The book of tapas

Inés & Simone Ortega

COOKING. PHAIDON, 2010. 430 PAGES.

El libro de las tapas [The Book of Tapas] presents the definitive collection of simple and authentic tapas recipes, from gambas al ajillo, or garlic shrimp (pawns), to tortilla española, or spanish tortilla. Written by Simone and Inés Ortega, with an introduction by renowned Spanish tapas chef José Andrés, the book shows how versatile and tasty tapas can be.

In recent years the popularity of Spanish food has grown throughout the world, and the best-loved variety of Spanish cuisine is undoubtedly tapas. Tapas – appetizing little dishes of bite-size food, usually eaten before dinner – have become a Spanish way of life. Served in bars all over Spain, good tapas are all about the perfect marriage of food, drink, and conversation. Now, for the first time, El libro de las tapas [The Book of Tapas] presents a complete guide to this convivial way of eating with over 250 easy-to-follow recipes.

The recipes are simple to prepare in any kitchen, yet uttlery authentic, enabling any aspiring cook to make their first attempt at cooking Spanish food.

PUBLISHED BY: Worldwide rights PHAIDON 

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