"Bold, Beautiful, and Brilliant, from a Master of his Craft" - Stanley Tucci
"In this magnificent book, my great friend Germán provides a thorough lesson in the art of grilling. This is a priceless book, one that will provide the reader with moments of great happiness" - Chef Martín Berastegui, Awarded 12 Michelin Stars
Explore the full range of Patagonian open-flame cooking with these mouthwatering recipes that utilize regional authenticity and modern flair. The Lost Fire Cookbook is a celebration of Argentina’s famous barbecued meats. Learn how to bring smoky, hearty, authentic Patagonian barbecue to your own kitchen and embrace a new culinary experience with this collection of meat-centric recipes from celebrated chef and restaurateur Germán Lucarelli. Inside you’ll find:
- Over 75 bold recipes that take advantage of wood-fired flavor. - Insight into proper grilling techniques and how to grill specific cuts of meat. - Tips on building a fire, and why cooking over fire is important to Patagonian culture.
This cookbook captures the spirit of this cuisine and provides a look into the diverse approaches and influences that shaped Argentine tradition. Explore Patagonia’s specialities and the rustic flavors that live-fire cooking has to offer. Embrace the rich traditions of this region’s specialties with The Lost Fire Cookbook.
Germán Lucarelli is a celebrated chef and restaurateur in Buenos Aires, Paris, London, Beirut, Istanbul, Miami, New York, and Maine. Originally from Argentina, Germán began helping his grandmother in the kitchen at 8 years old, and by 17 he packed his bags and moved to Mendoza where he got his first job as a dishwasher—soon to become a line chef. Whatever he cooks, Lucarelli’s love of cooking, and personal passion and commitment to using only the best, highest quality ingredients is reflected in his philosophy of consistency, authenticity, and harmony.