Barbounia, Are small fish and members of the mullet family that spends its time patrolling the Mediterranean. They are known to be one of the best tasting fish and pairs well with rice. Barbounia, having an elegant and natural oily flavor tastes best in many styles barbecued, baked, pan fried or grilled.Pink or gold in color, served whole, the flesh is firm and full of flavor. The liver is regarded as a delicacy and brings a delicious taste to fish soups, especially those with Mediterranean flavouring. The bones are sharp but are also thick and easily removed adding to the enjoyment of the meal.