Recipes from Seeking the South

Seeking the South Cookbook

“There’s no genre of American cuisine as storied as Southern,” says Rob Newton. In his debut cookbook, Newton brings to life the regional distinctions and new influences that make up the changing face of Southern cuisine–a category of cooking as cutting-edge as any other in the world. As Southern regions’ demographics shift and food cultures bump up against one another, Chef Newton reveals just how diverse Southern cuisine really is.

Pieces of fried fish with masa on a parchment-lined tray with a dish of limes on the tray and a dish of salsa on the side.

Fried Fish Crusted with Masa

Crisp, delicately flavored masa harina-crusted fish that’s just begging to be paired with roasted tomatillo salsa. We’re infatuated.