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EL BULLI – Cooking in Progress

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El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

The process of cooking fascinates me, the way in which things change and transform under the eye and hand of a cook, how they become something more than they started out as. I realise the gulf in technique and understanding between an enthusiastic amateur and the professionals ... I cook a lot, but I merely [...]

Food politics

Recipes from the Spanish Kitchen, Nicholas Butcher

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Recipes from a Spanish Kitchen by Nicholas Butcher – a reprint of the 1990 classic cookbook, detailing the food of Spain.

This book feels like a rediscovered treasure found once again at the back of a dark attic, loved but forgotten.  Dusted down and spruced up, it suddenly fits again, makes sense again.  You wonder why it was cast aside in the first place, wonder why people stopped loving it. Recipes From the Spanish Kitchen was [...]

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