagonica on a bed […]

Seaside souvenir: A weekend at Weymouth's seafood festival

GETTY Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival will be in its tenth year this July Dotted along the cobbled streets, the delicious smell of lobster, crab and all manner of seafood sizzling on barbecues and griddles was drawing in the crowds. Seated on cushioned wicker dining chairs at the Pommery Louise stand with a half-lobster and a […]

Costume exhibition, Moomins' trail and seafood: Things to do this week

Eat  Love seafood? You’re in luck. Chef Rick Stein has opened a new riverside restaurant in Barnes. It’s his first-ever eatery in London and a family concern, with his son Jack as executive chef, design by his son Ed and ex-wife Jill, and fine wines chosen by his youngest son Charlie. Dig in to Rick’s […]

From ‘zombie’ urchins to seafood gold? Studies test sea urchin farming in Canada

Federal scientists and others are exploring the possibility of sea urchin farming in Canada, using Norwegian technology that proponents hope will turn ‘zombie’ urchins which can denude kelp beds into profitable seafood — but there is a question about the ecological cost. CBC | Technology News