[Sca-cooks] smoked eel

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Fri Feb 19 22:02:55 PST 2010

Conger is a catch-all name for at least twenty different eels in at least 
five genera.  Conger conger, the European conger ell, is an Atlantic oceanic 
eel and the largest known eel.  What I think you want is the European eel, 
Anguilla anguilla.


> Madhavi
> where in the world are you that you found smoked eel?
> It is a mundane/modern New Years Morning treat in my family and I hunted 
> EVERYWHERE locally, and found not a scrap.  None of my usual deli stocked 
> any this year.
> I even considered smoking my own but dont think Conger Eel is what I want, 
> and that is what I think I found in the local Asian stores.
> Curiously
> Gwen Cat
> Caerthe, Outlands

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