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Book by Bourdain Anthony
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The only thing Tony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is travelling, and A Cook's Tour is the shotgun marriage of his two greatest passions. Inspired by the question, 'What would be the perfect meal?', Tony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail.
Our adventurous chef starts out in Japan, where he eats traditional Fugu, a poisonous blowfish which can be prepared only by specially licensed chefs. He then travels to Cambodia, up the mine–studded road to Pailin into autonomous Khmer Rouge territory and to Phnom Penh's Gun Club, where local fare is served up alongside a menu of available firearms. In Saigon, he's treated to a sustaining meal of live Cobra heart before moving on to savour a snack with the Viet Cong in the Mekong Delta. Further west, Kitchen Confidential fans will recognize the Gironde of Tony's youth, the first stop on his European itinerary. And from France, it's on to Portugal, where an entire village has been fattening a pig for months in anticipation of his arrival. And we're only halfway around the globe...
A Cook's Tour recounts, in Bourdain's inimitable style, the adventures and misadventures of America's favourite chef.Revue de presse :
Food Writer of the Year (Bon Appétit)
“[Bourdain] is a one-man army traveling the world on his stomach--and his droll wit.” (People)
“None of your limp-wristed, pinch-mouthed, hoity-toity delicacies for this guy.” (Elle)
“Bourdain’s mission is to show the cool, un-Martha side of the culinary world.” (Time magazine)
“Mighty engaging.... [Bourdain’s] snappy, full-bore writing style--whether being sarcastic, passionate, or descriptive--is good entertainment.” (Kirkus Reviews)
“Adventurous and opinionated, [Bourdain] is very good company.” (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
“Brilliant. A chain-smoking, hard-drinking, cut-to-the-chase guy’s guy, ready to try anything new and different.” (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
“Some fine food adventure reading.... Bourdain offers excellent insight into real food.” (San Francisco Chronicle)
“If you’re looking for a camel ride and an amiable companion, you could do a lot worse.” (Washington Post)
“Vintage Bourdain.” (Dallas Morning News)
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Description du livre HarperAudio, 2001. Audio CD. Etat : New. Never used!. N° de réf. du vendeur P11006000973X