Foodie Friday First: Freshwater Eel

Ate some freshwater eel in Taiwan. Freshwater eel: elongated fish that live in shallow waters I admit it, I've had eel before. Usually, though, they're the giant kind. This time around I tried out these little guys. Really, though, they taste like typical seafood to me, fish-like but with a thicker consistency. What's really neat about this dish, though, is the story we heard right before we left for Taiwan. My father-in-law talked about how he'd catch these eels with his bare hands. … [Read more...]