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Published: 06/21/2012
CONTACT(s):
Milly Castaneda-Ledwith/Cristina Rodríguez 505-724-4777 prensa.albuquerque@cervantes.es Instituto Cervantes

Spanish Food Tasting & Book presentation: "España: Exploring the flavors of Spain" by James Campbell. Celebrating the Spanish Day.

June 23, at 2:30 pm at Instituto Cervantes
Pete V. Domenici Education Center at National Hispanic Cultural Center

The Spanish language is shared by more than 500 million people and that number is growing. Instituto Cervantes wants to celebrate this fact with the presentation of a new book “España: Exploring the Flavors of Spain” written by La Boca Chef Owner James Campbell Caruso, on June 23 at 2:30pm.

Published by Gibbs Smith Publishing, this book covers a gamut of traditional Spanish dishes as well as some more modern interpretations, exemplifying the exuberance of modern Spanish cuisine. The book includes tapas, soups, entrees, and desserts, as well as a primer on essential Spanish ingredients. Beautifully illustrated by local photographer Doug Merriam, the book is a treat for the eyes as well as the mouth.

Grilled eggplant with melted manchego, capers and saffron honey. Sea scallops with orange-parsnip puree and hazelnut butter. Morcilla with mushrooms, spring peas, and mint oil. These are just a few of the recipes to be found in España: Exploring the Flavors of Spain, the newest cookbook by La Boca Chef/Owner James Campbell Caruso.

If you would like to learn more about Spanish food, this is a great opportunity to discover the delicious and heavenly cuisine of Spain.

Please RSVP to 505-724-4777 by June 21th.
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