What The ‘White Stuff’ On Salmon Actually Is

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What The ‘White Stuff’ On Salmon Actually Is

Salmon is a staple in most American homes and restaurants. When we grow tired of eating the regular rotation of baked chicken, spaghetti, taco, and pizza, the go-to in our family kitchen is usually salmon. In fact, salmon is usually our family’s “fancy meal” at the end of a hard week. Pair it with asparagus, garlic roasted potatoes, and dry white wine and we’re feeling quite extravagant. Yep, all while our two-year-old throws it on the floor. Super fancy.    

Sometimes, though, when you investigate your salmon a little closer, you may notice something unappetizing. Questions that typically start flooding my mind are similar to, “Am I supposed to eat that white stuff on the fish? Hold on, what is that white stuff on my fish? Did I cook it wrong? I definitely cooked it wrong. We’re all probably going to get violently sick.”

So, maybe that’s a bit dramatic, but an anxiety-fueled cooking experience would not be new to me. So, if you have similar thoughts, (or are just curious) we can all take a collective breath, and read ahead to ease our troubled minds.

What Is The White Stuff On Salmon?

Albumin is the name of the protein (aka the ‘white stuff’) that sometimes oozes out of salmon. Yum, right? However, it’s harmless according to Food Network host Danielle Alex. “More often than not, when you overcook salmon, you can see a lot of that white substance all over the salmon,” Alex stated. “There’s nothing wrong at all with eating that albumin. It tastes completely fine, it’s good for you, it’s just another protein that comes out from the side of the salmon.”

That may be the case, but, it’s not exactly appetizing or visually pleasing. So, are there ways to reduce or eliminate the albumin that apparently comes free with the salmon? According to Bon Appétit, there are!

How To Reduce The Look Of Albumin In Salmon

Low and slow is the way to go, apparently. If you’re baking your salmon, cooking it on low heat for a longer time should reduce the amount of albumin that appears on the surface of your fish. If you opt to pan-sear your salmon, follow Chef Ramsay’s recipe. He likely wouldn’t lead you astray. Plus, he encourages you to cook the salmon skin down, preventing it from overcooking, which is the other way the albumin appears typically. Whichever way you decide to cook it though, make sure the internal temperature gets up to 145 degrees Fahrenheit, per the FDA.

Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and an antioxidant called astaxanthin, according to BBC Good Food. These may help support brain function, be anti-inflammatory, and have been linked to lowering cholesterol. So, next time you cook salmon, don’t worry about the white stuff. If you do accidentally cook it too fast or hot, you can always scrape off the albumin, or just eat it. It’s up to you!

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Who Is Anya Taylor-Joy Dating? All About Her Boyfriend Malcolm McRae

Who is Anya Taylor-Joy's boyfriend??

Who Is Anya Taylor-Joy Dating? All About Her Boyfriend Malcolm McRae

Anya Taylor-Joy has become one of Hollywood’s hottest actresses thanks to her star-making turn in the 2020 Netflix hit, The Queen’s Gambit. Now that’s she’s a high-profile celeb, her love life has become a hot topic among many curious fans—despite the fact that the 25-year-old prefers to keep her romantic pursuits out of the spotlight. So who is Anya Taylor Joy dating? Here’s everything you need to know about The New Mutants star’s boyfriend, Malcolm McRae.

Malcolm McRae Is A Musician

Like his famous girlfriend, McRae is a creative person with a passion for performing. He’s currently one half of the up-and-coming indie rock band More, which McRae formed a number of years ago with a friend and fellow musician Kane Ritchotte. In fact, in a 2020 interview with Rain Magazine, McRae may have suggested that Taylor-Joy helped inspire the band’s name.

“It’s hard these days because a lot of names are already taken,” he said about the challenge of coming up with a unique band name. “You’re a Google search away from realizing a name isn’t an option. I saw my girlfriend, who is an actor, sending an email to someone with a movie poster reference. I was looking at this email and one of the movie posters was called ‘more.’ It had a similar font and was all lowercase and so I showed it to Malcolm and we thought it would be a cool band name.”

More released its second EP, 2/2, in September 2021, along with a music video for the song, “Keeping It in the Family.”

He Also Has Some Acting Credits

McRae has also tried his hand at acting, which is something the multi-talented performer started pursuing as a kid. According to his IMDB bio, the Alabama native was discovered at a talent competition at the tender age of 12, standing out among 1,100 hopefuls to win the title “Over All Young Actor” in 2006.

McRae also starred in an award-winning short film called Brotherly back in 2008, and most recently appeared in a 2020 short film called Howdy!, which was directed by his brother, Keene McRae. Keene also directed the music video for More’s song, “Elaborate Attractions,” in 2020.

Malcolm And Anya Were First Spotted Together In May 2021

The timeline of Anya Taylor-Joy and Malcolm McRae’s relationship isn’t entirely clear. The couple first attracted attention in May of 2021, when they were spotted walking hand in hand and smooching on the streets of New York City. While this was the first time the public saw these two lovebirds together, it was pretty clear the couple had already been dating for some time.

Taylor-Joy had alluded to having a boyfriend in a , when she explained why she had to join the Zoom-conducted interview from her bathroom. “My partner’s just come back from work, and he’s moving around all of his equipment,” she explained. “So this was the safe spot.” Unfortunately, the actress did not share any further details about her boyfriend or clarify if the two were living together (though it sure sounded like it!).

In fact, it’s entirely possible that the pair have been together for well over a year. That’s because—as we mentioned—McRae said in a 2020 interview that his girlfriend was an actor. While he didn’t mention Taylor-Joy by name (and we suppose it’s possible McRae has dated other actresses in the past), we do know that Taylor-Joy was not linked romantically with anyone else during that time (or since). In , the 25-year-old actress gave this info away when speaking about an experience she had filming the movie Emma in 2019. “Prior to filming, I’d just had a devastating breakup, and it had challenged everything,” she said. “I was just incredibly insecure and very, very unsafe in my own skin.”

So this means there’s no concrete evidence to disprove the theory that McRae was speaking of Taylor-Joy in his 2020 interview. Of course, we’ll probably never know for sure, as both McRae and Taylor-Joy like to keep a lid on their personal lives. “There’s a beauty in being anonymous, there’s a reason why we’re actors,” . “We’re playing other people so I think the idea of someone being interested in me, I’m quite a private person, is a bit daunting but I try not to think about it.”

They’re Instagram Official

The one thing we do know for sure is that adorable duo is most definitely together today. While Taylor-Joy has continued to keep quiet about her love life, McRae recently made the relationship Instagram official, posting a sweet pic of the pair holding hands with the lovely dovey caption, “Oof supremely happy.”

A post shared by Malcolm McRae (@malcolmmcrae)

We can’t wait until this cute couple starts appearing together on the red carpet! Based on what Taylor-Joy , it’s obvious these two creative minds were meant for each other. “I pretty much don’t do anything that’s not creative. Not out of choice, it’s just the way I was born,” the Glass actress said. “I’ve always needed creative outlets. I’ll go and have a full day on set and then come home and write poems and dance around in my room, read somebody else’s work, go see an art exhibition… Everything has to come from a place of art. All that keeps me sane.”

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