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  • Brindisa
    Brindisa
    ISBN: 9780007307180
    Publication date: 01/12/2016

    A major book on classic Spanish ingredients and home cooking.

    Brindisa, the renowned Spanish fine food import company, has become a byword for excellent Spanish food. The Brindisa Spanish Cook Book is the ultimate in contemporary Spanish cooking, including classic regional recipes, tapas dishes and information about the very best ingredients and food producers.

    Ranging from the most unusual artisan dishes to the classics of Spanish cooking, this recipe collection draws on Brindisa's specialist knowledge to introduce you to delights such as jamon iberico de bellota, chorizo, cured ham and fish, fumet (rich Catalan fish stock), farmhouse cheeses, prepared pulses, olive oils and vinegars, sweet treats and storecupboard basics that are essential for Spanish and Mediterranean cooking.

    Covering the unique way good food is integral to everyday Spanish life, ranging from traditional breakfasts to substantial lunches, small plates of Spanish food and very simple suppers for during the week, to big family get-togethers at the weekend, this is not just a book about recipes, but a true celebration of Spain, its food and people, countryside and producers.

    Pages: 544
    Dimension: 275mm X 185mm
    Author: LINTON, MONIKA
    Price: $59.99
  • Casa Mono Cookbook
    Casa Mono Cookbook
    ISBN: 9781524760045
    Publication date: 01/10/2018

    The debut cookbook from one of New York City's most celebrated and pioneering restaurants, featuring 100 recipes for their best-loved Spanish tapas.

    The highly anticipated cookbook from Casa Mono features the best of the authentic tapas culture the celebrated restaurant is known for. You'll find recipes for both classic Spanish dishes and riffs on the traditional fare that are uncomplicated and humble, yet exceedingly satisfying and true to the spirit of Costa Brava, the northeastern coast of Spain that is the restaurant's inspiration. Full of bold flavors that evoke the land and sea, honest ingredients treated with passion and creativity, and simple yet essential techniques, The Casa Mono Cookbook transports you to a seat at the convivial bar of Casa Mono and then across the Atlantic to Barcelona itself.
    Since Casa Mono first opened in 2003, chefs Andy Nusser and Anthony Sasso have shown New Yorkers that Spanish food is much more than paella and sangria. Casa Mono became a groundbreaking restaurant whose influences on the dining scene in New York and beyond are still felt today. As both an iconic destination and beloved neighborhood stalwart, their rich and varied Spanish cooking has continued to garner accolades and consistently earn rave reviews in the 15 years since opening.

    Pages: 272
    Author: NUSSER, ANDY
    Price: $59.99
  • Catalan Cuisine Europes Last Great Culinary Secret
    Catalan Cuisine Europes Last Great Culinary Secret
    ISBN: 9781898697763
    Publication date: 30/11/1997

    Catalonia, located in Spain's far north-east corner and centred around the port of Barcelona, has its own cuisine and culture which has spread to encompass Valencia, the Balearic Islands (Majorca, Minorca and Ibiza), Andorra, the ancient region of France formerly known as Roussilon, and a single city on the Italian island of Sardinia. Colman Andrews explores this whole territory of Catalan cooking, from its French, Roman and Moorish roots to today's modern interpretation. Along the way he creates a portrait of the food, wine, history and culture of the region.


    Author: COLMAN, ANDREW
    Price: $34.99
  • Catalan Food
    Catalan Food
    ISBN: 9780451495884
    Publication date: 01/09/2018

    Catalan cuisine authority Daniel Olivella serves historical narratives alongside 80 carefully curated Spanish food recipes, like tapas, paella, and seafood, that are simple and fresh.

    In proud, vibrant Catalonia, food is what brings people together—whether neighbors, family, or visitors. By the sea, over a glass of chilled vermouth and the din of happily shared, homemade Pica Pica (tapas) is where you’ll find the most authentic Catalonia. The region is known for its wildly diverse indigenous ingredients, from seafood to jamon Ibérico to strains of rice, and richly flavored cuisine that has remained uniquely Catalan throughout its complex and fraught history.

    Pages: 272
    Author: OLIVELLA, DANIEL
    Price: $49.99
  • Catalan Kitchen
    Catalan Kitchen
    ISBN: 9781925418842
    Publication date: 01/10/2018

    Catalonia has come to global attention this year in its quest for independence, but there is much more to this beautiful region situated on the west coast of the Mediterranean and blessed with one of the richest food cultures in Europe. Although Catalonia is still geographically and politically connected to Spain, Catalans consider themselves independent with their own language, history, culture and cuisine. Its food is considered unique in Spain, and it is home to one of the highest concentrations of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world - including being the original location for the famed El Bulli.

