Catfish is hugely popular around the world and prized for its mild, succulent flavour, pleasing texture and large flakes. Across the pond, Cajun catfish is an American classic and catfish is revered in Malaysian and Vietnamese cooking.
Catfish is available to us in Britain. However, catfish is elusive. It is the Scarlet Pimpernel of the ocean, hiding behind rocks and in small caves and going by a number of aliases such as ‘sea wolf,’ ‘devil fish,’ ‘Scotch Halibut’ and ‘Scarborough woof.’ Continue reading