Explore the true taste of Spain in over 150 fabulous recipes shown step-by-step in over 700 vibrant photographs. This title offers everything you need to know about Spanish ingredients, cooking equipment and special cooking techniques. It features over 700 photographs, including - step-by step instructions and a picture of every delicious finished dish. Chapters are devoted to tapas, soup and eggs, rice and pasta, vegetables and salads, fish and shellfish, poultry and game birds, meat and game, and desserts and baking. Bring the rich, robust tastes of the Spanish culinary tradition to your kitchen with simple-to-follow advice and easy-to-find ingredients. Recreate authentic Spanish dishes with fabulous recipes such as Patatas Bravas, Salt Cod Fritters with Allioli, and Galician Apple-stuffed Crepes. Spain is a country rich in history, culture and diversity, with a fascinating cuisine that shows influences from all over the world. This glorious book first takes you through the culinary history of Spain, then offers a photographic guide to the essential Spanish ingredients, from fantastic cheeses and hams to olive oils and shellfish.
There are then over 150 magnificent step-by-step recipes to try, with chapters devoted to tapas, soup, eggs, rice and pasta, vegetables and salads, fish and shellfish, poultry, meat and game, and desserts and baking. You will be spoilt for choice with classics such as Potato Tortilla, Paella Valencia and Basque Tart with Apple.
Pepita Aris is a leading authority on Spanish food and cooking and has written many books on the subject. Pepita has had a house in Andalucia, Spain for many years and writes for a number of newspapers and magazines, including the American Bon Appetit! She is the founder editor of Taste magazine, contributed to the British Larousse Gastromomique, and has appeared on both radio and television to promote Spanish food and give cooking demonstations.
Pepita's published works include: Recipes From A Spanish Village; Sauce Book; Master Chefs of Europe; Spain - A Passport Guide and AAA Essential Guide to Spanish Food & Drink. She also contributes articles to The Daily Telegraph, Financial Times and The Times, has appeared on Women’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 and This Morning on ITV.