Author(s): Rick and Katie Toogood
Ideal for the foodie who loves entertaining and wants to recreate restaurant quality food without the fuss, Prawn on the Lawn is a modern collection of quick, fresh, healthy and delicious fish and seafood recipes. This contemporary and fresh take on fish cookery comes from the trendiest fish restaurant on the block, and lays bare their simple techniques for creating amazing food with maximum impact. The recipes are split into an enticing selection of cold and hot tapas, large plates, sides, desserts and cocktails.Named by The Sunday Times in the top 100 restaurants in the UK, Prawn on the Lawn offers sharing plates with a difference. Following suit, the book is split into sections covering Cold Tapas, Hot Tapas, Large Plates, Sides and Desserts and Cocktails, so that you can easily select your perfect compilation for the ideal dinner party menu. Chef-owners Rick and Katie Toogood help you deliver their unique brand of light, zingy and delicious fish and seafood meals.From their signature 'prawn on the lawn' (avocado and chilli on toast topped with cooked prawns) to succulent scallop ceviche, beetroot-cured salmon and razor clams with nam jim, to crab adobo - it's all delicious and guarantees wow factor. With wine and beer pairings, a selection of delicious cocktail recipes and tips for adapting recipes to party size, budget, fish preference and seasonality, this book makes hosting friends and family easy. There's also a handy buyer's guide, offering everything you need to know to become an a-fish-ionado! Special 'how-to' videos linked to the book will also be available online, designed to make any potentially tricky techniques super-clear to the novice cook.'This is the sort of place you would visit daily if you could.' The Sunday TimesForeword by Mitch Tonks.
Rick and Katie Toogood established their London restaurant Prawn on the Lawn in 2013, serving only the freshest seafood and tapas-style fish dishes. A second site followed in Cornwall.