Pura Brasa: Charcoal grilled Spanish Food for the Family!
How time flies! It's been over 2 years since I was running across the dehesa in Extramadura chasing the acorn fed Iberian pig, and over 6 years since I was introduced to the jamon Iberico de bellota at the now defunct Santi restaurant!
I got my first taste of the Jamon Iberico de Bellota back in April 2011 at the now defunct Santi restuarant. At that time, the AVA had just approved of its importation from Spain. It was one of those moments of epiphany which every pilgrim of gastronomy is searching for. The Jamon Iberico was presented very […]
One of the best things about my trip to Madrid was its sense of history. Spanish people like things the way they are, so there are many quaint old restaurants in Madrid which have changed little in centuries. It is not surprising then, that the world’s oldest restaurant listed in the Guinness book of World […]
This restaurant is closed I never had the chance of eating at El Bulli. Never even come close. It’s too bad because it would have been on my bucket list if they were still in operation. I am sure I am not alone. After all, only 8000 people get to dine at El Bulli every […]
The Knolls: Surprisingly Casual for an Ultra Luxurious Hotel
Yes, it is getting a bit crowded in Singapore. It seems that there are people everywhere, so much so that sometimes I feel that it is almost impossible to find a place where there is no one around. Lately I have been learning to embrace the silence. Silence is a precious commodity in today’s world. […]
I think the Tapas concept works very well in Singapore. We are used to eating dim sum, so small plates of tasty titbits is a very communal affair that most of us are familiar with. But the problem with such things is that there is always a tendency to deviate from purely Spanish food to […]
The latest culinary trend in town and indeed around the world is undoubtedly Spanish cuisine. In the last few years, its refreshing to see many Spanish eateries opening up here in a market saturated with Italian eateries. I have yet to really venture into Spanish cuisine but with this post, it is now official that […]