Author(s): David Loftus
David Loftus is one of the world's leading food photographers: on the road 350 days of the year, camera in hand, shooting top chefs and their wonderful dishes from Battersea to New York to the Bahamas. Now, in Around the World in 80 Dishes, he shares the most delicious cuisine he has come across on his travels: introduced by his close friend Jamie Oliver, eighty recipes from the world's favourite chefs, many of whom have shared David's adventures. Around the World in 80 Dishes features mouthwatering recipes from international chefs and cookery writers including Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Gennaro Contaldo, Heston Blumenthal and Atul Kochhar. It follows in the footsteps of Phileas Fogg and his famous Grand Tour, taking in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and America, to create a treasure-trove of treats from the four corners of the globe. Lovingly compiled and beautifully photographed, rich with the stories behind the recipes captured in these pages, this is a dream anthology for committed cooks and amateurs alike. If you love food and travel, and you've a hearty appetite for life, warm up the oven, pick a destination and prepare to set off on your own culinary journey.
David Loftus is one of the most talented and respected photographers in the world. He has won numerous awards, and was recently voted the 65th most influential photographer of all time. As a food photographer, he has worked with the greatest chefs at work today including Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Heston Blumenthal and Gordon Ramsey. He also shoots fashion, portraits and landscapes, and directs commercials and short films. He lives in London, and has two children.