Spain is a country rich in history, culture and diversity, with influences from all over the world. This collection takes you through the culinary history of Spain with a photographic catalogue of all the classic Spanish ingredients, from fantastic cheeses and hams to olive oils and shellfish. There are over 150 step-by-step recipes to try, with chapters devoted to tapas, soup and eggs, rice and pasta, vegetables and salads, fish and shellfish, poultry and game birds, meat and game, and desserts and baking. You will be spoilt for choice with classics such as potato tortilla, spinach with raisins and pinenuts, paella Valencia and Basque tart with apple. Whether you want to relive a magical holiday or simply bring some Spanish sunshine into your kitchen, this comprehensive title should have all that you will need.
Pepita Aris is a leading authority on Spanish food and cooking and has written many books on the subject. Pepita is also a freelance journalist and contributes articles to The Daily Telegraph, Financial Times and The Times. She has appeared on Women's Hours on BBC Radio 4 as well as This Morning on ITV.