From award-winning chef and sustainable food advocate Barton Seaver comes the most comprehensive seafood reference available for home cooks, featuring more than 900 recipes for nearly 100 fish and shellfish species.
“Comprehensive and easily retrievable information on all sorts of seafood cookery.” —Booklist (Starred review)
“This superb collection conveys Seaver’s experience, enthusiasm, and creativity.“ —Publishers Weekly
With 900+ recipes and all the essentials of preparation, this is the cookbook every seafood lover MUST have. Inspired by American regional cuisine and classic preparations, these thoroughly modern dishes are curated to give home cooks complete confidence with a wide variety of seafood. The crowd-pleasing fare—ranging from Citrus-Crusted Fried Halibut, Clam Risotto, and Cod Cakes to Smoked Trout Quiche, New Orleans BBQ Shrimp, and Hot Smoked Salmon—uses fresh, natural ingredients and well-understood culinary techniques, from broiling and grilling to poaching and roasting; it also covers an abundance of flavored butters, sauces, spice mixes, chowders, soups, and stews. With nearly 100 fresh- and saltwater species in myriad preparations, this exciting collection will be a welcome addition to every cook’s bookshelf and the go-to source for great seafood recipes for decades to come.