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The Family Meal : Home Cooking with Ferran Adria - Ferran Adria

The Family Meal

Home Cooking with Ferran Adria


Published: 28th September 2011
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Product Description

Ferran Adria for the first time, shares home cooking recipes that anyone can make inspired from the delicious staff meals at the famed restaurant El Bulli.

Including 31 menus and 93 recipes, The Family Meal is Ferran AdriĆ 's first book on home-cooking, inspired by the delicious staff meals at the famed restaurant El Bulli.

This unique book gives you step-by-step instructions showing you how to make everyday classics such as guacamole, roast chicken and chocolate cake.

About The Author

Ferran Adria is recognized as the most influential chef in the world. His legendary talent, creativity and gastronomic innovations have inspired chefs and food-lovers around the world for many years, at the helm of the iconic restaurant El Bulli in Spain. He is also the author of A Day at El Bulli.



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A good book for beginning home cooks


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  • Easy To Understand
  • Fun
  • Great Ideas
  • Great Recipes
  • Informative
  • Quality Photos
  • Well Written


    Best Uses

    • Becoming Inspired
    • Learning New Techniques
    • Trying New Dishes

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    'easy to follow and beautiful to look at' -- The Independent

    'home cooking at its simplest ... 31 menus - each with a recipe for a starter, main and pud, with step-by-step photos for each - an old-fashioned idea, but a good one.' -- Sunday Times

    'The layout is gorgeous and nostalgically arty ... a big, bold monster and an adornment to the kitchen.' -- The Guardian

    'Wonderful...good straightforward cooking.' -- The New York Times

    'I've never been so excited ... I learned an enormous amount about cooking from a master of the trade.' -- The Wall Street Journal

    'I can't stop cooking from this book ... The only downside is that I had to come to terms with splotching grease on its lovely pages.' -- The Atlantic

    'An esteemed colleague once told me that the highest form of intelligence isn't complexity but simplicity ... If this is true, then Ferran Adria's new cookbook, The Family Meal, may be the most effective expression of his genius to date.' -- The Australian Financial Review

    '...a refreshingly prosaic approach to food ...not just a collection of recipes but also an instruction manual' -- Sydney Morning Herald

    ISBN: 9780714862392
    ISBN-10: 0714862398
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 384
    Published: 28th September 2011
    Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 29.0 x 21.4  x 3.3
    Weight (kg): 1.82
    Edition Number: 1