- Filename: roots-essential-catalan-cuisine-according-to-el-celler-de-can-roca.
- ISBN: 9788493891022
- Release Date: 2011-12
- Number of pages: 184
- Author: Joan Roca Fontané
- Publisher: Librooks
El Celler de Can Roca is the three Michelin starred Catalan restaurant in Spain which was opened in 1986 by the Roca brothers, Joan, Josep and Jordi. In 2015, it was once again named the best restaurant in the world by the Restaurant magazine. The Times restaurant critic A.A. Gill compared the restaurant to former restaurant El Bulli, which was once ranked as the number one restaurant in the world, saying that it was an outstanding kitchen, and part of the great confident wave of new Spanish food that is complex, technically exhausting, aware of the landscape, history and politics. The first edition of El Celler de Can Roca The Book was published in Spanish in a giant format weighing an incredible 5 kilos and retailing at 90 euros. This new smaller, redux edition is appearing in English for the first time. An amazing book, this is the definitive work about El Celler de Can Roca. Fully illustrated in color throughout it gathers the thoughts of writer Josep Maria Fonalleras in A day at El Celler . Here is the history, philosophy, techniques, values, sources of inspiration, creative processes, of this band of extraordinary chefs with over 90 detailed recipes, and a collection of the 240 most outstanding dishes from the 25-year history of this magnificent restaurant. An open door to the secrets of El Celler de Can Roca, revealed in 16 chapters and organized according to the sources of inspiration that nurture the Roca brothers: Tradition, Memory, Academia, Product, Landscape, Wine, Chromaticism, Sweet, Transversal Creation, Perfume, Innovation, Poetry, Freedom, Boldness, Magic, Sense of Humor."
Celebrated pastry chef Jordi Roca, of the award-winning restaurant El Celler de Can Roca, in Girona, Spain, presents more than 80 tempting dessert recipes that take readers on a journey through the seasons -- from Pineapple, Mango, and Passion Fruit Soup to Sweet Potato with Tangerine Granita. * Roca's creations exhibit a whirl of imagination, daring, and boldness, making him one of the top international influencers in the pastry scene. * He aims to give his diners a unique experience, by creating dishes intended to stimulate all the senses. * Includes a brief history of the Rocas' acclaimed family restaurant. * Pastry tips and techniques are also provided. Full-color photographs by Becky Lawton throughout.
A dream through twelve emotions that lead us to the table where this supper will take place, in which cuisine and video-creation are transformed into a new artistic experience. A masterpiece of art and gastronomy that breaks through the boundaries of creation to offer total perception of beauty. Conceived as a total, global work, El somni will have its version in all formats of cultural dissemination. To this end a book, the sacred icon of culture, will be published to provide an account of this multimedia art project as well as a visual record of the entire creative process and a compilation of reflections on the part of those involved, taking us through the twelve episodes of the dream of Astrid, the protagonist of this gourmet opera. Welcome to this global artistic adventure, welcome to El somni!
