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Fish - M. Bittman

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Published: 26th January 1999
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Fish: The Complete Guide to Buying and Cooking is a book that simplifies, once and for all, the process of preparing fish. Organized in an easy-reference, A-Z format, Fish gives you the culinary lowdown on seventy kinds of fish and shellfish commonly found in American supermarkets and fish stores. Each entry describes how the fish is sold (fillets, steaks, whole, salted), other names it goes by, how the fish should look, and buying tips. Fish begins with general guidelines on how to store, prepare, and cook fish, whether sauteing, frying, grilling, or smoking, and you will find easy-to-follow illustrations of such important basics as how to gut and fillet a fish. Fish also includes up-to-the-minute information on the health benefits of fish in our diet. In addition, there are more than five hundred recipes and variations, all of which use low-fat, high-flavor ingredients to accent the intrinsic natures of the individual fish rather than mask them. And the vast majority of the recipes are ready in less than thirty minutes. AUTHOR: MARK BITTMAN is one of the country's best-known, most widely respected food writers. His award-winning How to Cook Everything books, with more than one million copies in print, are a mainstay of the modern kitchen. He wrote the New York Times column "The Minimalist" for 13 years, and now writes for the Times' opinion section as well as the New York Times Magazine, and is a regular on the Today show .

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Buying Fishp. 5
Is Fish Good for You?p. 13
Preparing and Cooking Fishp. 18
Basics and Staplesp. 39
Anchovyp. 51
Barracudap. 54
Blackfishp. 55
Bluefishp. 57
Bonitop. 64
Butterfishp. 65
Carpp. 68
Catfishp. 73
Charp. 77
Clamsp. 78
Cobiap. 89
Codp. 90
Conchp. 101
Crabp. 105
Crayfishp. 114
Croakerp. 117
Cunnerp. 119
Cuskp. 119
Dogfishp. 120
Eelp. 124
Flatfishp. 127
Grouperp. 133
Haddockp. 140
Hakep. 142
Halibutp. 143
Herringp. 149
Jackp. 149
John Doryp. 150
Kingfishp. 150
Lobsterp. 151
Mackerelp. 159
Mahi-mahip. 166
Mako Sharkp. 170
Monkfishp. 173
Mulletp. 181
Musselsp. 183
Ocean Perchp. 190
Octopusp. 194
Orange Roughyp. 198
Oystersp. 199
Pollockp. 206
Pompanop. 211
Porgyp. 214
Poutp. 217
Rockfishp. 218
Sablefishp. 223
Salmonp. 226
Sardinep. 239
Scallopsp. 243
Scrodp. 252
Sea Bassp. 253
Shadp. 257
Shrimpp. 260
Skatep. 273
Smeltp. 277
Snailp. 280
Red Snapperp. 283
Spotp. 291
Squidp. 292
Striped Bassp. 305
Sturgeonp. 309
Swordfishp. 313
Tilapiap. 320
Tilefishp. 321
Troutp. 325
Tunap. 328
Turbotp. 338
Weakfishp. 340
Whitebaitp. 343
Whitingp. 345
Wolffishp. 350
Indexp. 353
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ISBN: 9780028631523
ISBN-10: 0028631528
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 26th January 1999
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 20.96  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.86