Tagged with Toño Pérez

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

Tasting Spanish Figs!

Tasting Spanish Figs!

In the last post I introduced the world of Spanish figs and mentioned how delicious and versatile these quality Spanish products are. Whether fresh or dried, made into preserves or other sweet or savory dishes, Spanish figs provide an endless list of recipe ideas that are sure to suit any palate. Therefore, to continue with … Continue reading

Grape Flavors

Grape Flavors

Despite the fact that grapes are often thought of as sweet dessert fruits, they are in fact extremely versatile when it comes to preparing a range of different recipes. Fresh, they make excellent garnishes, adding a touch of sweetness to traditional Spanish soups like this traditional Ajoblanco (Cold almond and garlic soup). Dried into raisins, … Continue reading

Ibérico Pork Loin from Toño Pérez

Ibérico Pork Loin from Toño Pérez

It’s hump day again, and nothing says midweek like pampering yourself by preparing something delicious to keep you going until the weekend. For some reason I woke up wishing I were in Extremadura – anywhere other than here really – looking at the open sky, gorgeous scenery and tasting some delicious Ibérico pork. Therefore, I … 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

Long time not seen

Long time not seen

It was a couple of weeks since you all heard anything from me. You never know where you´re going to be the next day. From one part of the country to another, to another and to another one. I came to Santiago after a horrible ten hour bus trip from Cáceres and arrived at 9:00 … Continue reading

Bye Bye!

Bye Bye!

You have shown me your best sides from the beautiful landscape to the cute old towns. I´ve seen your best winery, your cheese producers, the free range farms full of Ibérico pigs, baby lambs and cows and veal’s. I´ve seen your history and your contribution to the modern art. I´m looking back at these three … Continue reading

Ten days in Atrio

Ten days in Atrio

I have almost finished my first ten days at restaurant Atrio. Ten days of many new impressions and lots of frustration. Frustration because I always have to think before I talk – if I can talk! It´s getting better and better for each day, and step by step I learn new words. But nothing is … Continue reading

My Journey from Sweden to Cáceres

My Journey from Sweden to Cáceres

Everything has a beginning and everything has an end. From one of the most amazing parts in my life so far when traveling around from region to region, from town to town exploring Spain. From one extraordinary product to another and from one great dinner to another. I should need a hole book to explain … Continue reading