Learning how to purchase and prepare fresh fish and fresh seafoodcan open up a whole new world of culinary possibilities as well as increasing your expertise in the kitchen.
Preparing fresh fish and seafood is really a matter of confidence and experience. Once the fear factor disappears and practice has made perfect, you might even begin to see fresh fish and seafood appear on your menu at home.
Healthy and generally quick to cook, fish and seafood are a great option for a light lunch or dinner, particularly in summer months, served with a refreshing white wine.
With this collection of handy guides we will walk you through the whole process from the purchase to the cleaning of the fish or fresh seafood. Removing the fear, wearm you with all the information you need, so the next time you step into a fish market you will be inspired.
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