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Cooking with tinned fish

Tasty meals with sustainable seafood

Bart van Olphen



ISBN: 9781910496237

Price: £12.99

Publication date: 11 June 2015

Category: Cookery

Tinned fish is delicious, sustainable, and just as good as fresh! Combining the best ingredients, brilliant recipes and top tricks and tips, Bart Van Olphen demonstrates the versatility of cooking with the ultimate store cupboard staple.

Complete with unique stories from sustainable fish-farmers share how they fish fairly, how they were caught and what happens to the fish from sea to tin. Bart’s enthusiasm for environmentally responsible fishing is prevalent throughout his recipes from veal and tuna sandwich, anchovy and olive tart to sardine tartar.

Bart gives innovative ways to use tinned fish and revolutionizes our use of tinned fish.  Straight from the pantry and into the pan, discover Bart’s tasty take on tinned tuna, salmon, mackerel, mussels and more. From simple soups and sauces to wholesome meals, get inspired and enjoy great fish.


Bart van Olphen actively promotes cooking with sustainable seafood and has done so for many years. He was presented with the title of the world’s most sustainable seafood entrepreneur in 2008, and travels the world looking for the stories behind the fish. Fishing communities all over the globe have inspired him to develop a range of fish products that tell their stories. His Fish Tales range is available in Waitrose. He presents on Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube Network and regularly appears on Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Food Fight (Channel 4).