Tagged with videos about Spanish gastronomy

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: Exotic Fruits

The Spanish Pantry: Exotic Fruits

The Foods and Wines from Spain series The Spanish Pantry is the gift that keeps on giving in terms of evocative, visually gripping and informative videos about different Spanish products. While exotic fruits like mango, cherimoya and avocado might not be the first thing you think of when thinking of Spanish fruits, these and other … 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

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

Ibérico Ham Non-Stop

Ibérico Ham Non-Stop

We just keep coming back to Spanish Ibérico ham. Where does it come from? How is it made? How should one slice and store it? How should it be enjoyed? What are some recipes that call for it? Where can one buy it outside of Spain? Of course all of these questions and more are … Continue reading

Video: Sofrito magic

Video: Sofrito magic

Where would any of us be without sofrito? This combination of onions, garlic, tomatoes (and usually peppers) sauteed in olive oil is the basis for countless Spanish dishes, infusing them with deep undercurrents of Mediterranean flavors. In addition to the first step in many recipes, it is also a sauce and, it would seem, somewhat … Continue reading

2014 ICEX Training Program In Review

2014 ICEX Training Program In Review

We still have a little over a month to go before the twelve international chefs who will be participating in the 2015 edition of the ICEX Training Program in Spanish Gastronomy arrive for the program’s June 8th kick-off date. This year’s participants hail from nine different countries: Canada, China, Ireland, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, … Continue reading