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Ash Mair

CHEF

FOOD STYLIST

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

The Basque region borders France and Spain on the Atlantic coast and My Basque Cuisine contains over 100 of the Basque Country's and Northern Spain's gorgeous dishes- some Ash cooked on Masterchef and others that are family favourites and signature dishes. Within the pages of this sumptuous book you'll find recipes for hearty soups, warming fish stews and salads, piquant tapas, fabulous vegetable dishes and mouth watering cakes and desserts.

Written with the home kitchen in mind most of the recipes included here are simple to prepare and need no specialist equipment. Ash has put emphasis on good quality fresh produce and traditional cuisine combined with modern cooking techniques.

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In My Basque Cuisine Ash focuses on getting the right balance between beautiful looking food and perfectly balanced flavours to help anyone at home prepare the glorious food of the Basque Country.

Along with a great selection of recipes for classic and modern dishes comes beautiful photography by the award winning food photographer, Jean Cazals.

Recipes include:

  • Basque potato and leek soup with salt cod fritters
  • Pan fried quail with grapes, almond, honey and sherry vinegar
  • Olive oil poached cod with lentils, chorizo and piperade jus
  • Hake and clams in salsa verde with jamon serrano
  • Braised pork cheek in Salsa vizcaina with creamed potatoes
  • Apple and olive oil cake with walnut streusel and Pedro Ximenez poached sultanas
  • Whole fried red mullet with mojo verde sauce
  • Chocolate and almond fondant with toasted almond ice cream and vanilla crumbs

My Basque Cuisine.

  • 400 pages, hardcover with over 100 colour photos.
  • Available now in all good book stores or via Amazon

All images Copyright 2012 Ash Mair