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- Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 15.95
Served up with a mother of pearl spoon and alongside a crystal flute of champagne, caviar is the ultimate culinary symbol of wealth, luxury, and decadence. But how did tiny fish eggs—which many might regard as an unwanted, throwaway food—become such an international delicacy? In Caviar: A Global History , renowned food writer Nichola... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 15.95
Other than that it tastes delicious with butter, what do you know about the knobbily-armoured, scarlet creature staring back at you from your fancy dinner plate? Food writer Elisabeth Townsend here charts the global rise of the lobster as delicacy. Part of the Edible Series, Lobster: A Global History explores the use and... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 16.95
In this entertaining guide, Louise Riotte tells you everything you need to know to create a productive pond on your own land, from siting the pond to maintaining water quality and stocking the pond with fish. She also includes plenty of old-time fishing lore and scrumptious recipes for freshly caught fish. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Everything you never knew about sushi?its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's first sushi-chef training academy, as eager novices strive to master the elusive art of cooking without cooking. He delves into the biology... more...
- Down East Books 2012; US$ 13.99
Everyone loves lobster - especially Maine lobster. This fun, fact filled book brings the reader on the lobster's journey from ocean floor to plate, stopping along the way to get to know the people and places of Maine's iconic industry. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Before New York City was the Big Apple, it could have been called the Big Oyster. Now award-winning author Mark Kurlansky tells the remarkable story of New York by following the trajectory of one of its most fascinating inhabitants?the oyster, whose influence on the great metropolis remains unparalleled. For centuries New York was famous for its oysters,... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 14.67
When Peter Minuit bought Manhattan for $24 in 1626 he showed his shrewdness by also buying the oyster beds off tiny, nearby Oyster Island, renamed Ellis Island in 1770. From the Minuit purchase until pollution finally destroyed the beds in the 1920s, New York was a city known for its oysters, especially in the late 1800s, when Europe and America... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 21.00
Until recently, seaweed for most Americans was nothing but a nuisance, clinging to us as we swim in the ocean and stinking up the beach as it rots in the sun. With the ever-growing popularity of sushi restaurants across the country, however, seaweed is becoming a substantial part of our total food intake. And even as we dine with delight on maki,... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 6.66
Fish and seafood are a healthy, versatile and delicious choice, and to prove that cooking with these ingredients doesn't have to be complicated or time-consuming, the team at BBC Good Food Magazine have collected their favourite recipes for Good Food 101 Fish & Seafood Dishes . You'll never be stuck for ideas with these tasty, easy recipes,... more...