The definitive Peruvian cookbook, featuring 500 traditional home cooking recipes from the country's most acclaimed and popular chef, Gaston 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.
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 1451 g
Dimensions: 270 x 180 x 37 mm
A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Cookbook for Spring 2015.
Top 20 Cookbook in 2015 on Amazon
"A tome of Peruvian food, by its most acclaimed ambassador." -Good Things
"Gaston Acurio is Peru's answer to Jamie Oliver and Anthony Bourdain."-Wall Street Journal
"It's my new obsession... and a brilliant look at a cultural hegemony that is Peruvian food."-Andrew Zimmern, Bizarre Foods
"I never had any idea how varied and sophisticated the food from Peru could be. This beautiful volume is useful resource on a cuisine that's rapidly gaining in popularity north of the equator."-Library Journal
"There are a whoppings 500 recipes in [Peru: The Cookbook], and it's a fascinating journey."-Tasting Table
"In chef and restaurant owner Acurio's first foray into English language cookbooks, the cuisine of Peru shines... This is a treasure chest of Peruvian cuisine."-Publishers Weekly
"Vivid photography, insightful captions, and precise preparations. The book and its contents are so stunning."-The Latin Kitchen.com
"[T]his spectacular new cookbook features 500 recipes that serve as the perfect introduction to this cuisine, along with thoughtful observations from Gaston, who is not only a talented cook but also a talented writer."-RetailMeNot.com