San Sebastián-Donostia is home to many Michelin stars, and if you are visiting the city with a view to the gastronomic, you have probably heard of the world’s 14th best restaurant with two Michelin stars: Mugaritz.
In which case, you’re going to want to check out the unique dining experience in a special package recently developed by San Sebastián Food and Mugaritz. Read more...(256 words, estimated 1:01 mins reading time)
I strolled across the beach and walked the glowing sand past where the sea usually lies, a rare privilege bestowed by the king low tide. Three metre tidal changes are not uncommon here in the Basque Country, and with the king tides the octopus are more accessible. Having learned some tricks from local octopus fisherman, I searched around where the sand meets the rocks and was rewarded under the first rock I checked. (I’d just like to mention that catching these very strong and intelligent creatures requires a fishing licence and the bag limit is 2 per licensed fishermen per day with size restrictions…Regulations are important!) Read more...(297 words, 3 images, estimated 1:11 mins reading time)
Yesterday, Fernando of Embajada de la Huerta gathered together a few of us from Gipuzkoa and we joined others from Bilbao & Gasteiz as a group of gastronomy, culture and Basque Country enthusiasts known here as “Igers” (see their photos on Instagram below).Read more...(304 words, 9 images, estimated 1:13 mins reading time)
Beronia Wines in collaboration with San Sebastián Food offer a delicious collection of award-winning wines. Matías Calleja from their winery highlights their unique touch, saying, “We combine leading-edge technology with traditional wine making methods.”
I appreciate the detailed descriptions of the products and food-pairing suggestions from the website. Here is a glimpse of their “Rosado”: Read more...(163 words, 1 image, estimated 39 secs reading time)
The Christmas season is approaching and the team at San Sebastián Food have prepared a delicious assortment of Basque and Spanish goods in a holiday hamper. Read more...(210 words, 2 images, estimated 50 secs reading time)