Filed under Videos about Spanish Gastronomy

The Basics of Deconstruction

The Basics of Deconstruction

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than two decades since the concept of “molecular gastronomy” hit the culinary world by storm. Since then, four and five syllable words like spherification, gelification, deconstruction, and more, have become almost commonplace in our gastronomic lexicon. However, no matter how much time has passed, for many of us, … Continue reading

Spanish Tapas Recipes: Gambas al ajillo!

Spanish Tapas Recipes: Gambas al ajillo!

With December now underway, thoughts turn to holiday gatherings and merrymaking. And, of course, if you’re going to be entertaining over the holidays, what better way to tantalize the palates of family and friends than with Spanish tapas? Thanks to the Spanish Tapas Recipes video series on the Foods and Wines from Spain YouTube channel, … Continue reading

The Spanish Pantry: Turrón

The Spanish Pantry: Turrón

As we inch our way into the holiday season, thoughts start turning to typical Spanish sweets like turrón, the harbinger of the holidays. This much-beloved holiday fare is rapidly filling grocery store shelves, people’s pantries and gift baskets of all kinds in preparation for the December holidays. But what are the secrets to this divine sweet … Continue reading

Citrus fruit in The Spanish Pantry

Citrus fruit in The Spanish Pantry

Celebrating the fact that we are at the beginning of Spanish citrus season (I have just started bringing home bags of oranges, mandarin oranges and even a few grapefruits), here’s another fantastic video from the not-to-miss The Spanish Pantry series. As you might have guessed by now, the topic this time is Spanish Citrus Fruit, … Continue reading

Video: Spanish Tapas Recipes, Pisto!

Video: Spanish Tapas Recipes, Pisto!

While the French dish ratatouille might be a more familiar word to some (due in large part to the endearing movie by the same name), Spanish pisto truly has nothing to envy of its cousin to the north. This classic fried vegetable medley (usually referred to as Pisto Manchego – reflecting its origins in Castile-La Mancha) is an unmistakably integral dish in … Continue reading

The Spanish Pantry: Idiazabal Cheese

The Spanish Pantry: Idiazabal Cheese

Next up on our list of fantastic video’s from “The Spanish Pantry” series on the Foods and Wines from Spain YouTube channel is this wonderful video on PDO Idiazabal Cheese, a raw, sheep’s milk cheese made in certain areas of the Basque Country and Navarre, and a favorite with Spanish chefs and Spanish and international … Continue reading

Video: Traditional Marinades

Video: Traditional Marinades

Spanish food lovers will definitely have heard of the ancient culinary technique of preserving foods in escabeche, a liquid mixture comprised of vinegar, herbs (pimentón, cloves, peppercorns and bay leaves) and olive oil, and sometimes including things like white wine, onion and garlic. Other traditional Spanish marinades used for food conservation include adobo and salmuera, which, like escabeche, both add wonderful … Continue reading

The Spanish Pantry: Sherry Wineries

The Spanish Pantry: Sherry Wineries

Remember when we introduced you to the wonderful new series The Spanish Pantry on the Foods and Wines from Spain YouTube Channel? Well, if you thought that these gorgeous and evocative videos were only about different Spanish food products, think again! In addition to The Spanish Pantry Food series, there is also an excellent The … Continue reading

The Spanish Pantry: Berries

The Spanish Pantry: Berries

While we’re on a strawberry kick this month, why not take a moment to have a look at this video featuring Spanish berries on the Foods From Spain YouTube Channel. Part of the recently debuted The Spanish Pantry series, this less-than-two-minute video gives viewers a first hand look at the booming Spanish berry industry, following … Continue reading

Vacuum Cooking

Vacuum Cooking

Vacuum cooking is by no means a new cooking technique, but it is one that has stood the test of time, and that is continually utilized – and at times even improved upon – by top Spanish avant garde chefs. One has to look no further than the presentations of chefs like Josean Alija at … Continue reading

The Spanish Pantry

The Spanish Pantry

The richness of the Spanish pantry is legendary all over the world, both for its variety and quality. Fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, spices and legumes are just a few of the wonderful foods that make Spain’s gastronomy so great. This bounty is made even richer by the fact that each and every one of these … Continue reading

Videos: Spanish Tapas Recipes!

Videos: Spanish Tapas Recipes!

Spanish tapas are all the rage all over the world, with more and more people falling in love with the culture and way of eating that these wonderful Spanish dishes embody. This passion for tapas extends to both food lovers and food professionals. In fact, at the 2015 edition of Madrid Fusión, the twenty-five Michelin … Continue reading

Our Home has a New Look!!!

Our Home has a New Look!!!

If you still haven’t had the chance to check out the new look of Foods and Wines from Spain, then now would be the perfect time to do so! The site’s vibrant new design incorporates a clean look that is extremely user-friendly and that (we hope) will encourage people to delve even further into the … Continue reading

Foods Pairs Wines

Foods Pairs Wines

Foods and Wines from Spain is, as you know, an excellent resource for a huge range of information about…you guessed it… foods and wines from Spain. From chef profiles, to trade guidelines, restaurant and store listings (both in Spain and abroad), product information and features, videos, book reviews, information on food and wine regions, news … Continue reading

Liquid Nitrogen in the Kitchen

Liquid Nitrogen in the Kitchen

Ever heard of the term “molecular gastronomy”? Well, neither had we until over a decade ago chefs like Spain’s Ferran Adrià of world-famous restaurant elBulli put this term on the map. Molecular gastronomy has always been about pushing the boundaries of cuisine, stretching the imagination and using scientific principals involved in the physical and chemical … Continue reading