從廚房管理開始的美味基礎 全球首席主廚教你如何在家料理出米其林級的家常菜！ 連續被評選為全球第一餐廳El Celler de Can Roca的西班牙三星主廚Joan Roca，來自於美食家庭，他的料理結合傳統精神，融入前衛創意技巧。本書是Joan Roca以多年來的主廚經驗，從最切身的廚房管理、食材研究、工具運用等，以及基礎技巧，引導讀者從基本的料理法則開始，在家做出米其林等級的美味料理。 本書分為兩大部分：第1部分為基本概念，共6個章節；第2部分為食譜實作，共2個章節。在實用的基本概念中，從食品營養、廚房組織、食材、工具，以及醃製、浸泡、保存等預煮技術，鉅細靡遺地說明這些料理周邊的實用細節所應有的實際規劃，並且再針對每個項目帶入相應的料理食譜，提供實際的運用理解。 基本概念部分，從均衡飲食的概念出發，分析食材的屬性，並進一步論述廚房管理方針、食材與器具的收納、挑選食材的採購要訣、烹飪前的準備工作（清洗、醃製、刀工）等等，特別強調的是「管理」與「規劃」，將廚房營造為良好舒適的生活環境，突顯廚房的「格調」，從製成精緻美食的過程中提高人們的生活品味。 食譜實作部分，作者以西班牙加泰羅尼亞地區傳統食材，融入現代廚藝創新思維以及跨越國界的多元料理，收錄超過80道精緻佳餚的製作方式，並以分子料理的概念，強調烹飪是一種「轉化」的過程，提出許多顛覆傳統烹飪觀念的料理技術，同時，作者亦十分講求料理的視覺觀感，提出許多擺盤觀念技法給讀者參考。此外，醬汁與湯底也是料理的靈魂，因此作者特地以獨立章節介紹其製作秘訣。 本書收錄超過80道精緻佳餚食譜，擁有25年以上主廚資歷的Joan Roca，透過精美的照片與詳細的步驟，從最基本的烹飪觀念開始，透過科學化、組織化與系統化的概念，帶領你洞悉廚房的秘密，輕鬆學會大師級烹飪技巧，讓你在家裡也能做出米其林三星等級的精緻菜餚。 【本書特色】 1. 實用性極高：從基礎觀念講起，收錄超過80道食譜，圖片精美，步驟詳盡，輕鬆學會大師級的烹飪技巧。 2. 作者知名度極高：米其林三星主廚與全球第一名餐廳的光環，經典地位不容撼動。 3. 創新概念：強調科學方法、組織化、系統化，與一般食譜僅交代菜餚製作方式大為不同。 出版社 麥浩斯 (城邦)
Joan Roca gestisce El Celler de Can Roca a Girona (Catalogna) insieme ai fratelli Josep (sommelier) e Jordi (pasticciere). I Roca, appartenenti a una famiglia di ristoratori, propongono una cucina che parte dal proprio territorio per "parlare al mondo" e... conquistarlo. Joan, lo chef, racconta in questo volume le ricette fondamentali del ristorante, ovvero, quelle di sua madre, grande cuoca e prima maestra dei tre fratelli. Con questo libro ci si approprierà anche di tante tcniche di cottura: escalivar (cuocere verdure alla brace, pelarle, tagliarle e condirle), saltare, friggere, marinare, cuocere al vapore, alla brace e su pietra ollare, arrostire al forno o in casseruola, stufare, sbollentare, sbianchire...
Around the World in 80 Dinners is a gastronaut's guide to the globe. It's for those who book their restaurants before their air fares, and food lovers who want the lowdown on the most exciting places to eat at home and abroad. This sumptuous book opens the travel diaries of two seasoned food journalists. It takes you into 80 of the world's very best and most timeless dining destinations, and divulges hundreds of food adventures in more than two dozen countries, plus delicious detours and places to stay. It's stuffed with tips on how to snag a reservation, and inside knowledge that might save you a fortune or help you eat like a local.
The story behind life in a world-renown Michelin-starred restaurant. Tom Sellers is a luminary of the British culinary scene. His Restaurant Story opened its doors in April 2013; its innovative literary-inspired menu, taking diners on 'a personal journey through food', has won him huge critical and public acclaim. Story was awarded its first Michelin star just five months after opening. This stunning book will be your chance to enter the visionary mind of one of the most original chefs of our time, and discover the truth behind the tales of his brilliant food.
