The famous competition, known as the “Oscar de la cuisine” was held in Paris
The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards is the most important gastronomic literature event, which every year awards the best culinary books. In the 2012 edition came as finalists five Peruvian titles and two of them were awarded in their respective categories .
The event, which takes place in Paris, met in a preliminary stage over 7,000 titles, from 162 countries .
“Rafael. The chef, Restaurant and Recipes’ of Rafael Osterling , was enshrined in the category Best Chef Book. This book won over other titles from Sweden, Britain and the United States. The text was published under the label Planet.
Also present at this final stage, Sara Beatriz Guardia with her book “The path of the Potato. From the Peruvian Andes to Europe. History, society and culture. XVI-XXI “(category Best Cookbook of the Year). Also, “The magical kitchen Ashaninka” by Pablo Macera and Henry Casanto, for Best Illustrated Book and “The Art of Peruvian Cuisine II” by Tony Custer.
Source : El Comercio