Recent Deliveries with T&T ID: T-22294


King (Chinook) Salmon - Farmed from Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon being served at Rancho Valencia in Rancho Santa Fe, CA.


King (Chinook) Salmon - Farmed

In today’s culinary world it can be very difficult for consumers to know whether or not their salmon is wild or farmed.  Because there are so many different varieties of salmon on the market, the details can be very confusing. Mark Bittman of the New York Times gives us the short version on the differences of purchasing salmon: “If it’s wild, it’s not Atlantic. If it’s Atlantic, it’s not wild. If it’s Pacific … you gotta know your fishmonger. Never a bad idea anyway.” (See link below for more)  Learn more about the farms raising the King Salmon by clicking the “Recent Delivery” links below.
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Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon is located in the MacKenzie Basin, on the eastern side of the Southern Alps in the South Island of New Zealand. The farm is close to the town of Twizel and situated at an altitude of 600 meters. The Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon farms are located in hydro-canals used for power generation. These continually flowing canals are fed directly from mountain lakes fed in turn by glaciers and alpine rain. Dan is one of the company's long-serving employees, having started farming Kin...
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When ingredients are grown locally, food simply tastes better. That's the farm-to-table philosophy behind the Coastal Ranch cuisine at Rancho Valencia. Our team works personally with some of the country's most notable farms to source the elements for his cuisine, ensuring only the best ingredients and freshest flavors possible at Rancho Valencia's two new restaurants. The Pony Room serves up craft tequilas and cocktails alongside rustic American cuisine for lunch and dinner. Vela...