Recipes from The Young Man & the Sea

The Young Man & the Sea by David Pasternack

This cookbook has a full chapter on crudo (Italian-style sushi), pastas, salads, gills on grills, pan-fried favorites, etc. The more than one hundred recipes are at once inventive and comforting, complexly flavored yet simply prepared. And they are accompanied by the stories of an impassioned fisherman, the tips and advice of a singularly expert authority, creating a masterpiece in the field.

A pile of lightly fried shelfish - fritto misto amalfitano - on a piece of newspaper.

Fritto Misto Amalfitano

So long, soggy calamari. This low-temp approach defies common deep-frying logic yet ensures a crisp crust and tender seafood. And if you’ve yet to experience fried lemons, just wait.

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Copper pot with seafood soup with fish fillets, clams, mussels, olives, tomato broth

Seafood Soup Amalfi-Style

This soup, which hails from Italy’s Amalfi Coast, takes its depth of flavor from ample fish, San Marzano tomatoes, fennel, herbs, and a splash of spirits.

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  • 1 H, 35 M
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