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DH and narrow minded taste-buds!


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#1 Futureself

Posted 06 December 2009 - 06:56 PM

So one of the great tragedies of my marriage is my husbands distaste for seafood. Anyway he does like Barramundi so I am on the hunt for a similar fish to Barra in taste, not necessary texture if that makes sense! I love ALL  seafood and it seems what I suggest (eg. Cod) is too fishy tasting for his sensitive liitle palate  rolleyes.gif

#2 MadamFrou-Frou

Posted 06 December 2009 - 06:59 PM

Kingfish?

#3 QueenOfTheDesert

Posted 06 December 2009 - 07:05 PM

Nile perch?

#4 jfl

Posted 06 December 2009 - 07:27 PM

Whiting.  BTW, a lot of what is sold as barra isn't, so I suspect that any mild tasting white fish would do.  He's probably already eaten other fish without knowing.  Might be best not to say so, though! wink.gif

#5 *LucyE*

Posted 06 December 2009 - 08:31 PM

I agree with trying other mild tasting white fleshed fish.  Whiting, snapper etc  The most important thing is to make sure it is fresh.  It tastes less 'fishy'.

#6 auntysian

Posted 06 December 2009 - 08:34 PM

Agree with Laughingalong - a selection of what is sold in restaurants as Barra is often Nile Perch. He won't know the difference

#7 MeNelly

Posted 06 December 2009 - 10:20 PM

Blue Eye would have to be one of my absolute favourite fishes.  I am not a big fan of fish either and don't like strong flavoured seafood.  I am sure he would like it.

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#8 prini

Posted 07 December 2009 - 12:01 PM

my hubby will only eat flake so know the feeling

#9 Nell31

Posted 07 December 2009 - 09:05 PM

Ling ?

#10 meemee75

Posted 07 December 2009 - 09:11 PM

I find
Snapper, Rockling and flathead tails all to be nice mild white fish.

#11 ~Girk~

Posted 07 December 2009 - 09:17 PM


Ocean Perch, lovely and mild tasting

#12 laughter

Posted 08 December 2009 - 08:41 AM

I am the same as your husband - so I can sympathise... with him  tongue.gif
My fish of choice if there is no Barramundi around is Snapper.





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