Fish: Recipes from the Sea by various, from the archives of The Silver Spoon Kitchen (£29.95, Phaidon Press)
Phaidon Press cookery books are always a pleasure to pore over and never disappoint the EL team. Here, stunning photography make it doubly achievable to work with fish, sometimes one of the toughest challenges for a chef on the home front. With over 200 recipes for fish and seafood the book sets out clear step-by-step instructions (thank you!) for every kind of sea dweller. A brilliant way to perfect your fish courses, and if you are starter in this field you can't go wrong.