Over 250 easy-to-follow authentic recipes to serve with drinks in typical Spanish style, or to combine as a feast to share
The ultimate guide to the most-loved Spanish food. With its appetizing dishes of bite-sized food, usually eaten before dinner, tapas and tapas culture are a Spanish way of life… and the most popular and convivial way to enjoy Spanish food. Served in bars all over Spain, good tapas comes from the perfect marriage of food, drink, and conversation.
The recipes are simple to prepare in any kitchen and yet utterly authentic, enabling any aspiring cook to make their first attempt at cooking Spanish food, or helping more experienced cooks to expand their repertoire.
Also included in this book are modern tapas recipes from some of the world’s best-known tapas chefs, including Jose Andres, Albert Adrià, Albert Raurich, Jose Manuel Pizarro, and Sam and Eddie Hart. The book’s authors, Simone and Ines Ortega, are the ultimate authorities on traditional cooking in Spain and have written about food for many years. Their book, 1080 Recipes: The Spanish Cookbook, has sold over two million copies and has been the ultimate Spanish cooking bible since its first publication.
Jose Andres, the chef widely credited with bringing tapas to America, has selected the recipes and written a new introduction about the tapas culture that has spread worldwide.