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    Swabian cuisine around Baden-Württemberg

    by  • 08/08/2014 • Musings, Photoblog • 1 Comment

    Pancake soup at Restaurant Schwedenschenke, Food in Baden-Württemberg

    In May this year, I went on my first trip to Germany. The premise of the trip was to drive around Lake Constance, in Hymer caravans, visiting some of the wine regions. (You can follow the Baden-Württemberg wine series on Amateur Wine) I know, a drink and drive shocker! In actual fact, there wasn’t...

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    La Pepica, Valencia, lunch

    by  • 20/07/2014 • Menus, Photoblog • 1 Comment

    Pepica paella (Pepica's paella, made with chicken), La Pepica, Valencia

    Menu from a paella lunch at the beach-side century-old seafood and rice restaurant La Pepica in Valencia (rough English translations bold and in brackets): Esgarraet con mojama (marinated red peppers, salted cod and dried tuna) Tostados (toasted bread with tomato pulp and aioli) Chopitos fritos (fried baby squid) Pescaitos fritos (fried fish) Calamar romana...

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    Entrevins, Valencia, dinner

    by  • 19/07/2014 • Menus, Photoblog • 0 Comments

    Grilled octopus and mashed potato, Entrevins, Valencia

    Menu from a tapas dinner at wine bar and restaurant Entrevins in Valencia with wines to match: Sea snails with Jamon mayonnaise Flame cooked sardine fillets with herbs, lemon, tomato and black olives Tuna Tataki on guacamole sauce with beetroot sand Roasted bone marrow with toast Grilled octopus and mashed potato Ventresca tuna, marinated...

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    Submarino, Valencia, lunch

    by  • 19/07/2014 • Menus, Photoblog • 1 Comment

    Navajas al vapor con vinagreta de verduras y un toque picante (razor clams steamed with vegetables vinaigrette and a spicy touch), Submarino, Valencia

    Menu from a lunch at the “underwater” Submarino restaurant in the City of Arts and Sciences‘s Oceanogràfic  in Valencia: Mozarella de búfala con tartar de aguacate, salsa ácida con yuzu y ensaladita de rúcula (buffalo mozzarella with avocado tartar, sour sauce with yuzu and little salad of rocket) Navajas al vapor...

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    Casa Montaña, Valencia, dinner

    by  • 18/07/2014 • Menus, Photoblog • 0 Comments

    Marinated tuna fish in 7 spices, Casa Montaña, Valencia

    Menu from a tapas dinner at the century-old wine and tapas bar Casa Montaña in Valencia: Stewed broad beans Marinated tuna fish in 7 spices Clóchinas Valencian mussels Stuffed Piquillo red pepper Brandada de Bacalao (cod brandada) Grilled calamari Sirloin from specially reared cattle, served in chunks with green garlic shoots Traditional Valencian orange-based...

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