One of my favorite childhood memories is getting up at dawn and going to the renowned Fulton Fish Market with my mother to buy fish, fresh off the boats. We lived nearby so we would walk down the quiet, empty cobblestone streets near the market until we reached the bustle of fishmongers and shoppers. Mom
This is the unsung hero of my cookbook. Since the recipe consists entirely of pantry staples, it’s one I never really have to shop for and therefore often overlook. But I’m always delighted when I come across a long-forgotten can of tuna in the back of my cupboard because I know immediately that I can
Almost any kind of firm white fish will do for this recipe but I almost always make it with red snapper. Red snapper has a light, mild flavor which makes a perfect complement for the spicier sauce, which is actually the star of this dish — and for me, the capers are the best part.