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Rick Stein's Fish & Shellfish by Rick Stein

Rick Stein's Fish & Shellfish

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The revised and updated version of Rick Stein’s ground-breaking Seafood, here’s everything you need to know on buying, storing and preparing fish and shellfish. The preparation techniques are particularly clear and easy to follow and alongside these basics are over 120 recipes featuring classic fish dishes from around the world – an essential kitchen companion.

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Rick Stein's Fish & Shellfish by Rick Stein

Rick Stein's lifelong passion for cooking fish and shellfish has formed the foundation of his award-winning restaurants and taken him around the world, discovering innovative new recipes, exciting ingredients and the best preparation techniques. Now, using his years of expertise and travel, Rick has updated and reinvigorated his classic Seafood - a comprehensive and inspirational guide to choosing, cooking and enjoying fish, shellfish and more. It includes a step-by-step guide to over 60 essential techniques to prepare all types of seafood: from poaching and salting fish to cleaning mussels and cooking lobster. Based on the methods taught at his Padstow seafood school, every step of Rick's advice is illustrated with full-colour photographs for perfect results. Over 120 recipes from across the world include light salads, delicious starters and spectacular main courses - from Monkfish Vindaloo and Rick's own version of Salt and Pepper Squid to deliciously simple classics like Grilled Sardines and Clams with Garlic and Nut Picada. Complete with tips on buying, storing and sourcing sustainable fish, Rick Stein's Fish and Shellfish is the essential companion for any fish-lover's kitchen.

About the Author

Rick Stein OBE is one of Britain’s favourite cookery writers and chefs. In 2004 he was named the BBC Food Personality of the Year at the BBC Radio Food and Farming Awards for his Food Heroes television series. His other tv programmes include Rick Stein’s Taste of the Sea and Seafood Lovers’ Guide – which won the Television Programme Award at the Glenfiddich Award for Food Book of the Year, and Taste of the Sea, which won both the 1995 André Simon Memorial Fund Food Book Award and the 1996 Good Food Award for Cookery Book of the Year. His most recent seafood book, Rick Stein’s Seafood, won the coveted James Beard Foundation Cookbook of the Year Award in 2005. Rick Stein owns The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow, Cornwall, which every year attracts thousands of fish lovers from Britain and abroad. He also runs the highly acclaimed Padstow Seafood School, two smaller restaurants, St. Petroc’s Bistro and Rick Stein’s Café, a deli and a fish-and-chip takeaway. Rick was awarded his OBE in 2003 for services to tourism. He divides his time between Padstow and Australia, which he regards as his second home.

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1st August 2014


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BBC Books an imprint of Ebury Publishing


352 pages


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