With a career in food writing spanning 50 years, Simone Ortega was the foremost authority on traditional Spanish cooking, and contributed articles and recipes to countless newspapers and magazines. Ines Ortega has written many cookbooks and collaborated with her mother on 1080 Recipes and The Book of Tapas, also published by Phaidon. She is based in Madrid, Spain.
"Even a kitchen novice will able to impress guests with a proper Spanish feast, guaranteed to bring cheer and a sunny holiday mood to the dreariest of winter evenings" -The Lady"After a long winter, this book is sunshine for the soul... no-fuss photography and recipes for everything... There's a genius cooking-time index too" -CMSA Club