Spain...A Culinary Road Trip

Spain...A Culinary Road Trip

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.

Title:Spain...A Culinary Road Trip
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780061560934
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    Spain...A Culinary Road Trip Reviews

  • Jennifer

    This book made me hungry! I've never craved some of these ingredients, but most of these recipes just made my mouth water (although not the organ meat ones...yuck). I have always had this horrible ave...

  • Meagan Avery

    In college, I studied abroad in Madrid, Spain. It has always been my dream to travel there. It is a gorgeous country with amazing food and wine! The recipes in this book certainly take me back. Highly...

  • Chad Fairey

    Incredible. Love Batali, love Spanish cuisine -- and this reads like a cross between a cookbook, travel diary and culinary anthropology. Fantastic writing, fantastic food, gorgeous photos. Read it cov...

  • Charlene

    A fun book with beautiful photos of Spanish landscape and especially Spanish food. Celebrity cook Mario Batali lived in Madrid as a teenager and has gathered a group (Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Bittman and...

  • Marcela Brandao

    It's an interesting concept, but the recipes weren't really suited to us. An enjoyable read otherwise....

  • Dorie

    I can't afford the plane tickets, so I decided that this book would have to serve as my virtual trip to Spain. Overall, the book was entertaining, though I think it works better as a coffee table book...

  • Catherine Woodman

    I learned alot from the review by Ed Uyeshima and wish that I had read it before I read the book--nicely done! ANd I wish I was slow cooking the chicken that I have for dinner tonight in the slow-roas...

  • Rachel C.

    I've only been to Barcelona in Spain, and was very disappointed by the food I ate there. This book made me want to book a trip to Spain immediately to remedy that!I'm a big fan of both Batali and Palt...

  • Esmeralda

    I really enjoyed flipping through this book. Part vacation story, part cookbook full of bright recipes, this was fun to read. Mario Batali mixed this book up with great photography, some history, natu...

  • Dustin

    This book makes a lot more sense if you've seen the PBS special to go along with it, you actually understand the little anecdotes about their trip. As for being a true cookbook, it isn't. Not unless y...