Wild Small Hake

Hake are members of the cod family and can be found at depths of over 1,000 metres. A total of 12 hake species are known in the family of Merlucciidae, our Small Hake is one of them, smaller than its cousin, the European hake. Even though taste and texture can vary by species they all tend to have a milder taste, softer texture and smaller flake than cod.

Product Feature: Whole

Size: 1kg

Storage: Keep refrigerated at 0° to 4° and consume within 3 days after opening the pack.

Origin: France (Brittany)

French Name: Merluchon, Colinot entier (Merluccius merluccius)

Packing:  iced box

From: 229.00 $

Oven-roasted hake stuffed with fresh herbs and zesty lemon

Time: 35 mins

Serve: 6

Ingredients needed :

2 x 500 g whole hake

3 T olive oil, plus extra for drizzling

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1/3 cup Italian flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped

50 g butter

fresh oregano, for sprinkling

How to prepare :

1) Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2) Using a sharp knife, remove any fins from the fish, then slash the skin and rub with olive oil. Stuff the slits with the garlic, most of the parsley and a slice of lemon, then drizzle over a little more oil if necessary.

3) Roast for 15 to 20 minutes, or until firm but still moist.

4) In a small saucepan over a medium heat, melt the butter with a sprinkling of parsley and drizzle over the roasted hake. Sprinkle with oregano to finish.