Winter sparks both joy and woe in most of us. Whether you love or loathe the cooler weather, it’s a fantastic time to focus on your health without forgoing delicious, winter-warming food that brings comfort and nourishment — and adds a little luxury to the menu at home.
When the days are shorter and you’re feeling uninspired, why not turn your regular evening meal into something that’ll lift your spirits? You’ll love that Aquna Murray Cod is easy to cook. Its naturally oily texture means it can’t be overcooked. So, there’s no excuse not to try it at home!
This winter, if you care about your health and want your eating habits to stay on track, cook with sustainably-farmed Aquna Murray Cod. These recipes are bursting with flavour and will bring back memories of what it’s like to eat a truly great-tasting, white-fleshed fish.
Plus, Aquna Murray Cod can be cooked in lots of different and healthy ways, from baked and poached to steamed and stir-fried.
1. Baked Aquna Murray Cod
This recipe involves baking your Aquna Murray Cod. Baking is considered a healthy cooking technique, where food is ‘roasted’ at high temperatures in the oven, capturing and infusing the flavors of all ingredients in the dish.
This recipe involves poaching your Aquna Murray Cod. Poaching is the process of gently simmering food in water or a flavoursome liquid — such as wine, salt-reduced stock, vinegar or juice — until it’s cooked through.
This recipe involves steaming your Aquna Murray Cod. Steaming is a simple technique using either the stovetop or the microwave. Steaming typically only involves water and heat so there’s no added fat or kilojoules.
This recipe involves stir-frying your Aquna Murray Cod. Stir-frying is a popular cooking method, using a wok or frying pan over a high heat. Because it’s quick, your food retains nutrients, texture, flavour and colour.
Lockdown has reminded us all to appreciate simple food experiences like never before. With a succulent and clean flavour, Aquna Murray Cod’s versatility makes it the go-to white-fleshed fish if you’re entertaining at home and the star attraction at any venue.
Murray cod is often referred to as the icon of the Murray-Darling Basin — big, lazy and opportunistic, with a certain aura. Its small eyes and a short snout gives Murray cod a distinct concave profile.
Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod has today cut the ribbon on its flagship retail store, right here in our hometown of Griffith, NSW. The new chapter for Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod means we can now offer a wider range of delicious products.
Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod has been recognised for our commitment to sustainability, winning the Excellence in Sustainability Award – one of 14 categories at the NSW Business Chamber Murray-Riverina Awards.
Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod is now available in the US exclusively through San Francisco-based sustainable seafood company CleanFish. Enthusiastic first adopters of the fish include Chef Cedric Vongerichten at his Indonesian inspired restaurant Wayan in New York City.
At Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod, a commitment to sustainability is embedded in our corporate identity, business practices and culture. We want to have a positive impact on people’s plates and the planet.
The appointment of worlding-leading chef, Heston Blumenthal, as a shareholder and key advocate at Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod created quite a stir last week. The story, which made international headlines, has sparked a surge of new interest in our luxury product.
Our pond to plate video is a tale of how innovation, technology and hard work has combined to create Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod, a fine-dining fish sought-after by chefs in restaurants throughout Australia and around the world.
Traditionally, the Australian agricultural industry has been heavily dependent on women’s off-farm work. At Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod, we’re proactively providing opportunities for women to join our team.
With reports of more than a million fish dying along a 40-kilometre stretch of the Darling River in far north west New South Wales, Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod has joined forces with the community to try and prevent further deaths.
Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod (Aquna) is set to release more than 200,000 native fingerlings into the Murray-Darling Basin in January 2019. For hatchery manager, Ian Charles, Aquna’s restocking program represents the core of who we are as a business.
Launched in July 2018, Aquna Sustainable Murray Cod is the new brand identity for Murray Cod Australia (MCA). It is an exciting evolution that better positions the thriving aquaculture business as the producer of premium Murray cod.
Award-winning chef and restauranteur, Luke Piccolo, shares our connection with the Riverina. We’re thrilled to have him on board as our ambassador. A Griffith local with Italian heritage, Luke grew up surrounded by food and culture.
A delicious protein alternative, Murray cod is a great addition to your family meal repertoire. Mild in taste and firm in texture, cod is versatile and easy to cook. Plus, it’s packed with a wonderful and wide range of vitamins and minerals.