Want to pour Basque cider or txakoli like a pro? You are going to need an escanciador! Before these nifty plastic aerators came onto market, folks used to carve them out of cork but the end results usually covered someone in wine. Insert an escanciador into the neck of your favorite bottle of cider or txakoli and perfect the high pour streaming your tipple a few feet into a wide rimmed glass. Using this technique immediately aerates your wine and makes for quite an impressive floorshow!
Pintxos are purported to have been invented by fishermen who visited the old part of San Sebastián to drink cider and wine. The would bring preserved anchovies, tuna, and pickled vegetables to accompany their drinks using toothpicks to ´pinchar´ their or hold everything together. Today the tapas experience seen in...
This is a food-obsessed people, and it’s not difficult to see why. With mountains and farmhouses to one side and an ocean full of marine life to another, the Basques have all the makings of a delicious meal at their doorstep. The quality of raw ingredients here is legendary, and...
**All copies are signed by the author ** Featured by The New York Times as one of the Best Cookbooks of Fall 2018 Basque Country is more than a little inaccessible—shielded by a unique language and a distinct culture, it’s an enigma to most outsiders. Until now. Marti Buckley, an American...
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