Tapas

Tapas

A Taste of Spain in America

Unknown - 2005
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The first major Spanish cookbook in two decades, from José Andrés, recently named America's Chef of the Year by Bon Appétit .


Tapas are Spain's gift to the world of great cooking: a fresh and fun way to eat with friends and family--and easy to make at home. Using simple Mediterranean ingredients, a tapas feast is a perfect combination of little dishes packed with big flavors. Tapas by José Andrés is the first major book in a generation to celebrate this world-renowned way of eating, from a man who is the best possible authority: an award-winning Spanish chef in America, with seven highly acclaimed restaurants to his name. Recently named Bon Appétit 's Chef of the Year, José is a new star in American cooking, as well as the nation's leading expert on Spanish cuisine. Having worked as a chef in the United States for two decades, he's also a thoroughly American cook who draws on American ingredients for his inspiration, and is a master at translating his native Spanish cooking for this country's kitchens. His simple and delicious recipes include:

* Fish such as American Red Snapper Baked in Salt; Monkfish with Romesco Sauce; and Basque-Style Stuffed Maryland Blue Crabs

* Chicken including Catalan-Style Chicken Stew; Chicken Sautéed with Garlic; and Chicken with Lobster

* Pork such as Chorizo Stewed in Hard Cider; Figs with Spanish Ham; and Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Apples

* Rice dishes including Lobster Paella; Black Rice with Squid and Shrimp; and Traditional Rice with Clams

All these recipes are full of tremendous flavor and creativity, as well as in-depth ingredient notes and a rich atmosphere that will transport you to the lush countryside, hip cafés, and sun-drenched coasts of Spain--and back again to dinner at home.

This is a breakthrough cookbook from an extraordinary chef.
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter, c2005.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781400053599
1400053595
Branch Call Number: 641.812 ANDRES J
Characteristics: 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wolffe, Richard 1968-

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