An ode to local ingredients from Virgilio Martinez: Central cookbook

The Central cookbook, published in 2016 by Virgilio Martinez, the chef of Central, which has been named Latin America’s best restaurant, opens a window for readers to explore Peruvian gastronomy.

Martinez’s Central cookbook, which explores his homeland and describes his passion for local ingredients as a journey, opens the doors of Peru to the reader with incredible recipes. Presented in a single package of recipes, road to success and unique photos, Central offers a comprehensive insight into how the restaurant has achieved its current status. Although most of the recipes mentioned in the book are made only with local ingredients found in Peru, it is a book that everyone must have in their library to be inspired and witness the embodiment of the passion for local produce.