The Cookbook

Book - 2015
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Grand Central Pub

The definitive Peruvian cookbook, featuring 500 traditional home cooking recipes from the country’s most acclaimed and popular chef, Gastón Acurio.

One of the world’s most innovative and flavorful cuisines, Peruvian food has been consistently heralded by chefs and media around the world as the "next big thing." Peruvian restaurants are opening across the United States, with 20 in San Francisco alone, including Limon and La Mar.

Acurio guides cooks through the full range of Peru’s vibrant cuisine from popular classics like quinoa and ceviche, and lomo saltado to lesser known dishes like amaranth and aji amarillo. For the first time, audiences will be able to bring the flavors of one of the world’s most popular culinary destinations into their own kitchen.

Baker & Taylor
Collects recipes for traditional Peruvian dishes and drinks, including Amazonian dry chicken stew, rice with mangrove cockle, and port-infused meringue pudding.

& Taylor

Bursting with flavor, a definitive Peruvian cookbook features 500 traditional recipes from the country's most acclaimed chef who introduces home cooks to the full range of Peru's vibrant cuisine, from popular classics like quinoa and ceviche to lesser known dishes.

Publisher: London :, Phaidon,, 2015
Description: 432 pages ; colour illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9780714869209
Branch Call Number: 641.5985 Acu


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Sep 04, 2016

Personally, I wouldn't take on more than 1 in 100 of these recipes. The 'street food' section is interesting; the others too 'highfalutin' for me.

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