Tag: freshwater

Vanishing Foodways

Louisiana and Vietnam, two regions on opposite sides of the world that share much in common. Both the Louisiana coast and Vietnam’s Mekong delta formed over the past 6,000 years by mighty rivers; the Mississippi in Louisiana and the Mekong in Vietnam.

Aromatic Carp Stew with Steamed Rice: a Traditional Ugandan Recipe

At the Ssese Island Beach Hotel along Lake Victoria, Ugandan chef George Ntumwa serves a traditional carp stew for the guests - an ancestral way to prepare freshwater fish. George shared his recipe with us before taking part at the event ‘Origins of the World’ at Slow Fish, where he will introduce elements from their local cuisine and fishing traditions that are now under threat by the increasing foreign investments around Lake Victoria.

La Trota Gets Its Own Back

Sandro and Maurizio Serva have been making the most of the river bounty from local valleys around La Trota, their restaurant with two Michelin stars in Rivodutri, for decades. Trout, carp, chub, pike and other freshwater fish are the main ingredients on an amazing menu that you can savor at Slow Fish.