You know you’re at home in País Vasco when the owner shuts down for the night, but invites you inside anyway for jamón y txakolí… Continue reading
Don’t forget to cross your T’s and cross your X’s. I’m talking Txakolí.
I’d been looking forward to SS Gastronómika for years…
and for good reason.
Last week we catered the Sammic 50th Anniversary dinner for 30 people. We coordinated with Martín on a Basque menu, which unfortunately I have no photographic evidence of because I was busy cooking on the line…but I did manage to get a photo of the bubbly brindis (toast) at the end of the night:
Despite the rain in Spain that [doesn’t] remain only in the plains, we got up early and again we found ourselves along the narrow, dirt roads of Basque country, bumpity bumpity, this time en route to the txakolí bodega, Rezabal, in Guetaria. It’s never too early in País Vasco to drink txakolí.