24 February 2017, Friday
By Bryan T. Smyth
“A-fish-ionado Open Day” at The Fish Shop in Union Hall today which featured Conor Sheridan, owner/chef, the Glandore Bistro and Stephen Hurley, 2017 BIM Young Fishmonger of the Year.
Stephen talked about what fish are in season, the importance of provenance and preparation and indicated some of the questions people should ask their fishmonger. These include:
· How to cook different types of fish;
· How long to cook;
· What’s in season;
· Where is it sourced;
· How is it sourced;
· Which fish have no bones;
· To prepare the fish for them i.e fillet, cut into darnes, squid rings etc
Conor Sheridan of the Glandore Bistro demonstrated how to cook a quick and easy everyday fish dinner and gave tips on which fish to choose and how to cook it for a special occasion.