Books

Roy's Fish and Seafood: Recipes from the Pacific Rim

Owner of the critically acclaimed Roy’s restaurants, public television host and celebrated chef Roy Yamaguchi is considered one of today’s greatest seafood chefs and has been credited with reinventing Hawaiian cuisine. In Roy’s Fish And Seafood, chef Yamaguchi explains the uses, flavors, cooking qualities, and specific varieties of 25 key types of seafood, including tuna, mahi-mahi, ehu, opah, sea bass, lobster, squid, and scallops as well as their potential substitutions.

Chef Yamaguchi has created incredible recipes for each variety of seafood, such as Roy’s Signature Blackened Ahi with Soy-Mustard Sauce, Crab and Potato-Crusted Ono with Creamed Spinach and Bacon, Pan-Seared Butterfish with Coconut Sauce and Kalua Pork Miso, and Spicy Tempura Shrimp with Mango-Avocado Salad. This collection of delicious recipes and indispensable preparation information will inform and inspire any lover of seafood.

  • A full-color cookbook featuring 100 fish and seafood recipes as well as information about each variety of seafood from Hawaiian chef Roy Yamaguchi.
  • Chef Yamaguchi’s cooking show, Hawaii Cooks with Roy Yamaguchi, airs on public television stations nationwide.

Hawaii Cooks: Flavors from Roy's Pacific Rim Kitchen

For five seasons, Roy Yamaguchi has explored the ingredients and growers of Hawaii on his public television show, Hawaii Cooks with Roy Yamaguchi. Now, in a companion volume to the sixth season, he brings his rich culinary discoveries to home kitchens. In Hawaii Cooks, Roy introduces a comprehensive pantry that describes his favorite ingredients in detail and carefully explains how flavors, textures, and colors play off and complement each other on the plate. As a classically trained chef, Roy combines fresh, Hawaiian-grown ingredients with French cooking techniques to produce a mouthwatering collection of recipes with eastern and western influences.

Recipes such as Crab and Taro Cakes with Béarnaise Sauce, Lamb Steaks with Sweet Potato Mash and Apple-Curry Sauce, and Crab with Vanilla Sauce pack an unexpected punch in every delicious bite, bringing out the flavors of ingredients in ways that only Roy can. The companion book to Roy Yamaguchis sixth season of Hawaii Cooks with Roy Yamaguchi, broadcast on public television. Includes an in-depth pantry section that comprises nearly a quarter of the book, a detailed description of Roys cooking style, and 60 of Roys signature recipes.

Features full-color ingredient and styled food photography.

Roy received the 1993 James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef: Pacific Northwest.

A feast for the eye and the palate, this is the ultimate presentation of the new cuisine from Hawaii and the Pacific Rim created by its most celebrated and honored chef, Roy Yamaguchi. He takes the reader on a journey of discovery as he presents some 100 recipes based on the rich variety and freshness of the foods of the islands (and shows how they can be created anywhere). Unique, dazzling color photos complete this portrait of a brilliant new cuisine.