The California Seafood Cookbook - "Any really interested cook will find The California Seafood Cookbook extremely useful...offering invaluable information on West Coast fish and shellfish."—Alice Waters, author of In the Green KitchenFirst published in 1983, The California Seafood Cookbook has sold 128,000 copies—and counting! This beautiful encyclopedic guide to seafood cooking is complete with 150 recipes emphasizing simplicity, fresh ingredients, and ethnic and regional tastes, as well as an innovative approach to the infinite possibilities of this popular cuisine. The seventy-five species portraits and the illustrated techniques will prove useful to cooks and seafood lovers. Fully half the featured species are found in Gulf, Pacific, and Atlantic waters, and each recipe suggests appropriate alternative fish and shellfish from other regions. Authors: Paul Johnson, Isaac Cronin, and Jay Harlow.