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The New Fish Cooking Encyclopedia

Author: Kate Whiteman

ISBN10: 754817016
ISBN13: 9780754817017

Publisher: Lorenz Books

Price: 14.99
Pages: 512
Edition: Hardback with plc and jacket
Publish date: July 2006

Over 320 recipes from all around the world for inspiring dishes including soups, appetizers, main courses, rice and pasta and special ideas for entertaining and celebrations 1500 full-colour photographs of fine fish and shellfish with step-by-step photographs to guarantee first-class results every time Contains an A-Z culinary guide and identifier to all the main species and types of fish and seafood, with cook's tips and guidance on buying, storing, preparing and serving An outstanding introductory section covers everything you need to know about materials, equipment and techniques Beautiful colour photographs of all the finished recipes The definitive guide to the fish and shellfish of the world with over 320 appetizing recipes. A full-colour photographic identification guide supplies fascinating facts about habitat and nutritional benefits, together with essential information about buying, preparing and cooking fish and shellfish. Detailed information is given on all kinds of fish, including entries on many varieties of seafish and freshwater fish, crustaceans, gastropods, molluscs, and other editble sea creatures. The catalogue also covers all kinds of processed fish, from dried and salted fish, to pickled fish, canned fish, smoked fish and fish sauces and pastes.The recipe section includes over 320 fuss-free, fail-safe recipes for cooking fish, with step-by-step photographs to ensure every recipe will be cooked to perfection. Enjoy the world's finest fish recipes for every occasion including clam chowder, glazed garlic shrimp, Thai fishcakes, and other soups and appetizers. Discover stylish mousses, pates and terrines from a brandade of salt cod to an elegant smoked salmon terrine with lemons. A warm monkfish salad or an exotic asparagus and langoustine salad will impress at dinner parties.Hearty everyday main courses include green fish curry and kedgeree. Try seafood lasagne and Spanish seafood paella among dozens of pasta and rice dishes all the family will enjoy. For lunches and suppers a wide range of light and healthy dishes include red snapper with cilantro salsa and irresistable sizzling prawns. Impress your guests with elegant dishes for entertaining from sole with wild mushrooms to salmon with cucumber sauce. This definitive fish and shellfish cookery collection contains everything you will ever need to know about the art of preparing and serving fine fish.