The extraordinary cuisine of Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez of Central, one of the most admired emerging talents in the culinary world This exquisite monograph from acclaimed Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez follows the innovative and exciting tasting menu at his signature restaurant, Central, in Lima. Organized by altitude, each chapter highlights recipes, food, and documentary photographs, together with personal essays. His journeys and life as a chef are motivated by his insatiable curiosity and passion for the biodiversity of his land. "At Central we cook ecosystems." —Virgilio Martinez
" The award‐winning food photographer and founder of the cult favorite Fool magazine invites you to pull up a chair and join the intimate family meals at some of the world’s finest restaurants, including Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Chez Panisse, Roberta’s, wd‐50, Attica, Mugaritz, Maison Pic, Noma, Osteria Francescana, St. John, and The French Laundry. Eating with the Chefs features 200 photographs by Pers‐Anders Jorgensen and more than 50 home cooking recipes from restaurants handpicked for their unique staff meal traditions. The book includes appetizers and main dishes, as well as desserts. Learn to make Apple Compote with Apple Streusel Topping from The French Laundry, Brownies from Noma, the wd‐50 Big Mac, Emmer Wheat Foccacia from Stone Barns, and Summer Vegetable Soup with Pesto from Chez Panisse. More family‐style than fine dining, these dishes utilize simple ingredients and can be easily adapted for two people, a small group, or a larger party. The book is filled with Jorgensen’s evocative photos that showcase not only the food, but candid, behind‐the‐scenes moments, making this as much a visual treat as it is a practical cookbook. "
Juan Mari Arzak is the owner and chef of Arzak restaurant in San Sebastian, Spain, and was one of the first Spanish chefs to be awarded 3 Michelin stars. The restaurant is now rated 8th best in the world, and Juan's daughter Elena, who cooks with him, was voted best female chef in the world in 2012. They both studied with the great chefs of their day - Juan in France with Paul Bocuse and the Troisgros brothers; Elena with Alain Ducasse, Ferran Adrìa and Pierre Gagnaire. 'What we eat, how we eat, is in our culture,' says Elena, 'our signature cuisine is Basque. Our taste is from here. We were born here. We cook unconsciously with this identity.' Thus Arzak is considered to be one of the most influential masters of the New Basque cuisine, which has continued to have a major influence on international cuisine, particularly on such world renowned chefs as Ferran Adrià, who took the techniques pioneered by Arzak to new heights.Originally published in Spanish and now available in English for the first time Arzak Secrets is THE behind the scenes recipe and technique book from the world famed restaurant. Gorgeously photographed, this volume is a glimpse at some of the secrets behind the dishes that have made the restaurant and chef famous. Arzak's kitchen is a laboratory for flavors, aromas and textures, and his dishes and techniques are revealed in this fascinating cookbook, which is not only for professionals looking for inspiration but for any dedicated cook committed to understanding the creative development and innovations behind this exceptional food.
Un sueño a través de doce emociones que nos lleva hasta la mesa donde se celebrará esta cena donde la cocina y la videocreación se transforman en una experiencia artística nueva.Una obra caudal del arte y la gastronomía que rompe las propias fronteras de la creación para ofrecernos una percepción total de la belleza. Concebido como una obra global, total, el somni tendrá una versión en todos los formatos de transmisión cultural. Para ello, se editará un libro, icono sagrado de la cultura, con la misión de contar este proyecto artístico multimedia, plasmar gráficamente todo el proceso creativo y recoger las reflexiones de los colaboradores,adentrándonos en los doce episodios del sueño de Astrid, protagonista de esta ópera gastronómica. Bienvenidos a esta aventura artística global, ¡bienvenidos a El somni!
Eleven Madison Park is one of New York City's most popular fine-dining establishments, and one of only a handful to receive four stars from the New York Times. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Daniel Humm and General Manager Will Guidara since 2006, the restaurant has soared to new heights and has become one of the premier dining destinations in the world. ELEVEN MADISON PARK: THE COOKBOOK is a sumptuous tribute to the unforgettable experience of dining in the restaurant, where the latest culinary techniques are married with classical French cuisine. The book features more than 125 sophisticated recipes, arranged by season, adapted for the home cook, and accompanied by stunning full-color photographs by Francesco Tonelli. ELEVEN MADISON PARK is sure to be one of the most talked-about cookbooks of 2011.