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The River Cottage Fish Book: The Definitive Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Fish and Shellfish

4.34 of 5 stars 4.34  ·  rating details  ·  133 ratings  ·  3 reviews
The formidable River Cottage team turns their attention to all matters aquatic in this definitive guide to freshwater fish, saltwater fish, and shellfish. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Nick Fisher examine the ecological and moral issues of fishing, teach individual skills such as catching and descaling, and offer a comprehensive (and fascinating) species reference sectio ...more
Hardcover, 608 pages
Published March 20th 2012 by Ten Speed Press (first published November 19th 2007)
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Janie
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
Too much preaching and not enough cooking.

Useful section identifying fish available in the UK.

Not the best of Hugh's books by far.
Robdguk
essential reading.
very informative and ethical.
excellent recipes
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