Publication Date: March 2005
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Diane Morgan is hooked on salmon and it shows. From the deck of a commercial fishing boat in Alaska to the fish farms in Scotland, she has traveled the world on a quest to find out everything there is to know about the world's favorite fresh fish. Learn the difference between wild and farmed salmon, discern among the varieties of species, whether Atlantic, Chinook, Coho, or Sockeye, and discover the heart-healthy benefits of including salmon in the diet. The real catch are the recipes. Salmon Hash, Thai Coconut Soup, Salmon Tacos, and a dramatic yet simple whole roasted version show the incredible versatility of salmonit's perfect morning, noon, and night. It pairs well with an international array of flavors and can be poached, smoked, baked, or grilled. With tips for storing, preparing, filleting, cutting steaks, taking out pin bones, plus gorgeous scenic photographs of famed fishing areas, Salmon is sure to make a big splash in the kitchen.
Diane Morgan is an experienced cooking teacher and the author of many cookbooks, including Delicious Dips (0-8118-4220-7), Dressed to Grill (0-8118-3139-6), and The Thanksgiving Table (0-8118-2991-X). She lives in Portland, Oregon.
E. J. Armstrong's photography has appeared in a number of cookbooks, including The Perfect Match (0-8118-2918-9) and Nordstrom: Friends and Family Cookbook. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
John Ash is a notable chef and food writer. He is the author of the IACP-winning From the Earth to the Table.