By Alex Vallis, Digital Features Editor, Food & Wine
New Orleans-based chef John Besh recently released his second cookbook: My Family Table: A Passionate Plea for Home Cooking, a collection of simple, comfort-food recipes. The longtime Louisiana booster has also been making moves to support Gulf seafood. In January, Besh opened his ninth restaurant, Borgne, which emphasizes the region's coastal cuisine. He shared recipes for swordfish picatta and shrimp bisque with Food & Wine, and even features a chapter in his new book called "How to Cook a Fish." Here, we asked Besh to describe the worst offenses you can commit against seafood.
1. Buy bad fish. The easiest way to foul a fish dish is to not have a relationship with your fishmonger. If you don't know where the fish is coming from and when it was caught, you're making the first mistake.
2. Over season. You can mask a fish's delicate flavor with too manyRead More »from Mistakes You're Making with Fish