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"My good friend Gerry Dawes, the unbridled Spanish food and wine enthusiast cum expert whose writing, photography, and countless crisscrossings of the peninsula have done the most to introduce Americans—and especially American food professionals—to my country's culinary life." -- José Andrés, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee 2019

Food Arts Silver Spoon Award to Gerry Dawes

 Premio Nacional de Gastronomía - - James Beard Foundation Nomination (Best Wine Writing)
Premio Periodistíco Cava

Gerry Dawes's Article Medieval Riches of El Cid's City (About Burgos, Spain)
Front Page, The New York Times Sunday Travel Section

 About Blog Author Gerry Dawes, Premio Nacional de Gastronomía (National Gastronomy Award)


Apicius: The Arrival of the American Edition of One of the World's Greatest Culinary Publications

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The Publication of the American Edition of Apicius:

A Gastronomic Publication of Extraordinary Quality Comes to the U.S.

by Gerry Dawes©2009
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Apicius 2003-2008 la otra vision
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Apicius is a publication without peer in the world of cocina de vanguardia, modern vanguard cuisine. As might be expected, Apicius is published in Barcelona, near the epicenter of the Ferran Adrià gastronomic Krakatoa eruption that forever changed the way we look at food.

Now, Apicius, edited published by Montagud Editores, who also publishes some of the best, most beautiful, cutting edge books on gastronomy in the world, has joined forces with San Francisco-based Jing Tio, who is listed as co-publisher and also wrote the foreword for the first issue of the American edition.

(Double click on image for an enlarged slide show sampling of Apicius and order form.)

" After five years success Spanish market following several editions different languages, our Journal Haute Cuisine opens up to English-speaking market, backed quality design that characterize every project Montagud Editores and co-edited by Le Sanctuaire for American Edition," wrote Francisco Marfull, General Manager Montaud Editores. "Because we believe in universality the content of Apicius amd we want to boost its recognition on an international level.

Joan Roca, Heston Blumenthal, Pierre Hermé, Mari Carmen Vélez of La Sirena in Alicante, American chef Wylie Dufresne and Spanish star chef Quique Dacosta are all featured in articles in the first American Editon.


About the author

Gerry Dawes was awarded Spain's prestigious Premio Nacional de Gastronomía (National Gastronomy Award) in 2003. He writes and speaks frequently on Spanish wine and gastronomy and leads gastronomy, wine and cultural tours to Spain. He was a finalist for the 2001 James Beard Foundation's Journalism Award for Best Magazine Writing on Wine.

Mr. Dawes is currently working on a reality television
series on wine, gastronomy, culture and travel in Spain.

Experience Spain With Gerry Dawes: Culinary Trips to Spain & Travel Consulting on Spain

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