B. Nagiah’s Sardine Frenzy Hits Gauteng

Family butcher & fishmonger B. Nagiah's brings a fresh shoal of sardines to Gauteng residents on Tuesday morning.

NEWS: The sardines have been spotted in Port Edward, south of KwaZulu-Natal and is soon expected to make its way to the Durban coastline. Last week, large concentrations of sardines, were reportedly seen ignoring the lockdown regulations in the Eastern Cape between East London and Mazeppa Bay.

Iconic family butcher, grocer & fishmonger, B. Nagiah’s has trucks en route to Gauteng delivering a fresh, silvery shoal of sardines to Gauteng consumers to purchase on Tuesday morning. You can now alternatively place your B. Nagiah’s shopping order via Whatsapp. Shoppers guaranteed 100% quality freshness from all products purchased at B. Nagiah’s stores in KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng.

Whatsapp your shopping order to a friendly B. Nagiah’s store for collection.

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Speaking to SABC Newsbreak Lotus, local fishing expert, Adam Kamder, says although the sardine fever is running high, fisherfolk are fearing the lockdown regulations may dampen their spirits.

“Sardine” and “pilchard” are common names used to refer to various small, oily forage fish in the herring family Clupeidae. The term “sardine” was first used in English during the early 15th century and may come from the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, around which sardines were once abundant.

Durbanites swear by the grilled version of sardines and Indian South Africans add a dollop of dhal to this lip-smacking fishy dish. Here’s the paprika & lemon recipe for you to try out here or you should give this interesting spin on sardines stuffed with goodness and wrapped in bacon by Marvin Gapultos of the blog, Burnt Lumpia.

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