Billingsgate Market Fish & Shellfish Cookbook
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- 1st May 2015
- 224 pages -
Billingsgate is the UK's largest and most famous inland fish market, offering buyers the opportunity to see the widest selection of fish in the United Kingdom. This unique book celebrates the market's fascinating history, explores market life today, and offers over 80 delicious recipes.Amusing stories from the floor and interesting information about the market's history are combined with CJ Jackson's invaluable advice on selecting fish, sustainability, techniques for fish preparation and cooking dozens of delectable dishes.This London institution is steeped in history and tradition. Its origins can be traced back to 1327 when Edward III granted London's citizens a charter concerning the market rights of the City of London. Today Billingsgate Market is based in London's Docklands where, at 5 a.m. every Monday to Saturday, a bell is tolled and London's "free and open market for all sorts of fish whatsoever" opens for business.Billingsgate Market Fish and Shellfish Cookbook will make engaging reading for anyone with a love of cooking fish and an interest in the history of one of London's greatest markets.
Ms CJ Jackson is truly passionate about fish cookery and is the Billingsgate Seafood School's Principal and Chief Executive. She has taught at the Cordon Bleu Cookery School and Leith's School of Food and Wine. She contributes regularly to magazines.