Ox restaurant in Portland, Oregon, draws on Latin American open-fire cooking methods to offer creative contemporary food that challenges familiar ideas of grilling and barbecuing.
The Dentons have cooked together at restaurants around the world and they draw as well on the outdoor cooking of her childhood in Ecuador.
Dishes range from a simple skirt steak with an onion marinade to a coal-roasted spaghetti squash; from lamb heart with charred leek puree to clam chowder enriched with smoked marrow bones. Great flavor ideas abound.
Color photographs throughout. Hardcover.