about: the fish poster

Put simply, the aim is: eat every fish on ‘the fish poster’.

unbranded_united_fishposter

For me seafood conjures the memory of fish ‘n’ chips and the ubiquitous poster with all the fishes on the wall. The poster itself is an abstract idea, a marker in the sand, and a starting point. At once it becomes obvious this is a cooking blog, but eating fish is contentious, political. Where do fish come from? How many are there? Who makes the fish poster? Is there more than one poster? What’s better: Kedgeree or Teriyaki Tarakihi? Which fish are flaky, and which are firm? Hey, some of the creatures on the poster aren’t even fish!

I go fishing occasionally, but have only the wateriest knowledge of the pursuit. I eat fish, but I can count the variety on one hand. All this seems a pity, living in a city squooshed between two harbours, way out in a big blue ocean. So let’s get started..

 

One thought on “about: the fish poster

  1. John Woolcott says:

    I’m really enjoying this exploit, Tom. Not normally a big fish eater myself but you are certianly making it look good and tasty. Keep up the adventure.

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