    Unlike in other parts of Spain, Catalan cuisine does not centre around tapas, and although pintxos do feature heavily, they are not the mainstay of the region and most dishes are larger, stand-alone meals. Dishes are heavily influenced by pork and fresh seafood with a focus on fresh, seasonal produce that varies from recipes as simple as crushed tomatoes smeared on bread to hearty, slow-cooked stews. Famous dishes include calcots - large salad onions cooked on a coal barbecue and then dipped into nutty and addictive Romesco sauce, a unique paella made without saffron and the addition of vermicelli noodles, myriad types of Catalan sausage served with white beans, sauces such as aioli and picada, and multiple pastries and desserts including the creme Catalan (a version of creme brulee). Beautifully packaged with stunning location and food photography, The Catalan Kitchen is the ultimate cookbook for lovers of Spanish and Mediterranean food

    Pages: 272
    Dimension: 280mm X 200mm
    Author: WARREN, EMMA
    Price: $55.00
  • Catalonia Recipes from Barcelona and Beyond
    Catalonia Recipes from Barcelona and Beyond
    ISBN: 9781784881160
    Publication date: 01/10/2017

    Located in the northeast of Spain, Catalonia borders France’s Pyrenees mountains and has a heritage and scenery like no other place in the world. In Catalonia, José Pizarro travels from the impressive Gaudi architecture in buzzy Barcelona, to the Roman and Greek ruins in Girona and secluded beaches in Costa Brava to create some of the best-loved dishes from the Catalonian region at home.Starting in the markets, José revels in the fresh meat, fish and vegetables, with dishes including classic Patatas Bravas, a delicious Duck Egg and Mushroom Stew, and a Rabbit Rice, typical of the region. From a Roast Chicken with Langoustines, Baby Squid with Mint that’s perfect for spring, to a wintery Civet of Venison with Ceps and Mash, and the delicate Hazelnut and Plum cakes, José’s interpretation of the regional flavours will inspire you to get into the kitchen. Set to the backdrop of stunning location photography, Catalonia will make you feel truly transported to this special region.

    Pages: 256
    Dimension: 247mm X 198mm
    Author: PIZARRO, JOSE
    Price: $49.99
  • Chocolate 4th Edition
    Chocolate 4th Edition
    ISBN: 9783875151138

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    Over 600 pages, 230 recipes, step-by-step photographs of the most important preparation techniques, 15 breakfasts and snacks, 8 drinking chocolates, 4 jams, 18 individual cakes, 24 bonbons, 10 turrons, 5 snacks, 8 desserts for restaurant, 7 petit fours and 8 bonbons for restaurant

    Studies on mousses, truffles, fillings, raw materials and all the information about the most important techniques in chocolate making.
    Languages: spanish / english

    Description: The book is divided into six extensive sections:
    CHOCOLATE AS A PRODUCT, BREAKFASTS & SNACKS, CONFECTIONERY, CHOCOLATE MAKING, RESTAURANT AND RAW MATERIALS
    Questions:
    • Do your bonbons have preservation problems? Do they dry or crystallize? Does mold appear after a few days? Learn how to balance your bonbon recipes in an easy and quick way. An extensive collection of recipes for balanced fillings is also included.
    • What happens to a chocolate product while baked in an oven? We travel inside the dough to understand what happens within the heart of baked products.
    • Do you want to change the type of chocolate for a different one without affecting the texture of your product?
    • Do you know how to control the activity of water inside a bonbon?
    • Get to know all the secrets about chocolate to obtain a good tempering, a perfect coating or a spectacular gloss.




    Pages: 600
    Author: MORATÓ, RAMON
    Price: $229.99
  • Culinaria Spain A Celebration of Food and Tradition New Edition
    Culinaria Spain A Celebration of Food and Tradition New Edition
    ISBN: 9783848008186
    Publication date: 01/10/2015

    "Spain - its cuisine is as colourful as the country is large. While to the north the traditions of the wandering herdsmen are still maintained and tracking dogs search out truffles, exotic fruits that entered the country with the Arabs flourish in the south. This Culinaria title whets your appetite to explore Spain with all your senses. It describes an incomparable panorama of cultural and culinary traditions, as well as an overview of the most important winegrowing regions of the land. Its 380 pages and more than 1,000 photographs clearly illustrate how landscape, climate, and various cultures have left their mark on the diverse cuisine of the country - from Alboraya in the Levant to Zaragoza in the north, from the omnipresent garlic mayonnaise alioli to zamburina mussels. Numerous recipes drawn from every region ensure that the fascinating reading also becomes a feast for the palate. " AUTHOR: Marion Trutter studied communication, Spanish literature, and American studies in Munich, Germany. She works as freelance journalist, author, and editor. Over 1000 colour illustrations

    Author: TRUTTER, MARION
    Price: $39.99
  • Curate
    Curate
    ISBN: 9781250059444
    Publication date: 01/11/2016

    Katie Button debuts her first cookbook ever as a peek inside the kitchen of her award-winning restaurant, Cúrate. This cookbook will feature 125 recipes celebrating the vibrant flavors and broad appeal of Spanish food. Button brings the cuisine at Cúrate into the kitchen of every home cook, showing readers how to re-create classic Spanish dishes and adapt them using American seasonal ingredients.

