Chef Pablo and I Share Lunch

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The exquisite and unforgettable Chef Pablo and I shared lunch under the ebb and tide decorative influences of La Galerna: White Wine: Rias Baixas refreshing Terras Gaudas 2010 Ceviche of Crevettes Steak Tartar served with Cassava Chips The grilled Red Tuna (to perfection) The Ray Fish & French Violet Potatoes 1st Dessert: Macademia in all […]

Face to Face with Chef Pablo

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Mar: Tell us about your culinary philosophy? Chef Pablo: As a restaurateur and working Chef, a place where my wife Ana and I want to go. Dynamic. Traditional Spanish combining evolutionary market, however, our signature favorites with international touches. For example: Ceviche which is Peruvian however, with Galician crevettes (carabineros) and Steak Tartar served with Cassava chips […]

Rubaiyat’s Feijoada

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RUBAIYAT’s FEIJOADA (CAN BE ENJOYED IN MADRID, RIO DE JANIERO & SAO PAULO) 1 kilo of black turtle beans or pinto beans ( often called Alubias ) or white Cannelli beans ( NOTE: In Northwest Portugal Feijoada is made with white beans, in the Northeast it is made with red kidney beans and each family […]

Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe

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Broken ice ( NOT crushed ) Sugar cane Lime cut in varying sizes without seeds, squeezed by hand 1 Shot Top quality Brazilian Aguardiente called Cachaca Liquor *** This should be served before the Feijoada to open up the palate  

The Guardians of Spanish Heritage – The Parador Hotels

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Sweet Dreams Are Made Of These Since 1928, the Spanish government at the initiative of Marqués Vega Inclán, King Alfonso XIII  opened the first Hotel Parador of Tourism in the heart of the Gredos Mountain range in Navarredonda de Gredos, Ávila.  For the last 82 years, the Parador Hotel Network has been rescuing ancient hilltop […]

Monastic Splendour On The Silver Route

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Ancient Architectural Gems Ages before the construction of this majestic monastery, monks were already residing behind the Parish church of San Miguel in what was once called The Santo Domingo Viejo. The community’s relocation to the new monastery took place while Fray Alfonso Maldonado was friar in 1477. Historians have traditionally attributed their sacred miracles […]

Fabled Castle Dropt From Heaven

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Located in the county of La Vera, Cáceres, snuggly nestled in the Gredos Mountain Range, the XV century restored castle of Emperor Carlos V, the royal gem of the Renaissance awaits you. Emperor Carlos V was the most powerful man in the world during his reign and resided in this historic 15th century castle for […]