WIN: A signed copy of Galton Blackiston's Hook Line Sinker

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Hook Line Sinker is a seafood cookbook from Michelin-starred chef Galton Blackiston featuring recipes created through his lifelong love affair with fish and shellfish.

Galton's seafood dishes have always turned heads. He has a knack of taking simple ingredients and pairing them with techniques and flavours that allow the flavours to remain pure whilst bringing a sense of fun to the occasion. Cooking seafood is an art and in this book, Galton shows you how to master it.

WIN a signed copy of Hook Line Sinker by Galton Blackiston

Hook Line Sinker BookCover

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The book features over 90 recipes divided into five chapters - Quick and Easy, Small Plates, Stress-Free, Spicy Seafood and Main Courses.

Galton says: “Seafood is one of the last truly wild sources of food on the planet. Even though fishing methods have changed dramatically, fish are still wild, living in their natural habitat, and are free to swim where they want and feed how they want. I’m as enthusiastic about it today as I was as a child when I used to go shrimping and catching mackerel.”

HookLineSinker Recipe SquidInBlackBeanSauceWithDeep friedShallots©JohnScottBlackwell

Hook Line Sinker Recipe

Squid In Black Bean

Sauce With Deep fried Shallots

©John Scott Blackwell

Galton runs the Michelin-starred Morston Hall hotel and restaurant on the Norfolk coast, and recently opened No1 Cromer, a modern take on the traditional fish and chip restaurant.

He is a familiar face to UK food lovers from his regular appearances on the BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, and as a finalist on Great British Menu.

Hook Line Sinker isn't a huge how-to reference guide, or a seafood bible to teach you everything about each fish in the sea. It's a very personal book featuring Galton's all-time favourite recipes, all of which have featured on his menu in some form over the years, but more importantly, are great to cook at home.

The book is a collaboration with Leeds-based specialist publisher Face Publications, whose previous cookery books with Michelin-starred chefs Sat Bains, Graham Garrett, Andrew Pern and James Mackenzie have won international awards.

The book features a foreword by Michel Roux OBE, who says: “Like all the best recipe books, Hook Line Sinker is not merely a collection of recipes but an honest celebration of life, discoveries and ideas: a story shared about the simple, sometimes nostalgic, pleasures of sharing and eating. Few are so intimately and enjoyably written as this one by my friend Galton Blackiston.”

**Hook Line Sinker is available from the Face website:

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Editor 31st October 2017

WIN: A signed copy of Galton Blackiston's Hook Line Sinker