It’s very common to see merluza or hake on the menu in Spanish dining establishments. This type of fish is very valued for its firm, white flesh, which has a wonderful, mild flavor that lends itself to any number of different traditional and modern Spanish dishes.
Spanish-caught Hake is one of the most widely consumed type of fish in Spain and Spain is the largest consumer of hake in Europe. Therefore, it’s no surprising that this toothy fish is one of the kings of Spanish markets and recipe books.
Looking for a way to prepare this quality fish? Try these two tasty recipes on Foods and Wines from Spain: