Tagged with Madrid Fusión

Dabiz Muñoz Takes Madrid

Dabiz Muñoz Takes Madrid

Spanish chef Dabiz Muñoz of Madrid‘s only three Michelin star restaurant, DiverXO, has been all over the news in recent weeks, thanks to his recent collaboration with American three-star chef Grant Achatz (of Chicago’s Alinea) during the first week of the latter’s four-week Madrid pop-up restaurant,which just wrapped up on February 6th. Muñoz also made … 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

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

Tapas, Classic Small Dishes from Spain

Tapas, Classic Small Dishes from Spain

With so much buzz lately about Spanish tapas (there ALWAYS seems to be buzz about Spanish tapas), after famed French chef Joël Robuchon’s comments at last week’s Madrid Fusión about tapas bars being the future of global cuisine, this seems like the ideal time to draw attention to a book that pays homage to these … Continue reading

Robuchon on Tapas!

Robuchon on Tapas!

The dust is still settling (or maybe the crumbs) from Madrid Fusión 2015, held last week in the Spanish capital. With so many presentations, products and chef-sightings happening at this international gastronomy conference, there will be plenty of things to say about it for weeks to come, but one thing that is undoubtedly deserving of … Continue reading

Potato PotAHHHHH!to

Potato PotAHHHHH!to

With annual international gastronomy conference Madrid Fusión going on this month in the Spanish capital it’s easy to get caught up in spherifications, gelifications, liquid nitrogen baths, deconstructions and the like. However, when it comes down to it, these and other avant garde culinary techniques would be nothing if it weren’t for the wonderful basic … Continue reading

Eating and Talking at Madrid Fusión 2015

Eating and Talking at Madrid Fusión 2015

With annual international gastronomy conference Madrid Fusión right around the corner on February 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2015, professionals from the culinary sphere are gearing up for what promises to be yet another fascinating year of conferences, demonstrations, round-table discussions, tastings, meetings and more. With only two weeks to go, the folks at Madrid Fusión … Continue reading

Foodly.es

Foodly.es

When you own a restaurant, no matter how big or small, truth be told you often don’t have an extra minute in the day to spend trying to track down all of the different things that your customers are saying about you. It was hard enough ten years ago when my Madrid restaurant was open, … Continue reading

Madrid Fusion’s Final Push

Madrid Fusion’s Final Push

The last day of Madrid Fusion 2014 gets up and running this morning with a roster of international chefs representing this year’s two guest regions: Flanders and the Andean Axis. Chefs from Peru, Chile and Bolivia are first up on the agenda with promising talks addressing Avant garde cuisine in their countries. Later, after hearing … Continue reading

Madrid Fusion Gets Underway!

Madrid Fusion Gets Underway!

Today is the first day of Madrid Fusion 2014 and the start of one of the most exciting culinary events of the year in Madrid. I love this annual conference, which is currently in its eleventh year. Not only does it touch on some of the hottest topics in haute cuisine, including culinary inspirations, techniques, … Continue reading

Best Vegetable Dish of the Year 2013

Best Vegetable Dish of the Year 2013

With past winners including David Muñoz (DiverXO) and Miguel Ángel de la Cruz (Restaurante La Botíca de Matapozuelos), it’s not surprising that we’ve been on the edge of our seats over here to learn who the winner of this year’s “Best Vegetable Dish of the Year” is. Well, the wait is over. The winner was … Continue reading

Video: Learning to Cook in Spanish

In the context of the International Madrid Fusion Gastronomy Summit 2012, ICEX presented the 5th Edition of its Young Chefs Culinary Scholarship in Spain. They will learn about Spanish cuisine and products with the objective of becoming Spanish gastronomy ambassadors in their countries of origin. Get to know who is who in this 5th Edition … Continue reading

One month in Madrid

One month in Madrid

When I first think of Madrid it´s not for the gastronomy, and I think many with me have the same opinion. What first comes up in my head is football and Real Madrid. Art is another thing with museums like Prado and Reina Sofia and ofcourse the magnificant royal palace. My knowledge of Madrid before … Continue reading