Environment

Happy Earth Day!

by Verlasso Salmon

April 22, 2014

Today is Earth Day, an annual event celebrated on April 22 through global events that demonstrate support for environmental protection. Started in 1970, it is now celebrated in more than 192 countries each year.

We have compiled a list of the top five ways (in our opinion) to celebrate Earth Day!

5. Educate Yourself.

It is important to take the time to...

Members of the Verlasso® team will travel to Monterey, California, for the 13th annual Cooking for Solutions event “Celebrity Chefs Celebrate Sustainable Cuisine.”  Hosted by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the three day affair takes place May 16-18 and celebrates gourmet food and drink that’s good for the planet.  Attendees include food artisans, Earth-friendly...

At Verlasso, we take great pride in the relationships we have built with our distributors and retailers. This is one in a series of blog posts highlighting our partners.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Samuels and Son Seafood is a true family business. Started in the early 1900s by Giuseppe Ippolito (the grandfather of current Samuels and Son...

Zack Bruell, chef and restaurateur of Parallax, Table 45, L’Albatros, Chinato, Cowell & Hubbard, DYNOMITE and Kafeteria provided us with a delicious recipe to share with our readers. Thanks, Chef!

Seared Verlasso Salmon with Cumin Seed

Ingredients

  • 4 6 oz. Verlasso salmon filets
  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds (dry toasted in sauté pan and then ground in spice...
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"It's ok to use the oceans, it's not ok to use them up."  This was the succinct, and eminently tweetable, summary of the Economist Magazine’s World Ocean Summit offered by Jane Lubchenco, currently a professor at Oregon State University and former Administrator of NOAA.

The World Ocean Summit brought together about 300 people divided between NGOs, government...

To make cooking with Verlasso® salmon easy and efficient, here are a few choice tools and equipment that we like to keep around the kitchen. 

1.       Fish Knife

With a pliant, narrow blade that thinly cuts and finely trims, a fish knife is specially designed to bone, fillet or remove the skin from salmon.

Try this Wüsthof Classic Fish Fillet Knife from ...

We’re always looking for salmon recipes to try at home. Since Verlasso is now available at Central Market in Texas (currently in Houston and Dallas Metroplex stores), we thought we’d focus on Texas bloggers this week.   Here are 10 very different salmon recipes from Texas food bloggers that we can’t wait to try with Verlasso salmon.  If you have a salmon...

  1. We use 75% fewer wild-caught feeder fish.  By including yeast rich in omega-3s in our salmon’s diet, we significantly reduce our “fish in, fish out” ratio from 4:1 to 1:1.
     
  2. The salmon’s ocean home is pollutant free.  There’s very little industrial development in Patagonia, so the water is free of toxins.
     
  3. Our fish have lots of room to grow.  Our ocean pens...
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