Small Fishy Bites celebrates the diversity and versatility of seafood. These recipes recognise the popularity of serving small helpings with easy, casual and varied dishes.
Easily managed, bite-sized pieces are highlighted here in recipes that reflect the widening repertoire of cuisines we are exposed to, especially the Asian and Mediterranean flavours. Small plates are an easy and pleasant way to sample a range flavours without the commitment to one entr?e or the different courses. And what a pleasant way to socialise! Each chapter covers a different range of food from Tidbits with bite-sized food such as shrimp or octopus; Cases and Bases with blinis with caviar, fritters with smoked fish and pizza with mussels or anchovy; Soused and Best Dressed has salads and soups galore; Floured, Crumbed and Battered has a wonderful variety of fish including fried whitebait and shrimp in coconut batter. Sozzled has a selection of seafood served with alcohol like oyster shooters and smoked trout pate with whisky; Spreads includes anchovy butter, smoked eel pate and potted shrimp. Hefty Shells includes mussel brochettes, baked scallops and Sicilian pesto and the Minced Fish chapter has a range of crab balls, fish balls, mini fish burgers and potato and fish croquettes. This book follows the trend of tapas with small meals and sharing food with loved ones.