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Holiday Wine Pairings for Smoked Seafood With the holidays fast approaching and social calendars getting busy, many of our members start to serve our smoked salmon and tuna at dinner parties, so we thought we would share some sumptuous wine selections that pair perfectly!  Our friend and Skipper Otto member, Sean Nelson, who is also … Continued

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Seared Albacore Nicoise

November 30, 2023

Seared Albacore Nicoise We love finding recipe inspiration right from the source – our fishing families! This is a beloved and hearty salad from our albacore tuna fishers Pilar, Bruce and Rex Martinelli, who devour this recipe on a regular basis, and hope you enjoy it too! Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs Skipper Otto Albacore tuna … Continued

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Tuna Tartare with Watercress and Lemon Balm

August 22, 2023

Tuna Tartare with Watercress and Lemon Balm We are happy to share another amazing recipe from our friend, Skipper Otto member and Chef Robin Kort from her amazing new cookbook entitled “The Coastal Forager’s Cookbook: Feasting Wild in the Pacific Northwest.” One of the delicious recipes is her Tuna Tartare with Watercress and Lemon Balm. … Continued

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Tuna-licious Tales from the Martinelli’s

August 22, 2023

With new fish, come great new stories of life at sea from our fishing families, and Pilar Martinelli kindly shared a recap of the recent month long trip off the coast of Vancouver Island that her husband Bruce took with his deckhands Mitch and Gary. Here are some great tales in Pilar’s own words: While … Continued

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Sesame Crusted Albacore Tuna Loin

April 4, 2022

Ahi tuna may get all the attention, with it’s vibrant red flesh, but we think our locally-caught albacore tuna really gives it a run for its money. Albacore tuna has a firm, meaty texture and a mild flavour that lends itself well to all kinds of pairings and preparations. Plus, it’s high in protein, omega-3 … Continued

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Having premium quality Canadian sustainable seafood makes supper a cinch! Tuna is inexpensive, easy to digest, and packed with vitamins and protein. Here are 5 creative tuna recipes to liven up your meals on a busy day. Seared Albacore Tuna Recipe Take a look at this Skipper Otto Seared Albacore Tuna recipe video! Our albacore … Continued

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