    Pages: 304
    Dimension: 268mm X 194mm
    Author: BUTTON, KATIE
    Price: $44.99
  • Day at elBulli
    Day at elBulli
    ISBN: 9780714865508
    Publication date: 01/12/2012

    Tickets Voted #20 Worlds Best Restaurants 2019
    elBulli VOTED BEST OF THE BEST HALL OF FAME 2019
    A Day at elBulli, Classic Edition is an exclusive look behind the scenes at elBulli, voted 'Best Restaurant in the World' and into the mind of Ferran Adrià, the most creative chef working today.

    With two million requests for reservations every year, elBulli was notoriously difficult to get a table at. A Day at elBulli, Classic Edition opens the doors to everyone and reveals the inner workings of the kitchen and the gastronomic innovations that have helped create the spectacular food. Illustrated with over 1,000 colour photographs, the book includes recipes and innovative inserts explaining the creative methods and food philosophy, the reservations policy, the history of elBulli and the life of Ferran Adrià.

    Aimed at all food enthusiasts as well as industry professionals, the book starts with daybreak at 6.15 am, then shows visits to the local markets to source ingredients, Ferran's arrival at the workshop, his morning creative experimentation session, the arrival of the rest of the brigade at 2.30 pm to begin the mise-en-place for the evening, the daily tasks of the front of house team, and the arrival of the first guests for dinner from 7.45 pm until the last guests' departure by 2.00 am.

    With its innovative structure and striking design, A Day at elBulli provides a fascinating insight into the rare and magical experience of eating at elBulli.

    Pages: 632
    Author: ADRIA, FERRAN
    Price: $75.00
  • Dishing Up the Thyssen
    Dishing Up the Thyssen
    ISBN: 9788417173258
    Publication date: 01/10/2019

    The Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum has always shown interest in the world of gastronomy. On the one hand, it offers visitors a gastronomic tour of our collection. On the other hand, it has developed the DelicaThyssen line for the shop, in which they include local food products of excellent quality. With all these precedents the idea arose to produce a publication, Dishing Up the Thyssen, of a gastronomic nature, a recipe book made up of 25 dishes by renowned Spanish chefs, a dialogue between art and gastronomy, a journey through taste, understood as meaning and as aesthetics. The selected chefs have visited the rooms of the Museum looking for inspiration in a painting from its extensive art collection. Each one of them has chosen a work and made a recipe, not so much as a literal translation of the work to the plate, but as an inspiration that could appear through the theme of the chosen work, the texture of the material used by the artist, the colours... Each cook explains, in a brief text, why he has chosen that work and which elements of the painting have led him to create the recipe. Then there is the preparation of the recipe with the list of ingredients, finish and presentation. The participant chefs are: Andoni Luis Aduriz, Samy Ali, Víctor Arguinzoniz Juan Mari y Elena Arzak, Sura Ascaso, Oriol Balaguer, Martin Berasategui, Juan Manuel de la Cruz, Quique Dacosta, Andrea Dopico, Lucia Freitas, Gonzalo Garcia, Luis G. Bua, Diego Guerrero, Sacha Hormaechea, Angel Leon, Roberto Martinez Foronda, Paco Morales, Tono Perez, Albert Raurich, Roberto Ruiz, Carme Ruscalleda, Jesus Sanchez, Ricardo Sanz, Paco Torreblanca, Manuel Urbano. 50 colour illustrations

    Pages: 235
    Author: THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA
    Price: $69.99
  • Eat At The Bar
    Eat At The Bar
    ISBN: 9781743793954
    Publication date: 01/10/2018

    Like the stalwart bar of the same name,Eat at the Bar makes readers feel at once at home and familiar – even if they have not ever ventured to Bar Lourinha, beloved for its food, booze, collectors' feel and old-fashioned hospitality. It is first a cookbook, sharing 55 recipes inspired by local farmers, providores, fishmongers and suppliers, and underpinned by the flavours author Matt McConnell continues to cook with today: garlic, pimento, salt and the best olive oil. The line-up is a best of the best from more than 10 years of Matt's respected repertoire of tapas and raciones.

    The book is also more than recipes: it is part travelogue too, sharing anecdotes, narrative and stunning photography from the authors' adventures in Spain, Portugal and Europe over many years – experiences that inspired the idea and philosophy of the now decade-old space they have created in their hometown of Melbourne.

    Pages: 240
    Dimension: 248mm X 190mm
    Author: GAMVROS, JO
    Price: $50.00
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