MONOCLE X SPAIN "CULINARY TOUR OF SPAIN" GUIDE LAUNCH
MONOCLE MAGAZINE, IN CONJUCTION WITH THE SPANISH TOURIST OFFICE, HAS LAUNCHED THE NEW COMPEREHENSIVE GUIDE
Monocle Magazine, in conjunction with the Spanish Tourist Office, has just launched the new comprehensive Monocle x Spain “Culinary Tour of Spain” guide, which aims to give readers an insight into. Written by Monocle’s gastronomy experts, the guide explores how to travel Spain discovering its different cuisines– by best produce, up and coming chefs, outstanding restaurants, gastro-markets, and trends.
In celebration of Monocle x Spain guide, a collective of Monocle subscribers, Spanish gastronomic connoisseurs, food and travel industry professionals joined together last night to enjoy an evening of Spanish wine and cuisine at HISPANIA London, in the heart of the city.
The event brought a slice of Spain to London by Michelin star chefs Luis Veira from Arbore da Veira in A Coruña (northern Spain) and Marcos Morán from Casa Gerardo, in Asturias. Both chefs shared their favorite dishes to create a culinary experience as much in the tapas range as in the more formal cuisine.
Luis Veira, surprised guests with “Baby scallops with truffle potato and caviar”, “Fried langoustine with soybeans” and his most famous dessert “The golden ball”, a dessert of white chocolate and passion fruit on coconut powder.
The event was organized by Spain Tourism Board and supported by Brand Spain (Marca España) and Tasting Spain (Saborea España), the association of Spanish gastronomic destinations that makes it easier for international tourist to discover, book and enjoy a wide range of culinary experiences in Spain. Mr.Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros, High Commissioner for Brand Spain, along with H.E. Mr. Federico Trillo-Figueroa and Mr. Tyler Brule, Monocle founder and Editor-in-Chief, attended the event.
In recent years the presence of high quality Spanish food products and wines in the UK market has soared, helped both by the tourist industry and by the growing number of high caliber restaurants serving Spanish cuisine.
The “Culinary Tour of Spain” guide ensures that the best exploration spots are not missed and even the seasoned travellers can find something unique and suited to their taste, from gourmet cuisine to the most traditional products. Read it and don’t miss the abundance of travel tips and advice for exploring Spain!