A Day at elBulli (Hardback)Ferran Adria (author)
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A Day at elBulli: An Insight into the Ideas, Methods and Creativity of Ferran Adria is an exclusive look behind the scenes at elBulli, the best restaurant in the world, and into the mind of Ferran Adria, the most creative chef working today.
It is notoriously difficult to get a table, but for the first time A Day at elBulli opens the doors of the restaurant to everyone and documents hour-by-hour the painstaking preparations that take place every day. Illustrated with over 1,200 colour photographs, the book includes insights into the history of elBulli and into the life of Ferran Adria, as well as recipes and diagrams that reveal the creative secrets behind the spectacular dishes.
A Day at elBulli provides a fascinating insight into the magical and rare experience of eating at elBulli.
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Number of pages: 632
Weight: 2699 g
Dimensions: 290 x 214 x 45 mm
"Gastronomically, aesthetically and emotionally honest."-The Sunday Times
"There is only one el Bulli."-The Financial Times
"My meal there was quite simply the best of my life - the most intriguing, the most entertaining, the most delicious."-Observer Food Monthly
"The most influential restaurant in the world."-The New York Times
"The most acclaimed and influential [restaurant] of our time."-Time
"Extraordinary, theatrical and often downright bonkers food."-The Times
"This is just very, very good cooking: intense, and obtusely original...[elBulli] is a masterclass in the metaphysics of how, what and why we eat, while still being dinner."-A A Gill, The Sunday Times
"El Bulli is a once in a lifetime event."-Observer Food Monthly blog
"A glance behind the scenes at a pivotal time and place in culinary evolution, this book will delight serious foodies."-Publishers Weekly
"The secrets of one of the world's great foodie shrines are at last laid bare... Gorgeous colour and black and white photos document action in the kitchens and workshop...This stunning work from Phaidon is the nearest many gourmets will get to El Bulli... If only you could eat the book!"-Spain