The Tinned Fish Cookbook: Easy-To-Make Meals from Ocean to Plate--Sustainably Canned, 100% Delicious

Bart Van Olphen (Author)


"Bart van Olphen elevates canned tuna to the heights of deliciousness."--The New York Times

Scrumptious recipes for tuna, mackerel, herring, and more--so tasty, you won't believe it's from a can!

Quick: What ingredient is delicious, sustainable, easy to store, and adds protein and healthy fats to any dish? Why, it's tinned fish, of course!

Whether you're a seafood lover or a home cook craving something new, The Tinned Fish Cookbook is for you. Sustainable fishing advocate Bart van Olphen shines a light on the superstar potential of canned tuna, salmon, anchovies, and more, with recipes that are ready in a jiff. Here are hearty mains from Tuna Lasagna to Mackerel and Potato Frittata, fresh salads like the classic Niçoise Salad and crisp Crab and Fennel Watercress Salad, and creative takes on normally less-fishy fare, such as Anchovy Dumplings, Salmon Pizza, and Quinoa Tabbouleh with Sardines. The possibilities are endless--and the photos by David Loftus are irresistible.

What's more, Bart dives into the wonders of modern fishing and canning, helping you recognize eco-friendly fish, so you can enjoy your ocean-to-plate meal with confidence. There's more to tinned fish than ever before!

Product Details

Price: $18.95  $17.43
Publisher: Experiment
Published Date: May 26, 2020
Pages: 144
Dimensions: 6.1 X 0.8 X 9.1 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language: English
Type: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781615196746
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About the Author

Bart van Olphen is arguably the world's most passionate sustainable fishing advocate and overall lover of fish: He was named "world's most sustainable seafood entrepreneur" in 2008, and his book Fish Tales: Stories & Recipes from Sustainable Fisheries Around the World won the 2011 Gourmand World Cookbook Award for "best sustainable cookbook." He is also the cofounder of the tinned fish brand Fish Tales. You can check out his travels around the world and enjoy his cooking show on Instagram (@bartsfishtales) and YouTube (featured on Jamie Oliver's FoodTube Network)--and at


An Amazon Best Book of May--Cookbooks, Food & Wine

"Bart van Olphen, a YouTube fish fanatic, entrepreneur and chef . . . gave me my favorite recipe of the new season."--Sam Sifton, The New York Times Magazine

"The Tinned Fish Cookbook [has] simple, tasty recipes that celebrate and elevate the humble canned fish from an overlooked back-of-the-pantry ingredient to one that deserves center stage."--Food & Wine

"For the ardent sustainable eater or the seafood fanatic trying to rein in the swordfish eating in favor of cheaper, better-for-the-planet fish, this tiny little book is a perfect (and adorable) guide."--Epicurious

"A lot of [us] don't really know what to do with all those cans of sardines and mackerel . . . Along comes The Tinned Fish Cookbook."--Esquire

"Enjoying the ocean in your pantry. . . . Far from a fallback, canned fish deserves our respect."--The National Post

"[The Tinned Fish Cookbook] realizes the potential of canned seafood with 45 recipes for tuna, mackerel, herring, and mussels."--Publishers Weekly

"Bart is my fish hero . . . I'm off to buy some tinned fish!"--Jamie Oliver