By Anthony Bourdain
Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters outdoor a Russian bathtub, Chef Bourdain travels across the world looking for the last word meal. the single factor Anthony Bourdain loves up to cooking is touring, and A Cook's travel is the shotgun marriage of his maximum passions. encouraged by means of the query, 'What will be the ideal meal?', Anthony units out on a quest for his culinary holy grail. Our adventurous chef starts off out in Japan, the place he eats conventional Fugu, a toxic blowfish which might be ready simply via especially authorized cooks. He then travels to Cambodia, up the mine-studded highway to Pailin into self reliant Khmer Rouge territory and to Phnom Penh's Gun membership, the place neighborhood fare is served up along a menu of obtainable firearms. In Saigon, he's handled to a maintaining meal of stay Cobra center sooner than relocating directly to savour a snack with the Viet Cong within the Mecong Delta. additional west, Kitchen exclusive fanatics will realize the Gironde of Tony's formative years, the 1st cease on his eu itinerary. And from France, it's directly to Portugal, the place a whole village has been fattening a pig for months in anticipation of his arrival. And we're simply midway worldwide. . . A Cook's journey recounts, in Bourdain's inimitable type, 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.