From one of the most influential experts on the subject, a cookbook culminating her 40-year career and lifelong love affair with Spanish cuisine.
Penelope Casas was one of the premier authorities on Spanish food. She taught Americans about jamOn serrano, Manchego cheese, and chorizo, in addition to countless dishes, from patatas bravas to churros. She wrote several acclaimed books, and 1,000 Spanish Recipes is her final work and legacy. It is a very special addition to the award-winning 1,000 Recipes series.
In this unmatched collection of simple, precise recipes, she takes readers on a culinary journey around Spain from Galicia to Madrid to the Canary Islands. There is a wealth of options for tapas (including 18 Spanish omelets); soups (11 recipes for gazpacho); salads; main courses; vegetable, bean, and grain dishes (50 paellas!); breads; and desserts (20 types of flan). Icons for vegetarian recipes, special menus, and features on Spanish ingredients and dishes will engage and reassure cooks. This will be a treasured cookbook and guide for all fans of Spanish food.
"The legacy of an extraordinary cook, 1,000 Spanish Recipes will now become my reference source when I try any Spanish dishes at home."—Jacques Pepin, Chef, cookbook author, and host of numerous PBS-TV cooking series "Spanish cooking couldn't be understood without someone like Penelope and her amazing booksShe shows us how to love a country by its cuisine, its ingredients, and the people who tell its stories through their cooking."—Jose Andre, Chef/Owner of ThinkFoodGroup and Dean of Spanish Studies, International Culinary Center