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Al dente, literally "to the tooth", does not mean sticking to the tooth, rather that the pasta provides a little resistance when you chew it. The only way to tell is to taste the pasta as you cook it - don't rely on the packet instructions.
A firm-fleshed oil-rich fish, usually sold whole. It can be grilled, fried, barbecued or poached and also suits being pickled, marinated, salted and smoked.