The New Spanish Table by Anya von Bremzen

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

See 1 Critic Review



Welcome to the world's most exciting foodscape, Spain, with its vibrant marriage of rustic traditions, Mediterranean palate, and endlessly inventive cooks. The New Spanish Table lavishes with sexy tapas —Crisp Potatoes with Spicy Tomato Sauce, Goat Cheese-Stuffed Pequillo Peppers. Heralds a gazpacho revolution—try the luscious, neon pink combination of cherry, tomato, and beet. Turns paella on its head with the dinner party favorite, Toasted Pasta "Paella" with Shrimp. From taberna owners and Michelin-starred chefs, farmers, fishermen, winemakers, and nuns who bake like a dream—in all, 300 glorious recipes, illustrated throughout in dazzling color. ¡Estupendo!

About Anya von Bremzen

See more books from this Author
Anya von Bremzen writes about Spain regularly for Travel + Leisure , Food & Wine , the LA Times , and other publications. She is also coauthor of the James Beard Award-winning Please to the Table . The first U.S. journalist to write about superstar chef Ferran Adriagrave; (1996), Ms. von Bremzen spends five months of the year traveling in Spain. The rest of the time she lives in New York City.Anya was born in Moscow in the early 1960s. She showed exceptional aptitude for the piano and was enrolled a school for the gifted at age six. (On the side she was a child actress in Soviet films and traveled throughout the USSR with her grandmother.) She emigrated to the United States in the mid-1970s, studied at Julliard, and has given concerts worldwide. In addition, Anya holds degrees in Russian literature and comparative literature, has taught at several universities, and has served as a translator and editor.
Published November 7, 2005 by Workman Publishing Company. 496 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

Unrated Critic Reviews for The New Spanish Table

Publishers Weekly

See more reviews from this publication

Von Bremzen is in love with the gastronomic delights of Spain, offering an appealing, informative look at the cuisine that is rapidly usurping the culinary dominance of Italy and France.

Nov 28 2005 | Read Full Review of The New Spanish Table

Reader Rating for The New Spanish Table

An aggregated and normalized score based on 36 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes

Rate this book!

Add Review