Spain...A Culinary Road Trip

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HarperCollins, Oct 21, 2008 - Cooking - 384 pages
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From Mario Batali, superstar chef and author of Molto Italiano and Italian Grill, comes an eating tour throughout Spain with his friend Gwyneth Paltrow.

Spain...A Culinary Road Trip is the companion book to the prime-time public television series Spain...On The Road Again. The premise is simple: Mario Batali and Mark Bittman are single-minded, food-obsessed friends who are constantly on the lookout for the food, wine, and cooking that is unique to Spain—and in this series they will find it. Gwyneth Paltrow and the Spanish actress Claudia Bassols are eager to enjoy all the pleasures the country has to offer, and each pair will be lured into the worlds of the other.

The foursome take the ultimate road trip adventure, showcasing the pleasures of Spain, the country's regional cuisine, art, history, and culture, as they've never been seen before. Hundreds of gorgeous and candid photos, anecdotes, and more than seventy recipes from Mario appear in this scrapbook of the dream vacation through Spain.

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enjoyable read, beautiful pictures

User Review  - jenlef - Borders

I have very much enjoyed this book, and really appreciate that they added a map, so I could picture a bit more where they were. Enjoyed an overall picture of stories, like someone would tell after a ... Read full review

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User Review  - deeace -

I bought this as a gift for my sisterinlaw who used to live in Spain and also enjoys cooking. She loves this book. It is very nice but doesnt have a lot of recipes if that is what youre looking for. It is more of a documentation of travel around Spain with a few recipes thrown in here and there. Read full review

About the author (2008)

Mario Batali is the James Beard Award-winning author of eight cookbooks, including Molto Gusto, Molto Italiano, Spain...A Culinary Road Trip, and Italian Grill, as well as the iPad app Mario Batali Cooks! With a host of television shows to his name, fifteen restaurants, and Eataly—a 50,000-square-foot Italian marketplace in New York City’s Flatiron district, which he co-owns with his partner, Joe Bastianich—Mario Batali is arguably one of the most recognized and respected chefs working in America today. Mario splits his time between New York City’s Greenwich Village and northern Michigan with his wife and their two sons.

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