Browne Trading Co. has announced a new collaboration with award-winning cookbook author James Peterson.

Peterson, whose cookbooks have won numerous James Beard Awards, will be creating seafood recipes especially for Browne Trading, located in Portland on Merrill’s Wharf at 260 Commercial St.

He’ll also be illustrating the recipes with his own photographs taken at his studio in Brooklyn, N.Y.

The recipes will be featured in Browne Trading’s quarterly e-newsletters, and will be archived online as well at

Peterson’s cookbooks, according to the website, include:

“Sauces” — Winner, 1991 James Beard Foundation

“Splendid Soups” — Nominee, 1994 James Beard Foundation

“Fish & Shellfish” — Winner, 1997 International Association of Culinary Professionals

“Vegetables” — Winner, 1999 James Beard Foundation

“Essentials of Cooking” — Nominee, 2000 International Association of Culinary Professionals/Nominee, 2000 James Beard Foundation

“Cooking” — Winner, 2008 James Beard Foundation

“Baking” — Winner, 2010 James Beard Foundation

“Meat” — Winner, 2011 James Beard Foundation

To learn more about Peterson, visit his website at, or go to Browne Trading’s page that describes the new partnership: