Food tales, hints and inspirations from Gabriel Augusto Gil for anyone interested in good honest simple urishment or fending for themselves for the very first time. Food writing? Fantasy? Philosophy? Perhaps all three. Gabriel Augusto Gil is an extraordinary cook. In the kitchen of his cantina he is calm, creative and beautifully clear in his methods because - as he puts it - he is t a chef, rather an Engineer of Food. He builds urishment from the nuts and bolts of simple ingredients. Here, for the first time, he allows us into his kitchen and shares with us his observations of the diners and their curious lives in his Cantina of Lost Souls. Gabriel Augusto Gil's observations t only entertain, they build into a library of food hints and inspirations and an aide-memoire of cook's tricks and techniques for anyone trying to boil the perfect egg or make the simplest, quickest and tastiest snack of all.
Nobody knows where he is now, but it is believed Gabriel Augusto Gil has every intention of adding to his notebook of tales and cooking tips as soon as his travels have brought him to a new land where he can set up a cantina, or cafe, or kitchen once more. If you live in the perfect location, let him know.