Posts Tagged “Spanish”

Tapas – A World of Flavours by M Teresa Segura – review

Tapas – A World of Flavours by M Teresa Segura – review

We have probably all heard of tapas and many of us would have eaten them on holiday or in a tapas bar in our home country. Your opinion of tapas will have been moulded by your experience and that might not have been a good one. There are legends surrounding the birth of tapas. Many…

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Cooking from the Heart of Spain by Janet Mendel – review

Cooking from the Heart of Spain by Janet Mendel – review

Janet Mendel is an American-born journalist and food writer who has penned several other books about the food of Spain. My Kitchen in Spain was winner of the Andre Simon Award and was short-listed for the Glenfiddich Food Book of the Year award. I have already reviewed Traditional Spanish Cooking, Janet’s other book. Cooking from…

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Tapas by Carlos Horrillo and Patrick Morcas – review

Tapas by Carlos Horrillo and Patrick Morcas – review

Who wouldn’t love little dishes of delectable morsels? That’s the charm of tapas, lots of different tastes and textures. Tapas, the book that is, has pictures by one of my favourite food photographers. Any book that Gus Filgate is associated with is bound to be stunning. Tapas is the flagship book of the celebrated restaurant…

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Traditional Spanish Cooking by Janet Mendel – review

Traditional Spanish Cooking by Janet Mendel – review

“One of my favourite books… it is such an inspirational book, with a good recipe on almost every page.” That’s the view of Simon Hopkinson of The Independent and half an hour spent with this volume and you will feel equally impressed. This is the winner of the André Simon Award and was shortlisted for…

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The Food of Spain and Portugal by Elisabeth Luard – review

The Food of Spain and Portugal by Elisabeth Luard – review

Elisabeth Luard has written this Regional Celebration of the food of Spain and Portugal, and there is nobody better placed to do just that. She is considered one of the best writers about Spanish food in the English language and with Elisabeth’s background I am inclined to agree with those opinions. Having been bought up…

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