Item description for Spain - Body And Soul (Armchair Traveler) (Armchair Traveller) by H.M. van den Brink...
Whether it is in Madrid's cafs or in Barcelona's fish markets, van den Brink takes you on a trip through Spain where tasting and smelling are the key occupations. You will see the shop windows in Madrid displaying pig's trotters/ the famous Serrano ham or typical Spanish sweet cakes. You will taste crispy pigs' ears but also a rich chickpea soup. You will smell the strong coffee and the damping tortilla when breakfasting out of doors. With historical background and personal memories and associations, van den Brink puts down a lively description of Spain, its culture and traditions both in the city and the countryside. This story focuses on enjoying various Spanish dishes in both exquisite restaurants and more commonplace settings. This book will definitely get you hungry and make you want to try out the recipes for yourself.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.4" Width: 4.6" Height: 1" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Nov 2, 2006
Publisher Haus Publishers Ltd.
ISBN 1904950795 ISBN13 9781904950790