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James Martin’s American Adventure

"So why America? What can Americans teach us when it comes to food? Sure, everyone thinks of Italy and France - and now Japan - as culinary centres, but America, really? You would be wrong, very wrong to think that America comes way down the pecking order when it comes to the quality of their food. Forget pretzels and doughnuts, this place has so much more to offer!"
James Martin's American Adventure


Following on from his triumphant TV show and book James Martin’s French Adventure, our food hero takes on the United States in James Martin’s American Adventure.

The book sees James travel from coast to coast, cooking and eating everywhere from San Francisco to Dallas, Philadelphia to New Orleans, New York to Maine, and sampling the high life in The Hamptons. On the way he cooks with real cowboys at a ranch, caters at Reno air race, and explores Creole food in Baton Rouge.

With 80 recipes for hearty American classics, as well as James’s own take on the meals he tastes on the road, there is something for everyone! Enjoy a decadent Manhattan-style brunch of Lobster Newburg or Blueberry & Bourbon Pancakes. Sample street food classics like the Philly Cheesesteak and Ultimate Hot Dog. And of course there are plenty of inspiring ides for your next barbecue: impress guests with BBQ Tequila Salmon with Jalapeños or Pork Ribs with Apple and Fennel, finishing it all off with a Bourbon Pecan Tart.

It’s the culinary journey of a lifetime, sampling the very best food the States has to offer, and inside you’ll find all the recipes from the series, along with exclusive photography by Peter Cassidy from behind the scenes on James’s extraordinary food trip.

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