Category Archives: Wine
The day burned bright and hot; I sniffed the purple grapes ripening in fields cultivated by Ilarria and Brana wineries. Could I sample the wine at dinner in St.-Jean-Pied-de-Port? Vineyards exuded steamy scent from the grapes nearly bursting their skin. … Continue reading
Upcoming Pyrenees Pilgrimage event on Thursday, May 12, 2010 – http://www.takeaclass.org/store/index.php?main_page=product_class_info&products_id=493 This adult education center is near Dupont Circle in downtown Washington DC. There will be Basque food, wine tasting and discussion. Meet other travelers!
Try this Basque recipe for fava beans. Preparing favas is labor intensive, but the taste of these beans is worth the effort. To the left, shelled parboiled fava beans (the yellow beans in the glass bowl) are ready for cooking. The … Continue reading