basque

Recipe

Garlic and Salt Cod Soup

Our favorite part of this dish? Stirring in that egg yolk right before digging in.
Alex Raij
12.23.17
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This Garlic and Salt Cod Soup Is an Umami Dream

This soup from chef and restaurateur Alex Raij of El Quinto Pino, Txikito, and La Vara is a true umami bomb.
Munchies Staff
12.8.17
appetizer

Red Pepper Pintxo

This is not a very difficult recipe, but it depends on having excellent preserved ingredients from Spain.
L’Union Artesana
5.8.17
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The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
4.7.17
Dirty Work

Dirty Work: Basque-ing in the Garden with Alex Raij

Txikito's chef Alex Raij stopped by the MUNCHIES garden to whip up a menu of garlic soup with salted cod, a whole trout pan-seared in olive oil, and tender lettuce dressed with tuna and anchovies.
Matthew Zuras
5.13.16
Cheese

The Pyrenees Is a Wonderland of Sheep and Cheese

Big corporations making Istara or Petit Basque want to sell you the vibe of the Pyrenees, but I call BS. It’s like the difference between Audrey Hepburn and Kim Kardashian.
Charlotte Kamin
6.17.15
Recipe

Hake Kokotxas Al Pil Pil Recipe

This simple and tasty recipe for kokotxas—essentially fish throats, for the unfamiliar—comes from Michelin-starred chef Dani López.
Dani López
2.13.15
Spain

MUNCHIES Guide to the Basque Country - Part 3

Watch as Irene cuddles baby piglets (then eats their relatives' bacon), gets tipsy at a 500-year-old cider house, and chomps her way through two pounds of chuleta steak.
Irene Peralta
2.12.15
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The Bacon-Obsessed Will Want to Make Smoky Love to This Dish

We know that bacon reached maximum cultural oversaturation. But it's time to forgive. Fall in love—or should we say <i>amor</i>—with bacon again.
Munchies Staff
2.11.15
Spain

MUNCHIES Guide to the Basque Country - Part 1

In the first episode of the MUNCHIES Guide to the Basque Country, Irene starts with a traditional feast at Basque institution Txokos, then meets food wizard Eneko Atxa of Azurmendi.
Irene Peralta
2.10.15
barcelona

How a Tiny Spanish Town Helped Its Soccer Team Beat a Rigged System

Eibar is a humble team that somehow made it to La Liga, Spain's top soccer league. The story of how they pulled that off is incredible.
Colin McGowan
1.22.15
soccer

Athletic Bilbao Is Basques Only and It's Working

Athletic Bilbao fields a team of Basque players only and is in the UEFA Champions League. How in the hell did they pull this off?
Patrick Redford
9.2.14