A Late Dinner: Discovering the Food of Spain

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Bloomsbury, 2008 - Cooking, Spanish - 308 pages
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In this vivid and humorous journey, Richardson takes us past the clichés of paella and gazpacho to tell the real story of Spain's mouth-watering food, from the typical coastal cuisine to the shepherd cooking of the interior and the chic 'urban' food of Madrid and Barcelona. Along the way he gets caught up in a fish auction and the annual pig slaughter, spends a day at El Bulli restaurant and makes a never-ending stream of new friends.

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Review: A Late Dinner: Discovering the Food of Spain

User Review  - Lauren Simmons - Goodreads

A sensual, if verbose, journey through the cuisine of Spain. The historical sections can be tedious, but this is still excellent food writing. Read full review

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User Review  - Kristel - Goodreads

Interesting facts mixed in among a lot of uninteresting stories that seem to be pointless. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Paul Richardsonhas owned and managed a small farm and vineyard in Spain for the past fifteen years. He is also the author of Our Lady of the Sewers: And Other Adventures in Deep Spain, Cornucopia: A Gastronomic Tour of Britain, Indulgence: Around the World in Search of Chocolate, and Williams-Sonoma Barcelona.

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