Josep Lladonosa i Giró

Josep Lladonosa i Giró
Born 1938
Alguaire, Province of Lleida (Catalonia, Spain)

Culinary career

Cooking style Catalan tradition

Josep Lladonosa i Giró (Alguaire, Province of Lleida; 1938) is a Spanish chef and food-writer. He has been chef of the charming and celebre restaurant Set Portes in Barcelona for fifty years. During this time he has also done a big research about cooking (techniques, products and recipes) and gastronomy (culture about or tied to eating) in Catalonia, which he has documented since the Middle Ages (as for example in his book Llibre de Sent Soví) and he has diffused it in a large amount of books and articles. Some of them have been translated in some languages as Spanish, English, French, etc. He is a famous gastronomy teacher as well. He has collaborated with people as Joan Amades or Jaume Fàbrega. In 2003 he won the highest Catalan honneur given by the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Creu de Sant Jordi.

Some of his publications

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