These fifty delicious and approachable shellfish recipes–which includes shrimp, crab, scallops, oysters, clams, mussels, and lobster–are perfect for busy home cooks who want to create satisfying dishes and who also may be new to cooking with shellfish.
Arranged by shellfish type, this collection of recipes incorporate varieties enjoyed around the country, including everyone’s favorite: shrimp! Additionally, each chapter includes helpful tips and information about each species, including seasonality, sustainability, shopping for shellfish, as well as storing and handling. You’ll find recipes for dinners and appetizers, as well as soups and salads. Written in a friendly voice, these fifty simple, nourishing recipes will have even novices feeling confident cooking shellfish in the kitchen.
Cynthia Nims is a cookbook author and culinary consultant focused on food, beverages, and travel. Based in Seattle, she is the author of 15 cookbooks, and served on the editorial team for Modernist Cuisine.