Ahumaderia de Macher, Macher

For six years now Lina Rademacher runs a small smoked fish shop in Macher, and from a modest start with a small smoking chamber her shop has developed a new direction in smoked fish on the island. Every week nearly 600 kilo of smoked salmon are prepared here and among the clients are nearly all of the five star hotels of the island, some of the best restaurants and numerous residents, come directly to Macher to buy this delicacy in Linas shop.

The fresh salmon comes up to three times a week by plane from Norway and then gets prepared on the island. Linas family originate from Paris and for three generations have been smoking fish as their business. Many recipes and the homemade way of preparation have been passed on from generation to generation.

The preparation process to get the fish into a perfectly smoked condition lasts up to 48 hours. First the fish is cleaned, then the fish bones are picked out one by one with tweezers, then it rests in a special salt marinade and later gets smoked in the special oven exactly as long as it takes to give it this special taste that makes the salmon from Macher so unique. „For us quality is the most important“, tells Lina Rademacher. “We are happy about every client who visits us, but even more about the clients who come back again and again, because they are convinced of our product.?

Next to the classic, the smoked salmon, the Ahumader├şa de Macher also offers smoked tuna and smoked swordfish. Absolutely new is the smoked octopus that, once cooked, gets this special taste in the smoking chamber. “We like to try new recipes and also try to use fresh fish from the island as often as possible. But to guarantee quality and freshness we depend on the quick deliveries from Norway. “

A visit to the shop for smoked fish in Macher is always worthwhile. Here you can buy the smoked salmon ready to prepare yourself in your apartment or holiday home a five star breakfast, whilst there you can try the other products on offer. Lina Rademacher always invites you to try her smoked fish and on the terrace of the shop you can rest, taste and exchange the best salmon recipes with the expert. And finally when Lina mentions the French salmon cake your mouth will be well and truly watering.