Tagged with Dani García

Chirimoya season!

Chirimoya season!

Ever heard of a chirimoya? How about the custard apple? If not, run, don’t walk to your nearest market and demand to try one of these incredible sub-tropical fruits! With an evocative outer appearance reminiscent of the green scales of a prehistoric creature that might have once roamed the lush Río Verde Valley in Granada … Continue reading

Strawberry recipes for every taste

Strawberry recipes for every taste

Wimbledon has officially come to a close, and on the off chance that there are any leftovers from the approximately 30,000 kilos of strawberries (66,000 pounds) that are consumed during this annual sporting event, here are a couple of our favorite, easy and fantastic recipes that bring out the best of sweet and savory flavors in … Continue reading

Haute Torrijas

Haute Torrijas

Another year, another Semana Santa, or Holy Week, here in Spain. And of course, another chance for us to revisit one of our favorite Spanish sweets: torrijas! We never get tired of talking about these traditional Easter treats, which are essentially made of sliced bread soaked in milk, wine, honey and spices and then dipped … Continue reading

Desserts Get Their Just Dessert (Wines)!

Desserts Get Their Just Dessert (Wines)!

Traditional Spanish desserts can find no better match than in this country’s wide variety of sweet wines. In fact, many of these wines represent hundreds of years of wine making history, while others are the result of techniques that involve evocative terms like noble rot, ice wine, and much more. As varied as this country’s … Continue reading

Savoring Spanish Chirimoyas

Savoring Spanish Chirimoyas

Andalusian chef Dani García is not only an award winning, Michelin star chef, he is also an expert when it comes to creating Avant-garde adaptations for chirimoyas, the sub-tropical fruit that grows in abundance in his region, and which is prized for its creamy texture and special, tropical fruit flavors. Despite the fact that many … Continue reading

ICEX Chefs Start Culinary Internships

ICEX Chefs Start Culinary Internships

Today is a big day for the thirteen international chefs participating in this year’s edition of the ICEX Training Program in Spanish Gastronomy, as they start their culinary internships in some of this country’s top restaurants. In fact, no less than a total of seventeen Michelin stars will be welcoming these young chefs into their … Continue reading

Vinoble, a look at noble wines

Vinoble, a look at noble wines

  Vinoble 2014 wrapped up yesterday, after a successful three-day run of this world-renowned event, which is dedicated to fortified and sweet wines. Held for the first time in five years, this tremendous exposition/conference is the only one of its kind in the world dedicated to these products, with special emphasis on the excellent fortified … Continue reading

Savoring strawberries

Savoring strawberries

Spanish strawberries are extremely versatile and can be enjoyed on their own or in any number of tasty recipes – both savory and sweet. Also, did you know that Spanish strawberries have very few calories and very little fat, no cholesterol and are an excellent source of vitamin C, Folic acid and fiber? Here are … Continue reading

Andalucía Sabor 2013

Andalucía Sabor 2013

Andalucía Sabor International Fine Food Exhibition kicks off today in the Seville. This gastronomic fair and conference will take place from September 16 – 18th in the city’s FIBES Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos (convention center). On the one hand, this event (the fourth of its kind) will feature a range of different companies from … Continue reading

Spanish Bars Around the World

Spanish Bars Around the World

Spanish haute cuisine is among the most famous in the world, but you don’t have to travel to Spain or sit down in a fancy dining room to try some of the best of what this country’s gastronomy has to offer. Respected Spanish food writer, critic and President of international haute cuisine culinary conference Madrid … Continue reading

Back on track after México

Back on track after México

Time to sum up a great week in Mexico and another gastronomical experience with loads of emotions. After a couple of days in Cáceres prepare for the Madrid Fusion congress we left at Saturday night for Madrid and the airport. Excited and full of curiosity for what should come and if I should survive all … Continue reading