Techniques

Know Your Seafood

By Betsy Andrews


Published on April 17, 2014

When buying seafood, talk to your fishmonger, says David Pilat, Whole Foods Market's global seafood buyer. Ask when the fish came in, where it's from, how it was caught, and whether it's sustainable. If you can't find it fresh, much fish today is flash-frozen as soon as it's caught, so quality is high. Here's more on specific fish found in our recipes and those common to U.S. markets and restaurants.

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