Seafood’s got a reputation for being intimidating to cook and difficult to prepare.
And although there's millions of free recipes online and the internet can be a great resource (hello youtube!) you can never really beat a good book.
They provide a definitive source of information and a collection of tried, trusted, and mouthwatering recipes written by someone who actually knows what they're talking about.
And the best ones often become lifelong companions, their torn ingredient stained pages a testament to an enduring friendship.
Their easily pulled off the kitchen shelf, no need to get out your mobile, power up your iPad, or pull up google.
And when picking the best seafood cookbook your choice comes down to where you are on your cookery journey and exactly what you're looking for.
Are you just starting out with fish cookery and looking for a few tried and trusted recipes to get going? Or are you a more experienced cook looking for a bit of inspiration.
Do you want to learn to cook lots of different species of fish? Or are you more interested in the technical aspects of fish cookery? Would you like to learn how to prep and fillet? Do you love shellfish? Or are you just after some solid food porn?
Whatever your interest or ability we’ve got you covered with our ultimate list of some of the best seafood cookbooks ever written.
And to kick things off we’re starting with a subject that should be close to everyone who loves seafood’s heart........Sustainability.