Hello again, everyone. Tonight finds us with a new book review and this time the The Basque Book: A Love Letter in Recipes from the Kitchen of Txikito, by Alexandra Raij.
So, why this cookbook?
Whether you are a fan of a perfectly ripe summer tomato, salt cod slowly poached in oil and topped with an emulsion of its own juices, or a handful of braised leeks andchopped egg, Basque cooking is about celebrating humble ingredients cooked to exquisite, exciting daily perfection.
Chefs Alexandra Raij, owner of New York City restaurant Txikito, is renowned for his preparations of simple ingredients. In this much-anticipated cookbook debut, Raij shares more than one hundred recipes from Txikito in the Basque region—all inspired by the home cooking traditions of the Basque Country. This book will help readers rethink how to they cook everyday meals.
The Basque Book is a love letter: to the Basque Country, to family recipes, to culinary minds, to ingredients,and to the craft of cooking well. You will be a better cook for having read this book.
To find out more about this book, click here.
Please note, this book review was made possible by a provided review copy from Blogging for Books; all opinions are my own. Thank you.