Central

Central

by Virgilio Martinez, Nicholas Gill

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Overview

The extraordinary cuisine of Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez of Central, one of the most admired emerging talents in the culinary world

This exquisite monograph from acclaimed Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez follows the innovative and exciting tasting menu at his signature restaurant, Central, in Lima. Organized by altitude, each chapter highlights recipes, food, and documentary photographs, together with personal essays. His journeys and life as a chef are motivated by his insatiable curiosity and passion for the biodiversity of his land.

"At Central we cook ecosystems." — Virgilio Martínez

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780714872803
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Publication date: 10/10/2016
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 543,820
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Virgilio Martínez has cooked in restaurants around the world and in 2009, in Lima, he opened Central. In 2013 he debuted on the World's 50 Best list and in 2015 he reached #4 and was named the #1 chef in Latin America. He is the founder of Mater Iniciativa, which documents indigenous foods in Peru. In London, he runs the restaurants Lima and Lima Floral. He lives in Peru.

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