You can tell the story of who people are by what they eat — stated Colleen Asumendi Fillmore, PhD, RD, LD All who know the Basques know that food is an immensely important aspect of their culture. Colleen Asumendi Fillmore knows this better than most, having studied the dietary culture of the Basques of Boise. […]
I’ve been meaning to share this set of links for a while and just thought I’d “dump” them on you before I either forget or they get outdated. 🙂 Last.fm, an online music station of sorts, has a channel dedicated to Kortatu and similar artists. I haven’t spent a lot of time with it yet, […]
On egin dizuela janak eta kalterik ez edanak… May the food do you good and the drink do you no harm. The Basque Country is known for many things, including gastronomy, sports of strength, the Guggenheim, the basseriak, and so on. But, it is also known for good drink. Two indegenious beverages are txakoli and […]
The other day, my wife and I were in Trader Joe’s and saw this display. As a good ol’ Vasco who loves chorizo (see my previous post), it just felt wrong to see soy chorizo.
(At left, chorizo filler meat.) If you go to any Basque event in the US, one thing you will always find is chorizo. In Boise, instead of hotdog vendors, they sell chorizo on the street corners. And there are a number of meat packers that mass produce Basque-style chorizo. But, in my opinion, nothing beats […]