From the Back Cover
Signature Recipes Surreal presentations, unconventional cooking methods, and bold flavor combinations—Bob’s trademark recipes are all here in this best-of collection (including many that have never appeared in print before). Most are simple enough to be incorporated into any cooking repertoire yet are so addictive that you’ll want to make them over and over again.
Surreal Etiquette Dysfunctional kitchens, mismatched cutlery, and culinary faux pas are no match for Bob’s confidence-inspiring tips. Learn how to set up a highly functioning workspace and host unforgettable dinner parties, all the while flying in the face of convention.
Epic Stories Jaw-dropping narratives of taking North America by storm in a Toastermobile, harvesting grapes at a legendary Burgundian winery, and inadvertently lighting a guest on fire during an Australian TV appearance all chronicle this adrenaline junkie’s voracious appetite for adventure.
“If Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, and Salvador Dalí had a ménage à trois, this would be their love child.” —Steve Perrine, Men’s Health
About the Author
Bob Blumer is the creator and host of Food Network's The Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment-both of which air in more than thirty countries around the globe. Combined, he has spent 9 seasons as a creative and competitive force on Food Network.