Tapas

Tapas

by Richard Tapper
     
 

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Tapas, that indelibly Spanish invention, means "cover" or "lid " and it translates not only into a mouth watering selection of deceptively deliciousfinger foods, but also transforms the experience of cocktail hour into something far more elegant and far more civilized than a simple tray of cheese and crackers. Now, this new addition to the acclaimed Essential Kitchen…  See more details below

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Tapas, that indelibly Spanish invention, means "cover" or "lid " and it translates not only into a mouth watering selection of deceptively deliciousfinger foods, but also transforms the experience of cocktail hour into something far more elegant and far more civilized than a simple tray of cheese and crackers. Now, this new addition to the acclaimed Essential Kitchen Series lets readers import Spain's greatest culinary invention into their own homes, with dozens of great tapas recipes, ranging from simple plates of classic Spanish finger food to a variety of more complex dishes, such as Spanish omelets, shrimp with garlic and stuffed tomatoes. With step-by-step instructions and photographs, these recipes are easy to follow, simple to prepare and suitable for both beginners and experienced cooks.

Author Biography: Richard Tapper works as a caterer and freelance writer.

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From the Publisher
"A whole cookbook devoted to those delicious Spanish appetizers." —Quick and Light

"If you can't travel to Spain, but want to experience this unique cuisine, you can try it yourself with Tapas." —Metro Editorial Syndicate

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804819879
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/1993
Series:
Foods of the World Series
Pages:
120

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Meet the Author

Richard Tapper was born in New Zealand but has spent most of his life traveling the world, sampling the cuisines of sixty-two countries. He has lived and worked in Indonesia, India, Britain, Holland, France, and the United States, and spent six of the ten years he resided in Deya on the Spanish island of Mallorca owning and operating a tapas bar-restaurant. He currently lives in, Australia, where he works as a caterer and freelance writer.

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