I have a friend who taught me to make clams with red bell peppers, and ever since, this combination has stayed with me: seafood with bell peppers. The sweetness of the peppers paired with the creaminess of the whole roasted sea bass makes me smile every time. I really love sea bass and in my humble opinion, it tastes lovely with a few adornments- just a bit of salt and lemon. —shayma
4, with sides
2 lb. whole sea bass (including head and tail) cleaned, scaled, and gills removed
1 tsp Maldon salt
lemon, sliced thin plus lemon quarters for serving
Shayma Saadat is a cookery teacher, food writer, stylist and photographer who focuses on the food of her heritage - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran, which she refers to as Silk Route cuisine. Shayma lives in Toronto with her husband and son. You can follow her culinary journey on Instagram @SpiceSpoon.