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 it has surely contributed to their cooking style: less is more. After years of visitors’ requests, San Sebastián Food has compiled a collection of over 23 traditional recipes with 4 sauces worthy of making the journey home. Recreate a taste of the Basque country in your kitchen.
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...
**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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