The Tinned Fish Cookbook: Easy-to-Make Meals from Ocean to Plate - Sustainably Canned, 100% Delicious (Hardcover)

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“Bart van Olphen elevates canned tuna to the heights of deliciousness.”—The New York Times

Scrumptious recipes for tuna, mackerel, herring, and more—so tasty, you won’t believe it’s from a can!

Quick: What ingredient is delicious, sustainable, easy to store, and adds protein and healthy fats to any dish? Why, it’s tinned fish, of course!

Whether you’re a seafood lover or a home cook craving something new, The Tinned Fish Cookbook is for you. Sustainable fishing advocate Bart van Olphen shines a light on the superstar potential of canned tuna, salmon, anchovies, and more, with recipes that are ready in a jiff. Here are hearty mains from Tuna Lasagna to Mackerel and Potato Frittata, fresh salads like the classic Niçoise Salad and crisp Crab and Fennel Watercress Salad, and creative takes on normally less-fishy fare, such as Anchovy Dumplings, Salmon Pizza, and Quinoa Tabbouleh with Sardines. The possibilities are endless—and the photos by David Loftus are irresistible.

What’s more, Bart dives into the wonders of modern fishing and canning, helping you recognize eco-friendly fish, so you can enjoy your ocean-to-plate meal with confidence. There’s more to tinned fish than ever before!

About the Author

Bart van Olphen is the cofounder of fish brand Sea Tales and author of Veggies & Fish, The Tinned Fish Cookbook, and Bart’s Fish Tales, the 2018 Gourmand World Cookbook Award winner for Best Fish and Seafood Cookbook. Bon Appétit has praised Bart and Sea Tales for the company’s commitment to sustainability, naming Sea Tales canned tuna their all-around favorite in 2024. Sea Tales tinned fish is now available in stores throughout the US. Visit Bart at and

Praise For…

An Amazon Best Book of May—Cookbooks, Food & Wine

"Bart van Olphen, a YouTube fish fanatic, entrepreneur and chef . . . gave me my favorite recipe of the new season.

— Sam Sifton, The New York Times Magazine

The Tinned Fish Cookbook [has] simple, tasty recipes that celebrate and elevate the humble canned fish from an overlooked back-of-the-pantry ingredient to one that deserves center stage.

— Food Wine

For the ardent sustainable eater or the seafood fanatic trying to rein in the swordfish eating in favor of cheaper, better-for-the-planet fish, this tiny little book is a perfect (and adorable) guide.
— Epicurious

Canned tuna, salmon, and sardines are cheap, healthy, and sustainable. The Tinned Fish Cookbook shows you how to cook with them in simple, delicious ways.

— Naturally, Danny Seo

A lot of [us] don’t really know what to do with all those cans of sardines and mackerel . . . Along comes The Tinned Fish Cookbook.

— Esquire

Enjoying the ocean in your pantry. . . . Far from a fallback, canned fish deserves our respect.
— The National Post

Canned fish is a great option for eating more seafood while you're social distancing, and in his new cookbook The Tinned Fish Cookbook, Bart van Olphen gives us plenty of inspiration for how to use these pantry essentials.

— mindbodygreen

[The Tinned Fish Cookbook] realizes the potential of canned seafood with 45 recipes for tuna, mackerel, herring, and mussels.

— Publishers Weekly

Bart is my fish hero . . . I’m off to buy some tinned fish!
— Jamie Oliver

Product Details
ISBN: 9781615196746
ISBN-10: 1615196749
Publisher: The Experiment, LLC
Publication Date: May 26th, 2020
Pages: 144
Language: English