This beautiful book presents the best of international cuisine through a series of articles and 62 recipes that combine local products from southwest France with ingredients hailing from all corners of the globe. The idea took shape around Yannick Delpech’s menu at his restaurant, L’Amphitryon, a stone’s throw from Airbus’ hangars at the Toulouse-Blagnac airport. Anchored in the terroir of sou- thwest France and yet so close to the rest of the world, Delpech effortlessly blends local products with the most outstanding ingredients native to other parts of the world.
Each recipe harmoniously pairs one product from southwest France with one product from another country. Diverse types of cuisine bring the best out of the ingredients: traditional dishes from a wide array of countries and cultures have been reinvented with the introduction of products from southwest France, just as classic recipes from this region have been updated with foreign flair. Treat your taste buds to a journey around the globe. Take off from southwest France, where you’ll touch down again, your arms laden with the most exceptional products.