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Fish Cookbook?

Discussion in 'Optimal Fitness' started by jeanie@truelongmont.com, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. I have an excuse to go buy a real book! I want to find the quintessential seafood cookbook. . something that shows how to process whole, and all the gory details along with amazing food. Got any ideas?
  2. Lyndra

    Lyndra Gold

    Not specific to fish, but Joy of Cooking has a section on fish cleaning with illustrations. It also details how to pluck, draw & dress poultry, should you ever need to do that. Also a section on various meat cuts. Now if only the print weren't so small...

  3. Hmm, I have that one already - I am pulling it out.
  4. SeaHorse

    SeaHorse Gold

    I like Hugh Fernley Wittenstall....English guy who is trying to reform that country's diet through organic, local, homegrown, home raised everything. He is a fish fanatic and has fantastic recipes for things that most people don't eat. Loads of books, dvds etc. You can order from his website. "The River Cottage Fish Book" has lots of recipes that work for North America. He likes to smoke his own eels in the chimney...stuff like that.
  5. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    Jack Kruse has a cookbook. Great recipes, nice pics. Should be updated very soon.

  6. Linz

    Linz Gold

    Any (or all )of Rick Stein's books.
  7. Melinda

    Melinda New Member

    The Stein books look good at amazon but he looks so poorly. He must be washing all that seafood down with boatloads of pasta or something, poor man.
  8. Linz

    Linz Gold

    I see what you mean but he is a real advocate for high quality food and speaks and writes about it with passion and his restaurant is amazing.

    Madhur Jaffrey also has some great recipes for Indian spiced fish and shellfish although they are only a small part of her books. The spiced vegetables are good too with a little manipulation of the fats.
  9. kathylu

    kathylu Gold

    Julia Child's cookbooks all have classic French seafood preparations (read "drenched in butter"). I'm a sucker for classic French cooking. Ummm...skate wing in butter garlic and herbs. Ummm...Dover sole in butter. Ummm...cocquilles St. Jacques a la provencale (butter, wine and herbs...).
  10. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    Jack's Summer update to his cookbook is out!
  11. Melinda

    Melinda New Member

    Where? I thought once you bought it the upgrades would show up in our email inbox.
  12. kathylu

    kathylu Gold

    Yeah, I bought the cookbook months ago and I have not been able to figure out how to get the updates either. Oh well.
  13. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    I got an email with a link.

    Maybe I'm special? Not. :)
  14. Coriander

    Coriander Silver

    How special are you? Did your link work? Mine doesn't.
  15. nonchalant

    nonchalant Silver

    Hmm. Did you get a "unique discount code" in your email? Perhaps you could go to the link on the home page to buy the book, click Buy Now, and paste that code in the discount code field, on the shopping cart page? When I pasted the code, and clicked Update Cart, it zoomed over to the download page, and didn't ask for money.
  16. Coriander

    Coriander Silver

    Yes, I got a code, but it doesn't work. I tried via the homepage, but that didn't work either.

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