Fish Understand how fish can be classified Be able to recall the nutritional advantages of eating fish Improve your knowledge on how fish can be used and prepared Begin to recognise how fish can be preserved Remember vegetarians & vegans DO NOT Eat fish.
What do we know about fish already? Consider: nutrition, vitamins, and minerals, how often, cooking methods, classification, preservation, structure
Fish What do we know about fish already? Consider nutrition, how often, cooking, classification, preservation Oily fish are high in vitamins A+D, good for strong bones and night vision We should eat two portions of fish per week, one of which should be oily (mackerel) White and shellfish are low in fat High in HBV Protein Three classifications, white, shell and oily Very tender food, due to its short fibres. Some fish have fishing quotas due to sustainability (cod). High in Omega 3 fatty acids – essential for the heart
Fish Classification of fish white, oily, shell
Fish Omega 3 fatty acids these are essential fatty acids and are beneficial for the heart ( lowers cholesterol and prevents blood clotting) White fish = 5% fat Oily fish = 20% fat
Fresh Fish? Fish is very high in protein and is therefore a high risk food. It must be stored in the fridge between 0-5. here are some ways In which you can make sure the fish you buy is fresh. It shouldn’t smell fishy The eyes should be bright It should be firm to the touch The gills should be red http://www.jamieoliver.com/videos /
Cooking Fish Fresh fish cooks very quickly, but if overcooked it becomes very tough and dry. During cooking the muscle fibres in the fish shrink and coagulate and also any moisture is squeezed out. Fish have very short muscle fibres, which means they have a naturally tender texture.
Preserving Fish Fish are preserved in a variety of ways. Canned Smoked Frozen -18 Pickling – in vinegar a strong acid solution in which bacteria cannot survive vacuum pack – removal of air means bacteria cannot grown Honework: watch tuna video
Buy or not to buy fish! Fish is sometimes not popular, Many people are put off eating fish as they are unsure of how to prepare it or the smell. It is particularly difficult to encourage children to eat fish. Birds eye now try to make fish fun – fish fingers in the shape of fish. Canning tuna video?
Preserving Fish Fish are preserved in a variety of ways. Canned Smoked Frozen -18 Pickling – in vinegar a strong acid solution in which bacteria cannot survive vacuum pack – removal of air means bacteria cannot grown