- 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
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!
The debut cookbook from the first female chef in America to earn two Michelin stars Atelier Crenn is the debut cookbook of Dominique Crenn, the first female chef in America to be awarded two Michelin stars—and arguably the greatest female chef in the country. This gorgeous book traces Crenn’s rise from her childhood in France to her unprecedented success with her own restaurant, Atelier Crenn, in San Francisco. Crenn’s food is centered around organic, sustainable ingredients with an unusual, inventive, and always stunning presentation. To put it simply, Crenn’s dishes are works of art. Her recipes reflect her poetic nature with evocative names like “A Walk in the Forest,” “Birth,” and “The Sea.” Even the dishes that sound familiar, like Fish and Chips, or Broccoli and Beef Tartare, challenge the expected with their surprising components and her signature creative plating. This impressive and beautiful cookbook by a chef who is often the only woman to be mentioned in the same breath with other culinary giants is bound to captivate the food world.
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
A cookbook showcasing the food and atmosphere of London's Chiltern Firehouse, a New York-style brasserie drawing praise and patrons from around the world. London’s most fashionable, most talked about restaurant is Chiltern Firehouse, an iconic landmark and destination built in a stunning Victorian-Gothic firehouse in London’s Marylebone neighborhood. Owned by hotelier André Balazs, whose other properties include the Chateau Marmont and the Mercer Hotel, the exquisitely designed space is overflowing with A-listers every night of the week. What draws them in is the design, but what makes them stay is chef Nuno Mendes's incredible food--crab doughnuts, monkfish cooked over pine, and wood-grilled Iberico pork. Chiltern Firehous goes behind the scenes with exclusive photography and striking design, delves into the Firehouse’s love affair with cocktails, and showcases the acclaimed recipes of Lisbon-born chef Nuno Mendes. Mendes draws on influences from his career split between the United States and Europe to create contemporary dishes with an American accent. With a lush, transporting package, Chiltern Firehouse delivers reimagined classics and bold new flavors, along with the charm of London’s hottest restaurant, to America’s shores.
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...
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.
The culinary philosophy of premiere chef André Chiang, whose Restaurant André is in the top 50 world's best restaurants list. Headed up by chef-owner André Chiang, Restaurant André's menu centres around his 'Octaphilosophy' taking into account Chiang's eight elements of gastronomy: salt, texture, memory, purity, terroir, south, artisan and uniqueness. Octaphilosophy, explores one year in his restaurant. Including snacks, mains and sweets over each season, and the stories and processes behind each dish, Chiang will share his unique approach to food combining the technical precision of Asian gastronomy with the Western culinary preference for produce, producers and seasonality. This volume includes 150 recipes, 95 full dishes, 22 fermented juices and 33 basic recipes. Heavily illustrated with photos of the working kitchen, and the final results, Octaphilosophy will be one of the first cookbooks to capture the emerging gastronomic scene in Asia and its leading proponent.
"Massimo Bottura is the Jimi Hendrix of Italian chefs. . .he takes familiar dishes and classical flavors and techniques and turns them on their heads in a way that is innovative, boundary‐breaking, sky kissing, and entirely whimsical, but ultimately timeless, and most importantly, deliciously satisfying." – Mario Batali Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef is a tribute to Bottura’s twenty‐five year career and the evolution of Osteria Francescana, his three Michelin star restaurant based in Modena, Italy. Divided into four chapters, each one dealing with a different period, the book features 50 recipes and stories explaining Bottura’s inspirations (including the music and art that motivates him), ingredients, and techniques. Follow Bottura as he pries, pokes and questions the authority of tradition, and in result creates whimsical dishes with a wink such as Memory of a Mortadella Sandwich, Tortellini Walking on Broth, and Oops! I Dropped the Lemon Tart!. Illustrated with specially commissioned color photography by contemporary artists Stefano Graziani and Carlo Benvenuto, and featuring a conversation between Bottura and artist Maurizio Cattelan, Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef will delight and inspire chefs, Italian food lovers, and fans of creative cuisine alike.
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.
The highly anticipated cookbook from Jeremy Fox, the California chef who is redefining vegetable-based cuisine with global appeal Known for his game-changing approach to cooking with vegetables, Jeremy Fox first made his name at the Michelin-starred restaurant Ubuntu in Napa Valley. Today he is one of America's most talked-about chefs, celebrated for the ingredient-focused cuisine he serves at the Los Angeles restaurant, Rustic Canyon Wine Bar and Seasonal Kitchen. In his first book, Fox presents his food philosophy in the form of 160 approachable recipes for the home cook. On Vegetables elevates vegetarian cooking, using creative methods and ingredient combinations to highlight the textures, flavours, and varieties of seasonal produce and including basic recipes for the larder.