Ferran Adria is recognized as the most influential chef in the world. His legendary talent, creativity and gastronomic innovations have inspired chefs and food-lovers around the world for many years, at the helm of the iconic restaurant El Bulli in Spain. He is also the author of A Day at El Bulli.
'Deliciously hearty, the recipes in The Family Meal have nothing to do with the avant-garde for which elBulli is known, and the amply illustrated book explains them in an accessible, storyboard form.' Financial Times Weekend Magazine; 'Generously illustrated with hundreds of new, specially commissioned photographs, The Family Meal is the book by Ferran Adria everyone has been waiting for!' Hot Brands, Cool Places; 'This book will show even the most harried and clueless of cooks how to prepare a simple dinner at home - and, as an unexpected bonus, it will also be a meal that will forever impress guests.' Vogue.com; 'Wonderful... good straightforward cooking.' The New York Times Magazine; 'I've never been so excited about such a simple dish (Noodle Soup with Mussels): cooking and eating it crystalized what is unique and wonderful about Mr. Adria's book... I learned an enormous amount about cooking from a master of the trade.' Katy McLaughlin, The Wall Street Journal; 'A gem of a cookbook packed with fantastic recipes and tips from a master - the closest most readers will come to eating with him.' Kirkus Reviews; 'Phaidon continues to push the boundaries of cookbook design, and this book employs hundreds of photos and reads like a graphic novel or a collection of the world's most delicious infographics.' Publishers Weekly; 'Simple, delicious recipes meant for the daily table.'People; 'Add this one to your kitchen library ASAP.' Splendora.com; 'Accessible and interesting...elevating the step-by-step cookbook to a thing of beauty' Salon.com; 'Working families - if you add up the costs of frozen dinners and last minute take-out, you'll probably end up healthier and wealthier by submitting to [The Family Meal].' bigthink.com