Leif Mannerstrom - The ultimate shellfish cookery book from a world-renowned chef. Michelin-starred chef Leif Mannerstrom was the first recipient of Sweden's coveted maritime gastronomy award. This book is the first collection of his shellfish recipes and the first to bring his impeccable knowledge of shellfish to English-speaking readers. The author keeps one foot firmly planted in the best traditions of ocean cuisine while creating dishes that appeal to the modern palate. His book covers every type of shellfish: mussels, clams, lobster, scampi, crab, crayfish, oysters, scallops, shrimps, prawns, sea urchins, whelks and all their various accompaniments. Features over 200 imaginative recipes, some with new twists on tradition, each sumptuously illustrated in full colour: Lobster sausage with sauerkraut; Oven-baked clams with hazlenut dressing; Asian seawood crab soup; Oyster pie with crisp bacon; Sea urchin soup; Pancetta-wrapped scallops with sage; Lobster gratin. Shellfish also includes a full selection of recipes for basics such as aioli, cocktail sauce and fish stock that are the foundations of cooking with shellfish.
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd (5 Nov 2009)