October 07, 2011
THE READ - Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli
What we learned from reading:
Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food.
by Colman Andrews
Gotham Books, 2010.
World famous Catalan Chef Ferran Adrià can't stand bell peppers.
His favourite "guilty pleasure" is the Bollycao, a chocolate-filled Spanish relative of the Hostess Twinkie.
He was making bacon ice cream back in the early '90s. (Although Chef Heston Blumenthal is probably better known for his nitro-scrambled bacon and egg ice cream.)
His El Bulli team once catered a wedding banquet at which all the food was suspended from trees....CONTINUE READING...
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