Highly nutritious and low in fat, fish is a healthy food staple and a fascinating challenge for the imaginative cook. And here are endless ideas for tantalizing meals. Try such well-known classics as Lobster Thermidor, Moules a la Martiniere, and Paella, or try tempting new seafood delicacies like Scallops with Tangy Orange, Sea Bass with Ginger, Barbecued Hake with Courgette Parcels, and Monkfish and Vegetable Parcels with Saffron Sauce. A detailed food fact section provides clear and simple explanations on all aspects of choosing, preparing, and cooking different kinds of fish and shellfish. Preparation and cooking times are provided as well as basic sauce recipes. From cod to crab, mackerel to mussels, your delicacies-of-the-sea cookbook will be the one you turn to time and time again for mouthwatering recipes.