Fried Moray eel in the Azores
Moreia frita. The Azores Portuguese archipelago is located almost in the middle of the Atlantic ocean, between Europe and North America. Its 9 major Islands of volcanic origin - inhabited. The largest of them is the island of Sao Miguel (Sao Miguel). About the discovery of these Islands there are many versions, one contradictory to the other. We know exactly what the population began to appear on the Islands to 1432. One of the best places in the world for diving the Azores in 1995 received the award of the EU for the preservation of pristine nature and ecotourism. One of the local delicacies is considered to be the meat of eels, the recipe of which is published today. Not all countries have adopted the norm to use it in food. It depends I guess mostly on cultural traditions. In Portugal, eels are classified as game fish.