This book is a completely new edition of Fresh Seafood-The Commer cial Buyer's Guide, which was first published in 1984. There have been many changes in both product and the seafood business in the intervening years.
The subject of this book is fresh seafood. "Fresh" is defined as product handled under refrigeration (mechanical or ice) from har vester to consumer. This excludes frozen product, canned product and other shelf-stable packaging. Frozen seafoods are covered in the companion volume, The New Frozen Seafood Handbook. Many prod ucts are, of course, handled in both refrigerated and frozen forms. There may be substantial differences, not just in how they are han dled, but in how they are processed, graded and packed. Frozen sea foods are often treated and traded as commodities, with standard descriptions. Marketing and distributing fresh fish and shellfish, which has to be eaten within days of harvest, is necessarily more personal and direct. The contest between refrigerated and frozen seafoods has continued for many years and shows no signs of resolving. Despite massive im provements in the quality of much frozen product, consumers and their retail and restaurant suppliers still tend to believe that "fresh" is bet ter, perhaps simply because the word "fresh" is naturally appealing.
Redesigned with a fresh, modern presentation, the 30th anniversary edition of this classic cookbook layers superbly reseached recipes with informative essays on the dishes' rich historical and cultural contexts.
The book is lavishly illustrated with over fifty photographs from food photographer Tom Hopkins, and includes many vegetarian options. This is a must-have cookbook for diner aficionados and food lovers everywhere.
Restaurant Calorie Counter For Dummies gives you fast access to the calorie, fat, saturated fat, carb, fiber, protein, and sodium counts found in food products of thousands of fast-food and chain restaurants.
The Moosewood Collective goes back to basics with Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers to deliver more than 175 fresh, imaginative, and quickly prepared dishes for the weeknight table that are also delicious and reliable.