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4 09, 2011

Mamma Parla's White Bean Salad

2017-02-17T15:26:06+01:00September 4th, 2011|Categories: Food & Wine, Guest Post, Mamma Parla, Recipes|12 Comments

Today’s blog post comes from Parla Food’s obligatory biggest fan, Mamma Parla. She is an incredible cook, with tons of restaurant and catering experience behind her. Now she cooks mostly for friends and family–and does cooking demonstrations for the Slow Food Central […]

14 07, 2011

Basque Country, The Highlights

2017-02-17T15:26:36+01:00July 14th, 2011|Categories: Basque Country, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Mamma Parla, Restaurants, Spain, Travel|10 Comments

Well I don’t even know where to start. The trip through Basque Country was phenomenal. Thank you so much for sending me there! And thanks to everyone for your advice and comments along the way. The biggest thank you goes out to Mamma Parla who was so calm even though I […]

9 07, 2011

Driving the Basque Coast

2017-02-17T15:26:43+01:00July 9th, 2011|Categories: Basque Country, Culture, Food & Wine, Mamma Parla, Spain, Travel|2 Comments

Getaria moments before a storm. After a few days in Donostia-San Sebastián, we gathered all the advice we had received from readers, laid out the map, and decided to drive the Basque coast from east to west. We had taken the (quicker) internal road on the previous leg of the journey and missed out on [...]

30 06, 2011

Gateway to Basque Country: Gasteiz

2017-02-17T15:26:56+01:00June 30th, 2011|Categories: Basque Country, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Mamma Parla, Restaurants, Spain|2 Comments

Modernity meets the middle ages in the old quarter. Two weeks in Basque country are underway and, as I expected, I quickly realized that 14 days are barely enough to comprehend Bilbao, much less the region. How do I do it all? Fit it all in? Eat everything I desire? Well, I can’t. And, frankly, [...]