Anyone can learn to cook outside over a fire with this dazzling guide to setting up an outdoor kitchen, featuring practical tips and 80 recipes from the award-winning chef of Hartwood in Tulum, Mexico.
Eric Werner is the chef and owner of Hartwood restaurant in
Tulum, Mexico, which he opened with his wife, Mya, in 2010.
Situated between the Yucatan jungle and the Caribbean Sea, Hartwood
is renowned for highlighting local Mayan ingredients and for its
staunch dedication to wood-fire cooking, garnering acclaim from
publications such as Bon Appetit, Vogue, and the New York
Times. His first book, Hartwood- Bright, Wild Flavors from
the Edge of the Yucatan, was the recipient of the IACP Cookbook
Award for Culinary Travel.
Nils Bernstein is the food editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, and writes and develops recipes for such publications as Bon Appetit, Epicurious, GQ, New York Times, Cooking Light, and Men's Journal.
"The simple, silent, elegance of cooking with fire is a summary of
our craft that takes us to the true realm of taste and
living."--Francis Mallmann, author of Mallmann on
"This is my favorite way to cook. Eric captures the joy of grilling outside over an open fire--how it intimately connects you to nature, to the seasons, and to your ingredients."--Alice Waters, Chez Panisse