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Around the World in 80 Dishes

Classic Recipes from the World's Favourite Chefs

David Loftus

RRP: £25.00

1 April 2012

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781848875227

David Loftus is one of the world’s leading food photographers: on the road 350 days of the year, camera in hand, shooting top chefs and their wonderful dishes from Battersea to New York to the Bahamas. Now, in Around the World in 80 Dishes, he shares the most delicious cuisine he has come across on his travels: introduced by his close friend Jamie Oliver, eighty recipes from the world’s favourite chefs, many of whom have shared David’s adventures.

Around the World in 80 Dishes features mouthwatering recipes from international chefs and cookery writers including Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Gennaro Contaldo, Heston Blumenthal and Atul Kochhar. It follows in the footsteps of Phileas Fogg and his famous Grand Tour, taking in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and America, to create a treasure-trove of treats from the four corners of the globe.

Lovingly compiled and beautifully photographed, rich with the stories behind the recipes captured in these pages, this is a dream anthology for committed cooks and amateurs alike. If you love food and travel, and you’ve a hearty appetite for life, warm up the oven, pick a destination and prepare to set off on your own culinary journey.

REVIEWS

He's best friends with Jamie, has Heston and Gordon on speed dial... so is it any wonder acclaimed food photographer has just written his first cookbook?
Grazia

[A] lovely new book... Loftus has written a fascinating travelogue peppered with stories about his work and featuring 80 recipes - one for every day of Fogg's odyssey - many of them contributed by the stellar role call of chefs he has worked with...
Irish Times Weekend Magazine

The stories and images of some of the most inspiring and delicious recipes that the photographer encountered from Europe to the Middle East.
The Times