Tag Archive: fish smoking

Aug 15 2016

Smoking of African catfish in Malawi

Photos’ credit: Medicine Alexander Dazilone (Malawi) Review: Medicine Alexander Dazilone and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photos show the smoking process of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) as carried out in Makawa in Mangochi district. Fish smoking is a common processing method especially for large size fish. However, smaller …

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Jun 09 2016

Traditional shrimp smoking in India

Photo credit: ICSF (India) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Smoked fish/shrimp has a good demand in India. Several fish species are used for smoking with mullets and shrimp being the preferred species. The inserted picture shows the traditional method for shrimp smoking. These traditional kilns are mainly made of …

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Feb 04 2016

Fish smoking using barrel oven in Cameroon

Photo credit: Domwa Mathieu (Cameroon) Review: Domwa Mathieu and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted picture which was taken in Bambouto (Cameroon) shows a simple fish smoking process using barrel oven made from empty 200-liter oil drums. The bottom of the barrel is cut out and placed on …

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Dec 25 2015

Traditional fish smoking in Chad

Photos’ credit: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum (Chad) Review: Aliadoumadji Rimadoum and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The processing of fish catch from Lake Chad is done by three main methods whereas smoking is one of the oldest and most common methods used. Traditionally, smoking kiln is being in use (shown in the …

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Aug 11 2014

Fish smoking and commonly used smoker “Chorkor” in Ghana

Credit: Patrick Appenteng (Ghana) In Ghana most harvested fish from aquaculture are usually processed and enjoyed by grilling; which usually go well with a local dish called “banku and hot pepper sauce”. This is however not the case with most fishes from the various inland and marine water bodies: Fishes from these sources are usually smoked …

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Aug 03 2013

Fish smoking in Elmina, Central region (Ghana)

Credit: John Francis Ababio (Ghana) The two photos show fish smoking in Elmina in the Central Region of Ghana. Fish is smoked using an oven constructed with mud bricks. This oven is called the Chorkor smoker. Smoking is mostly done by fishmongers who buy the fresh fish from fishermen. In Ghana, most of the fishing vessels …

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Jul 04 2012

Fish smoking and drying research, University of Burundi

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) This photo shows a gentle who is carrying out research on the smoking and drying of Lake Tanganyika sprat (Stolothrissa tanganicae). This fish species belongs to Clupediae family which is endemic to the Lake Tanganyika. This research project is managed by the Department of Water, Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Burundi, Bujumbura. …

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May 28 2012

A fish smoker (Chorkor) in Burundi

Credit: Alain Murekambanze (Burundi) This photo shows a “chorkor” oven which got its name from a fishing village and a neighborhood in the city of Accra, part of the Accra Metropolitan Area, Ghana.  Chorkor This oven is used to smoke different species of fish. This particular “chorkor” belongs to the Department of water, fisheries and …

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Feb 12 2012

Fish Preservation through smoking and sun-drying in Nepal

Credit: Deepak Bhusal (Nepal) Sometime fishermen capture fish in quantities beyond what could be marketed in fresh form. In order to preserve extra fish from spoilage, smoking and sun-drying are the methods practiced whereas fishermen used to smoke fish in the fishing spot. Generally, such methods of preservation apply to high value and big fishes …

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