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An Interactive Cooking Show to Discover the Flavors of Andalucia, Spain

An Interactive Cooking Show to Discover the Flavors of Andalucia, Spain Wednesday, September 10, 7pm-9pm – Miami Culinary Institute, 415 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami

The Tourism Office of Spain in Miami, Extenda USA which is trade promotion agency of Andalusia, and Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach hosted an interactive cooking show at the Miami Culinary Institute for culinary experts, and food lovers. The culinary show was conducted by renowned Executive Chef Jonathan Lane of Traymore Restaurant and Bar at Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach as part of culinary series from Spain presenting the latest trends in flavors and Mediterranean cuisine using main products from Spain that make the forefront of the culinary and dining experience, raising awareness of their versatility.

Guests participated in extra virgin olive oil tasting by La Española, a master class of carving and tasting of a 100% Pure Iberico Ham by 5 Jotas (Osborne), the making of traditional and innovative recipes by using, among others, delicatessen sweet and salty olive oil tortas by Ines Rosales. Dishes were paired with La Gitana Hidalgo Wines, Dry Sherry by La Gitana Manzanilla, Sherry Cream by Alamenda, and desert wine by Triana Triana Pedro Ximenez. The menu consisted of passed canapes including Ines Rosales Salted Tortas, cheese, Quince paired with Agusti Torello Reserva Cava and Spherical Olives. Three different types of appetizers were served: Pan con Tomate, Olive Oil, Spanish 5 Jotas Iberico Ham paired with La Gitana Manzanilla; Olive Oil cured Tuna, Anchovies and Olievies paired with Savignon Blanc, Los Aljibes; Octopus, Salsa Verde, Olives, Potato paired with Vina Real Crianza, Bodegas Cune. As dessert were served delicious Ines Rosales Sweet Orange Tortas, Celery Sorbet paired with Alameda Cream, Bodegas Hidalgo.

Cuisine as an artistic creation to delight the senses –this is the way gastronomy is seen in Spain. A range of five-star culinary attractions offering a world of tastes, presentation, aroma, textures, color… Dishes by chefs such as Adrià, Arzak, Berasategui, Ruscalleda, Santamaría, Subijana and Roca have placed Spain at the forefront of international haute cuisine. A number of restaurants in Spain have been distinguished for their outstanding quality and creativity. Throughout the country there are about 170 Michelin-starred establishments, eight of which have been awarded the maximum distinction.