In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The chain had been serving 17 tonnes of cod a year, but simply replaced them with fish such as coley, rock salmon, whiting and plaice.
- There's also a firmer, meatier, stronger-flavored rock salmon, aka dogfish; a salty, tasty whiting; and, of course, a moist and flaky cod, the gold standard of the fried-fish genre.
- My delight is a good fillet of rock salmon, fresh cooked, hot and steamy inside a soft batter jacket all crisp and sizzled on the outside.
- If you want another fright, the wolf-fish is one of several fish sold as rock salmon in your local chip-shop!
- There's a traditional East Midlands fish and chip shop on the front, one among many, that serves the best rock salmon and chips you'll find anywhere.
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