Have you seen this beautiful cookbook? It's called 1080 Recipes by Simone and Ines Ortega. It's like the Spanish Joy of Cooking. In other words, you can find almost any recipe in here, but it is a very basic version.
I was a total sucker for the colored pencil like drawings throughout the book. I asked my mother-in-
law for it for my birthday and she sheepishly gave it to me and said, "do you know it's a Spanish
Isn't it just so pretty?
I made recipe #270 tonight. Macaroni with chorizo and tomato. One dish meal, easy and yummy. Nothing to photograph. Basically a macaroni and cheese with, well, chorizo and tomato in it.
The book to me is less of a reference, more of an eye candy shop.