Fill in the information below, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food by Colman Andrews (Gotham, 2010).
Note: You can enter one time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is noon (12 p.m.) ET 1.18.12.
Get behind the artifice and into the imagination—as well as the humble beginnings—of one of the century’s most influential chefs, Ferran Adrià. Arguably the greatest culinary revolutionary of our time, Adrià is both worshipped and misunderstood. Through original techniques like deconstruction, spherification, and the creation of foams and airs, he has reimagined the basic characteristics of food’s forms.
This biography will inspire and enlighten, as well as stoke your desire for Catalonian cuisine. When the urge hits, try this simple recipe that nevertheless bears Adrià’s mark: Avocado-Sardine Toasts. (Or better yet, follow in David’s footsteps and eat your way through some Adrià-inspired dishes while traveling through Barcelona!)
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