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Quim de la Boquería, La Boquería Market, Barcelona. Five Dalí POM (Persistence of Memory) Melting Watches
* * * *   Five Dalí POM (Persistence of Memory) Melting Watches to  Quim de la Boquería, Where You Eat Like a King on a Taburete (Barstool)   Gerry Dawes's Persistence of Memory (Salvador Dalí) Melting Watch Awards. All photos by Gerry Dawes©2017 / gerryd...

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Horchata, Chufa de Valencia, Tigernuts, A Tuber
* * * * *  Tigernuts or chufas (also known as almendras de la tierra , earth almonds), as they are known in Spanish are not a nut, they are a tuber.  Chufas were cultivated and prized for their healing and regenerative powers back in ancient Egypt and trace...

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Asisa Madrid Fusión 2017: Tapas Hopping with Colman Andrews in Madrid, Jan. 24, 2017
* * * * *  Because the foreign press contingent was ensconced in an isolated hotel along Route M-40 in northwestern Madrid, some 15 kilometers from downtown Madrid, this year's tapas excursions at Asisa Madrid Fusión 2017 were somewhat curtailed compared to...

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Asisa Madrid Fusión 2017: More Photos of the 15th Anniversary Edition, January 23-25, 2017
* * * * *  Myriam López, GrupoGourmets-Salón de Gourmets, with legendary chef Juan Mari Arzak (Arzak) at Asisa Madrid Fusión 2017.  Photo by Gerry Dawes©2017 #amf17  Long-time friend Fernando Gurucharri, President of the Union de Catadores Españoles (Union ...

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The Bar at Marisquería Rafa: A Five Dalí POM (Persistence of Memory) Melting Watch Award Experience
* * * * *   Gerry Dawes toasting with Champagne at the Bar at  Marisquería Rafa, Madrid. Photograph by John Sconzo (Docsconz:  Musings on Food & Life)   Gerry Dawes's Persistence of Memory* (Salvador Dalí) Melting Watch Awards. This article on Marisquería R...

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Albert Raurich's Dos Pebrots in Barcelona - A Culiinary Time Machine
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Travel on a Plate (and on the Bosom of a Ceramics Sow) from the Time of
the Egyptians (and beyond) to the Middle Ages to the 20th Century    Albert Raurich's Timeline, which is on the flip side of his menu. (Slide from Raurich's presentat...

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Continuing Our Tour of the Wine Routes of Catalunya: Oct. 18 The Cava Museum (Cava Interpretation Center), Cavas Codorniu visit and tapas lunch, an early dinner at Bolets Vins i Caves and the Barcelona Golf Hotel.
* * * * * Fascinating interactive photo
displays at the CIC Fassina Cava Interpretation Centre Cava Center in
the Cava capital of Sant Sadurni d'Anoia
illustrate cava production at our first stop on the Catalunya Wine
Routes tour,  Oct. 18, 2017. All ph...

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Photo Album of Asisa Madrid Fusión 2017: The Shared Codes of Haute Cuisine, Paths of the Future, 15th Anniversary Edition, January 23-25, 2017
* * * * *     Asisa Madrid Fusión 2017 The Shared Codes of Haute Cuisine, Paths of the Future, 15th Anniversary Edition.   Photo by Gerry Dawes©2017   Arturo Sánchez, one of Spain’s greatest producers of jamón Ibérico de Bellota and embutidos (charcuterie) ...

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