Basque Country: A Culinary Journey Through A Food Lover's Paradise

byMarti Buckley

Paper over Board | September 11, 2018

Basque Country: A Culinary Journey Through A Food Lover's Paradise by Marti Buckley
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Winner, 2019 IACP Award, Best Book of the Year, International

Named one of the Best Cookbooks of the Year / Best Cookbooks to Gift by the New York Times, Food & Wine, Saveur, Rachael Ray Every Day, National Geographic, The Guardian and more

“Truly insider access, an authentic look at the traditions of one of the most incredible culinary regions of the world.”
—José Andrés


Tucked away in the northwest corner of Spain, Basque Country not only boasts more Michelin-starred restaurants per capita than any other region in the world, but its unique confluence of mountain and sea, values and tradition, informs every bite of its soulful cuisine, from pintxos to accompany a glass of wine to the elbows-on-the-table meals served in its legendary eating clubs.

Yet Basque Country is more than a little inaccessible—shielded by a unique language and a distinct culture, it’s an enigma to most outsiders. Until now. Marti Buckley, an American chef, journalist, and passionate Basque transplant, unlocks the mysteries of this culinary world by bringing together its intensely ingredient-driven recipes with stories of Basque customs and the Basque kitchen, and vivid photographs of both food and place. And surprise: this is food we both want to eat and can easily make. It’s not about exotic ingredients or flashy techniques. It’s about mind-set—how to start with that just-right fish or cut of meat or peak-of-ripeness tomato and coax forth its inherent depth of flavor. It’s the marriage of simplicity and refinement, and the joy of cooking for family and friends.

Marti Buckley is an American journalist and cook from Alabama who has lived in San Sebastián for seven years. Her blog is travelcookeat.com, where she writes about food and Basque Country. Buckley also contributes on food and travel to countless media outlets, including Afar, National Geographic Traveler, and the Telegraph. She appears...
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Title:Basque Country: A Culinary Journey Through A Food Lover's ParadiseFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:320 pages, 10.5 X 7.5 X 1.05 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 10.5 X 7.5 X 1.05 inPublished:September 11, 2018Publisher:ArtisanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:157965777X

ISBN - 13:9781579657772

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