The Boat Cookbook: Real Food for Hungry Sailors (Paperback)

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With 85 fuss-free and fabulous recipes, The Boat Cookbook serves up simple, mouth-watering galley grub to enjoy at sea—prepared almost as quickly as it will be devoured by your hungry crew.

For anyone with a tiny galley kitchen, there's good news: no more bland leftovers aboard. These delicious and easy recipes, all made with minimum fuss and maximum flavor, will allow you to spoil yourself in the harbor and keep things simple at sea—not to mention rustle up a mean rum punch. With handy ideas on setting up the galley, a lazy guide to filleting mackerel and tips for hosting the perfect beach barbecue, this is the must-have guide for sailors and seaside-lovers alike.

The book includes recipe contributions from top chefs (Chris Galvin, Angela Hartnett, Kevin Mangeolles, Ed Wilson and Judy Joo) and sailing legends (Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, Mike Golding, Brian Thompson, Shirley Robertson and Dee Caffari). With a foreword by Chris Galvin, and accompanied throughout by wonderful photography and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations, this will prove to be an invaluable addition to the food lover's kitchen or galley.

About the Author

Fiona Sims has written for The Times, The Sunday Times, Food & Travel, Delicious, Decanter, and more. The award-winning food and wine writer has interviewed many of the world's top chefs, including Alain Ducasse, Gordon Ramsay and René Redzepi, and accompanied Heston Blumenthal on his first trip to the legendary El Bulli. The idea for this book came after much nagging from her sailing-mad Dad, who kept losing her scribbled-down recipes for on board cooking in his rather basic galley. She and her husband Mark split their time between London and Yarmouth, and she sails regularly from the south coast with her Dad on his 29ft Westerly, always cooking on board.

Praise For…

“With 85 'fuss-free' recipes, detailed photographs, and a colourful design, The Boat Cookbook: Real Food for Hungry Sailors is a feast for the tummy and the eyes.” —Soundings Publications

“Delicious in any language, and across cultures, Sims' recipes are just what the captain ordered.” —Practical Sailor

“Big, simple flavors combined brilliantly--inventive, unpretentious and delicious.” —Heston Blumenthal

“Fiona's passion for all things nautical is only eclipsed by some good food and a glass of wine, preferably at sea. With or without a boat, Fiona's book is a delicious treat.” —Michel Roux Jr.

“It's sometimes difficult to come up with new recipes on board, so a book like The Boat Cookbook, with its mouthwatering recipes, is a valuable addition to a boat's bookshelf--you will never be short of crew again!” —Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

“Fiona cooks from the heart and her recipes really hit the spot for rustling up a quick, delicious meal, whether on board or at home.” —Angela Hartnett

“These recipes are balanced, delicious and begging to be cooked.” —Chris Galvin

Product Details
ISBN: 9781408192009
ISBN-10: 1408192004
Publisher: Adlard Coles
Publication Date: December 16th, 2014
Pages: 160
Language: English