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Ferran: The Inside Story of El Bulli and the Man Who Reinvented Food Reviews

BenRias

A Primer and a Biography

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Pros: Excellent overview of all things Ferran

Cons: Covered everything about Ferran, but very little from Ferran himself

The latest book on world renowned Chef Ferran Adria, simply titled "Ferran," is very good overall but do not expect the average biography here.    The author, Colman Andrews, sets the book's tone from the start by declaring that his goal is not to rehash the same topics, insights, and issues that have been written ad nauseam by other writers.  Instead, he aims to cover those things in Ferran's life that deserved more attention.  Colman starts with Ferran's early home life and moves on chronologically to his youth, military service, first experiences in the kitchen, and his first contact with what would become El Bulli.  The rest of the book moves forward in...
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