'This smorgasbord of a tale will have travelers tasting every meal with renewed appreciation.' - National Geographic
Feeling stuck in his life, New York Times food writer Jeff Gordinier met Ren Redzepi, the Danish chef whose restaurant, Noma, has been repeatedly voted the best in the world.
A restless perfectionist, Redzepi was at the top of his game but looking to shutter his restaurant and set out for new places, flavours and recipes.
This is the story of their four-year culinary adventure. In the Yucatn jungle, Redzepi and Gordinier seek the perfect taco and the secrets of mol. On idyllic Sydney beaches, they forage for sea rocket and wild celery. On a boat in the Arctic Circle, a lone fisherman guides them to - perhaps - the world's finest sea urchins. Back in Copenhagen, Redzepi plans the resurrection of his restaurant on the unlikely site of a garbage-filled empty lot.
Hungryis a memoir, a travelogue, a portrait of a chef, and a chronicle of the moment when daredevil cooking became the most exciting and groundbreaking form of artistry.
Publication Date: 03-Oct-2019
Publisher: Icon Books, Limited