With a career in food writing spanning 50 years, Simone Ortega was the foremost authority on traditional Spanish cooking, and contributed to countless newspapers and magazines.Ines Ortega has written many cookbooks and collaborated with her mother on this and the bestselling Spain: The Cookbook. Jose Andres grew up in Spain and trained under Ferran Adria at elBulli before moving to the USA, where he was one of the fi rst chefs to introduce tapas to American restaurant-goers.
"Back in print with a fitting introduction by none other than Jose Andres, this celebration of tapas culture contains over 250 authentic recipes by the Spanish mother-daughter team also responsible for Spain: The Cookbook. From classics like gambas al ajillo to tortilla espanola, it offers everything a home cook needs to know about this beloved Spanish style of eating."-New Worlder