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Etxanobe in Bilbao pops-up in Madrid

I experienced an incredible meal at Etxanobe in Bilbao a few years back (see below) The “cellophane” was a slowly dried emulsion of potato that tasted  (as the chef said) just like KFC! “Another meal in a most remarkable setting … Continue reading

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WILL WORK (luxury travel) FOR FOOD

It occurred to me the other day that is exactly what my job is: travel the globe to first-class destinations featuring the finest cuisine. I stay in the best rooms of four-star hotels, enjoying the spas and other amenities. Then … Continue reading

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It was a two tagine Christmas.

Tagines seen here in and on my 110 yr old wood-fired cooking range – perfect for cooking! It was a two tagine Christmas. I bought a brown 10 inch Spanish one (identified by a small steam vent on top) and received … Continue reading

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What Have They Done To My Potatoes?

Deep down I’m just a meat and potatoes guy. I know that is hard to fathom after all the complex haute cuisine I’ve raved about, but I’d be just as happy with a baked potato – twice stuffed with cream, … Continue reading

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Secret Family Recipes: Galician Oil

On a recent food trip to Galicia, a friend and I ate at O Celme do Caracol. It is a restaurant in Santiago de Compostella, Spain,  that caters primarily to the locals. The owner, German Gonzalez Pose, went to school … Continue reading

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