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Published August 17th 2015
Mobile Fresh Seafood - The Secret is Out
It's nearing the end of the week on the Sunshine Coast and you are looking forward to cooking up some really fresh seafood to make some tasty meals for the family. The old frozen stuff in the supermarkets makes you cringe. Driving all the way to Mooloolaba isn't an option either. You don't have the time to catch it yourself, so what do you do? You do the next best thing - drive to the nearest Meat Without Feet truck of course!
Meat Without Feet also make fresh seafood platters.
Owner, Kerry Campbell explains, "We source our seafood from a variety of places depending on who has what fresh on the day ... we refuse to freeze anything, making sure we shop fresh every week. As long as we maintain that quality of seafood, we're confident that we will make our mark on the coast as being different from other seafood vendors."
Kerry is spot on! So many other seafood vendors on the Coast are selling frozen fare. I know because I have purchased from them in past. The Sunshine Coast and seafood are a match made in heaven but somewhere along the way people started accepting frozen instead of fresh. Using fresh seafood in your cooking makes a huge difference. Freezing it just ruins the taste and texture. Seafood has such a delicate flesh that it should only be cooked fresh. Now I only buy my seafood from Meat Without Feet. Dare to compare!
Meat without Feet has been operating in the seafood industry for over 15 years. Each week they'll have different fresh seafood stocked. I am always amazed by the fantastic variety available, including: Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Red throat Emperor, Spanish Mackerel, Atlantic Salmon, Sushimi grade Tuna, Saddletail Snapper, Orange Roughie, Flake, King Salmon, Blue Salmon, Sweetlip, Flathead, Whiting, King Prawns, Tiger Prawns, Mudcrabs, Moreton Bay Bugs, Scallops, Squid, Oysters, Sandcrabs, and Mussels.
When it comes to seafood, fresh is definitely best.
Saturday early afternoon - Sometimes you can see the truck outside Coolum-Peregian RSL.
Thanks to Kerry and the crew, Sunshine Coast locals have the opportunity to buy fresh seafood instead of frozen. You will also be supporting a local business selling local produce using sustainable practices. Isn't that what all seafood lovers want?