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The River Cottage Fish Book

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The definitive guide to fish, fishing and fish cooking from the team behind the award-winning 'River Cottage Meat Book'.
Hardcover, 607 pages
Published November 19th 2007 by Bloomsbury UK
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Janie
May 23, 2013 Janie rated it really liked it
This is such a fabulous book — I might need it. This is good food. This is good writing. Slow, seasonal, and — most of all — sustainable. Poetic and just. Nice things in a cookbook.

Faults? It's too compendious. Relatedly, it's not a good library book; I'd need to own it to truly have access to the preponderance of its wonderful offerings. That, ridiculously, makes me grumpy. Maybe because I know that even if I did own it ... it's really well tailored for a regional (UK) reader, not for me. This
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Margaret
Jan 13, 2015 Margaret rated it liked it
Shelves: food, 2015-challenge
Too much preaching and not enough cooking.

Useful section identifying fish available in the UK.

Not the best of Hugh's books by far.
Tim
Mar 17, 2016 Tim rated it it was amazing
This is probably the best book on the subject for decades. Perhaps the definitive bible for decades to come.
Hugh F-W is a learned and researched author who has not only spent time acquiring knowledge on fish but has tried and tested the information.
Much like his Meat bible, this provides you with a one volume that covers anything you need to know.

I buy most of my cookery books from charity and second hand bookshops at low prices. The Meat version appears regularly as perhaps gifts donated by tho
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Robdguk
Dec 02, 2013 Robdguk rated it it was amazing
essential reading.
very informative and ethical.
excellent recipes
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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is a British celebrity chef, smallholder, television presenter, journalist, food writer and "real food" campaigner, known for his back-to-basics philosophy.

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