By Anthony Bourdain
Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters outdoor a Russian tub, Chef Bourdain travels internationally looking for the final word meal. the one factor Anthony Bourdain loves up to cooking is touring, and A Cook's journey is the shotgun marriage of his maximum passions. encouraged through the query, 'What often is the excellent meal?', Anthony units out on a quest for his culinary holy grail. Our adventurous chef begins out in Japan, the place he eats conventional Fugu, a toxic blowfish which are ready simply by way of specifically authorized cooks. He then travels to Cambodia, up the mine-studded street to Pailin into independent Khmer Rouge territory and to Phnom Penh's Gun membership, the place neighborhood fare is served up along a menu of accessible firearms. In Saigon, he's taken care of to a maintaining meal of reside Cobra middle prior to relocating directly to delight in a snack with the Viet Cong within the Mecong Delta. additional west, Kitchen private lovers will realize the Gironde of Tony's early life, the 1st cease on his eu itinerary. And from France, it's directly to Portugal, the place a complete village has been fattening a pig for months in anticipation of his arrival. And we're simply midway around the world. . . A Cook's journey recounts, in Bourdain's inimitable variety, the adventures and misadventures of America's favourite chef.
Copyright 2001. First released via Bloomsbury united states in 2001. This ebook variation released in 2010.
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