#FOUR News | El Celler de Can Roca

25 Nov 2016
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‘A book in which we not only show what we do, but explain how and why we do it.’ Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca

El Celler de Can Roca is the three Michelin starred Catalan restaurant in Spain which was opened in 1986 by the Roca brothers,Joan,JosepandJordi. In 2015, it was once again named thebest restaurant in the worldby theRestaurantmagazine.The Timesrestaurant criticA.A. Gillcompared the restaurant to former restaurantEl Bulli, which was once ranked as the number one restaurant in the world, saying that it was an ‘outstanding kitchen, and part of the great confident wave of new Spanish food that is complex, technically exhausting, aware of the landscape, history and politics’.

The first edition ofEl Celler de Can RocaThe Bookwas published in Spanish in a giant format weighing an incredible 5 kilos and retailing at 90 euros. This new smaller, redux edition is appearing in English for the first time. An amazing book, this is the definitive work about El Celler de Can Roca. Fully illustrated in colour throughout it gathers the thoughts of writer Josep Maria Fonalleras in ‘A day at El Celler’.

Here is the history, philosophy, techniques, values, sources of inspiration, creative processes, of this band of extraordinary chefs with over 90 detailed recipes, and a collection of the 240 most outstanding dishes from the 25-year history of this magnificent restaurant. An open door to the secrets of El Celler de Can Roca, revealed in 16 chapters and organised according to the sources of inspiration that nurture the Roca brothers: Tradition, Memory, Academia, Product, Landscape, Wine, Chromatism, Sweet, Transversal Creation, Perfume, Innovation, Poetry, Freedom, Boldness, Magic, Sense of Humour.

Redux Edition

Publication: October 2016 (UK)/ November 2016 (US/CAN)

ISBN: 978-1-910690-29-1

£30.00/ $59.95 (US/CAN) Hardback

480 pages

250x 175 mm

Four colour throughout