The Cuisines of Spain: Exploring Regional Home Cooking

The Cuisines of Spain: Exploring Regional Home Cooking


From the array of its conventional tapas to the bold arrangements of its new iteration of cooks, Spain has captivated the area with its gastronomic riches. In The Cuisines of Spain, Teresa Barrenechea showcases her background via greater than 250 recipes culled from her wide repertoire, and from neighbors and fellow cooks throughout Spain. The famed rice dishes of Valencia, the piquant mojos of the Canary Islands, the hearty stews and braised meats of the interior–all of the classics are the following in definitive shape, as are many lesser-known yet both very important and fascinating local dishes.

Barrenechea weaves an enthralling narrative of Spain’s varied peoples, landscapes, and parts, revealing how the forces of geography, tradition, and politics gave upward push to the nutrition traditions that we honor at the present time. greater than a hundred pictures from Barcelona-based photojournalist Jeffrey Koehler take readers to the fields, markets, wharves, and kitchens of the provinces, and the popular paintings of Christopher Hirsheimer places Barrenechea’s recipes on awesome display.

A get together of domestic chefs previous and current, The Cuisines of Spain is a permanent and intimate portrait of an excellent people nutrients culture from one of many country’s such a lot gifted culinary ambassadors.

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