From the renowned food pages of The New York Times comes this authoritative, varied, and delicious seafood cook-book. Featuring more than 250 recipes for nearly 100 kinds of fish and shellfish, the book includes recipes for appetizers, soups, stews, salads, and main courses, along with essential techniques for poaching, steaming, roasting, frying, sauting, braising, and making stocks and sauces. Shopping tips are also included, along with sixteen pages of stunning photographs. Recipes come from the Times's veteran food writers, as well as Mario Batali, Tom Colicchio, Dave Pasternack, Mark Militello, Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, and other top chefs. Ranging from simple to sublime, recipes include: -Oysters with Asian Dipping Sauce -Malaysian-Style Ginger Crab with Chili Sauce -Red Snapper with White Asparagus -Smoked Eel with Warm Potato Salad -Classic Fish Chowders -Bouillabaisse -and many more.