Cook Espana, Drink Espana!

Mitchell Beazley

John Radford & Mario Sandoval / Hardcover, 192 pages

This is a gastronomic tour celebrating the diversity of Spanish food and wine, with recipes from Spain's hottest young chef, Mario Sandoval, matched with wines from Spanish wine expert, John Radford.

From Andalucia to Valencia, Madrid to Baleares, Galicia to La Rioja, this book matches the best of Spanish cooking with its character-fuelled and highly individual wines. Visiting each of Spain's 17 provinces, John Radford sets the cultural scene before introducing Mario Sandoval's choice of recipes inspired by the region. Sandoval selects four dishes, including the traditional, modern, and avant-garde, showcasing his original style of cooking. Radford completes the culinary picture by telling us about the local wines, listing the leading bodegas, and offering three recommendations for each recipe.