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Ferran Adrià No Fan of Peppers

alija-150.jpgJosean Martínez Alija, a former cook at elBulli, recounts how one day a cook put red peppers in a family meal stew to the displeasure of Ferran Adrià: "He put his spoon in, saw the red peppers, and just exploded. They were miniscule, but he was screaming, 'Who the hell put red peppers in the stew?' Because Ferran hates red peppers. Everyone knows that now, but we didn’t back then." [Lisa Abend]

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