Spain is a country rich in history, culture and diversity, with a fascinating cuisine. This glorious book begins with an introduction to the culinary history of Spain, then offers a photographic guide to the essential Spanish ingredients, from fantastic cheeses and hams to olive oils, mountain herbs and shellfish. There are then over 150 tempting recipes to try, straight from a traditional Spanish kitchen, with classics such as Gazpacho, Spinach with Raisins and Pinenuts, Paella Valencia, Salt Cod Fritters with Alioli, Lamb with Red Peppers and Rioja, Twelfth Night Bread and Basque Tart with Apple.With easy-to-follow instructions, helpful hints and cooking tips, this informative book offers a unique insight into the real food and cooking of Spanish grandmothers.
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About the Author Pepita Aris is an authority on Spanish food and cooking, has written many books on the subject, and has a house in Andalucia. Pepita is the founder editor of Taste magazine, has substantially contributed to the British Larousse Gastronomique, and has appeared on both radio and television to promote Spanish food and give live culinary demonstrations. RECIPES FROM MY SPANISH GRANDMOTHER The real taste of Spain in 150 traditional dishes Pepita Aris