- Hardcover - 30 recipes, 152 pages
- From the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage
- A tour of the food culture of northern Spain
- By Cordon Bleu trained chef Yosmar Martinez
- Size - Hardcover - 30 recipes, 152 pages
‘Tastes of the Camino’ captures the essence of the ancient Santiago pilgrimage one bite at a time! Those who hike the famous route across northern Spain stop at towns and villages along the way, each with their own culinary traditions. Chef Yosmar Martinez deftly captures the adventure of discovering new flavors and experiences in her award winning cookbook.
‘Tastes of the Camino’ is a winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for best self published book in the United States. Edouard Cointreau, President of the Jury for the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards says: “The Camino is universal and timeless. This excellent book has strong international appeal, and will be welcome everywhere, with translation hopefully, in Spanish and French at least. The book is very professional, by a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu who walked El Camino four times.”
Yosmar Monique Martinez is a cookbook author and culinary instructor on a mission to inspire everyone to explore the wonderful world of delicious food. By the time she was nine years old, Yosmar had lived in four countries, experiencing many different cuisines and cultures. As a young adult, she moved to Paris to study at the renowned culinary school Le Cordon Bleu. While in Paris, she interned at Pierre Hermé Paris, one of the most innovative and exquisite pastry shops in the world. She has walked the Camino de Santiago four times and is very active in the pilgrim community in the United States. She currently resides in Miami Beach, FL, where she teaches private cooking classes.
The Camino de Santiago de Compostela is an ancient pilgrimage route stretching across northern Spain from France to the beautiful city of Santiago in verdant Galicia. Over the last 1,000 years, millions of pilgrims have walked the way, stopping in towns and villages along the way. Modern pilgrims walk the route not only for spiritual renewal, but also for the wonderful exercise, camaraderie and the adventure of discovery. Gathering together for a meal at the end of a long day of hiking is an evening ritual. This book shares the spirit of adventure and culinary discovery.