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Forever on the road, Jacqueline Hagan offers a glimpse into her energetic lifestyle as a fish lover and writer: “We are driving from Tirana in Albania to Prizren in Kosovo. Ever on the alert for a fishy meal and a travel story, an hour out of Tirana we reach the shores of Patok Lagoon and spot […]
Barbeque Herring from the Casablanca Market Mark and I woke early on the first morning we were in Morocco and headed down to the fish market in Casablanca. We had been experimenting with Moroccan food for quite a while and here we were, finally in the country itself. The market was chaotic, with people rushing […]
The Fisherman Cooks Dinner in Valdivia – Chile By Jacqueline Hagan At the confluence of three large rivers, 15km from the coast and 850 kms south of Santiago, lies the picturesque town of Valdivia. Renowned for its Spanish forts, fish market and locally smoked salmon, we decided this was an ideal place to stay in […]
Evenings in Turkey By Jacqueline Hagan Traditionally, fishermen everywhere have favourite dishes that they cook with the fish they didn’t sell at the market that day. It was the summer of 1974, and we were camping near a small village called Kefken on the Black Sea in Turkey, when we were first invited to share […]
Lemon Myrtle Herring With very little effort you can create a very posh breakfast with your herring catch. Have your fisherman skin and fillet your herring, then pat the fillets dry with a paper towel. Coat your serving plate with a generous film of best quality extra virgin olive oil and grind a little salt and black […]
 Parihuela in La Vega Central Market – Santiago Across the river from the main seafood market in Santiago is the lesser-known market, La Vega Central. Our taxi driver from the airport tells us about La Vega and next day, we set out to find our lunch there. First we meet a fishmonger selling the popular Chilean […]
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