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Fish: Recipes from the Sea

by Editors of Phaidon Press
     
 

Fish: Recipes from the Sea features over 200 authentic Italian home cooking recipes for preparing fish and seafood, carefully collected from the Silver Spoon kitchen. From traditional seafood groups to simple grilled fish with herbs, the recipes in Fish are simple and authentic, explained with clear step-by-step instructions and vivid colour

Overview

Fish: Recipes from the Sea features over 200 authentic Italian home cooking recipes for preparing fish and seafood, carefully collected from the Silver Spoon kitchen. From traditional seafood groups to simple grilled fish with herbs, the recipes in Fish are simple and authentic, explained with clear step-by-step instructions and vivid colour photography. The chapters in Fish are divided by fish variety and include White, Oily, Flat, Freshwater Fish, and Seafood. The cookbook offers tips on how to take an Italian approach to cooking with seafood including how to choose, prepare, and cook local, sustainle fish and produce, as well as offering ideas for substituting varieties. Fish also contains an illustrated guide on how to recognize different categories of fish, how to choose fresh fish, and even describes marine life, and mannerisms for the different varieties. Fish contains delicious, authentic home recipes for all food occasions.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Fish lovers everywhere will rejoice with the publication of this informative and flavorsome collection. With more than 200 recipes from the Silver Spoon kitchen, this book showcases fish and seafood in all their glory—from the many health benefits a fish-rich diet offers to the ease of preparation and the wonderful flavors they possess. Novices will value the wealth of information provided, including color illustrations of whole versions of each fish, tips on how to judge freshness, and suitable alternatives. Cooks of all levels will relish the wide array of appetizing recipes. Divided into sections by fish type, readers learn the differences between white, oily, and freshwater fish. An extremely helpful chapter on basic techniques, complete with detailed photographs, guides readers on initially daunting tasks such as scaling and cleaning, filleting and skinning, and preparing shellfish. Enticing full-color photographs of numerous dishes punctuate the book, including of a gorgeous Marche-style fish soup and mouth-watering grouper with Mediterranean sauce. More popular types get significant space including sea bass in red wine and scallop and spinach gratin. Those searching for expert guidance on preparing fish and seafood and new ways to prepare old favorites need look no further than this impressive collection. (Apr.)
From the Publisher
". . .a must-have tome for any seafood enthusiast." - La Cucina italiana"

Phaidon: The Food Lover's Publisher." - Bon Appetit"

Encouraging and accessible, Fish: Recipes from the Sea demystifies the often daunting process of selecting, preparing, and cooking a wide range of seafood and freshwater fish. . .will inspire both novice and experienced home cooks to serve the wholesome and satisfying recipes presented in this book." - Cookbook Digest"

One of the most sought-after books of the holiday season." - USA Today on The Silver Spoon

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714863870
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
02/27/2012
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
755,191
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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