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Around the World in 80 Dishes: Classic Recipes from the World's Favourite Chefs by David Loftus, Jamie Oliver

Around the World in 80 Dishes: Classic Recipes from the World's Favourite Chefs

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Leading food photographer, David Loftus has collected recipes from some of the World’s favourite chefs, using Jules Verne’s Around the World theme to present the dishes. With an introduction by Jamie Oliver, a visual feast highlighting some of the best food the world has to offer.

April 2012 Food and Drink Book of the Month.

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Around the World in 80 Dishes: Classic Recipes from the World's Favourite Chefs by David Loftus, Jamie Oliver

Travel the world in timeless recipes that follow in footsteps Phileas Fogg and his journey around the world in 80 days. Featuring dishes from chefs and cookery writers including Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Gennaro Contaldo, Heston Blumenthal and Sybil Kapoor - Around the World in 80 Dishes is a treasure-trove of treats, lovingly compiled and beautifully photographed by one of the world's foremost food photographers. In a narrative that unites the joys of discovering world cuisine with an expert 'how-to' guide, this is the dream anthology of world cuisine for committed cooks and amateurs alike - dipped into or read from start to finish, this is a unique book about food and flavour, taste and culture.


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 *

About the Author

David Loftus is one of the most talented and respected photographers in the world. He has won numerous awards, and was recently voted the 65th most influential photographer of all time. As a food photographer, he has worked with the greatest chefs at work today including Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Heston Blumenthal and Gordon Ramsey. He also shoots fashion, portraits and landscapes, and directs commercials and short films. He lives in London, and has two children.

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1st April 2012


David Loftus, Jamie Oliver

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Atlantic Books


288 pages


Cookery, Food and Drink
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