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Porrusalda and other Basque soups and stews

Porrusalda - Leek Soup

Nancy Zubiri
April 9, 2020
Filed under Culture, Food, Recipes

Most dinners at the traditional Basque family-style restaurants start with soup. Here is a list of Basque soup recipes.

Basque Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is the first course at Basque family style restaurants.

April 9, 2020
Filed under Culture, Food, Recipes

Most dinners at the traditional Basque family-style restaurants start with soup. Typically, this first course consists of a simple vegetable soup. Yvonne Etcheveste, former owner of the Chateau Basque in Bakersfield and my cousin, shared her version of Basque vegetable soup for my book, Travel Guide to Basque America. A recent attempt of the recipe turned out a delicious version. This soup produces a large pot of soup, so cut recipe in half if you want a bit less. Or make it,...

An Artist’s Favorite Basque Books

An Artist's Favorite Basque Books

Nancy Zubiri, Editor
July 6, 2019
Filed under Basque Country, Culture, History, People, Salt Lake City, U.S. Communities

Basque-American artist Bob Ithurralde has an impressive collection of books about the Basque people and their culture in the library of his Salt Lake City home. But for this painting, which was part of an exhibit at the Northeastern Nevada Museum, he chose to paint seven of his favorites on a shelf.

Top Basque Cookbooks in English

Many Basque cookbooks have been published over the years.

Nancy Zubiri, Editor
September 30, 2018
Filed under Culture, Food, Recipes

Read our reviews of popular Basque cookbooks published over the years. Buy one today.

Anthony Bourdain: Champion of Basque culture and cuisine

Anthony Bourdain in San Sebastian, with Elena and Juan Mari Arzak and Gabriella Rinelli

June 12, 2018
Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Food, Recipes, Videos

Anthony Bourdain lauded the Basque Country for having “the most awesome food scene in Europe.”

Udaleku 2015 – Basque summer camp is popular

Txistu teacher Eneko Espino teaches at Udaleku for the sixth time.

July 3, 2015
Filed under Culture, Dance, Food, Handball, Language, Links, Mus, People, San Francisco, Showcase

The Basque cultural camp Udaleku is held in the San Francisco area every four years, and this is the largest group they’ve ever had.

Recipes for Basque beans

Basque beans. Photo by Euskal Kazeta

Nancy Zubiri, Editor
June 16, 2014
Filed under Food, Links, Recipes

Here are some of the best recipes for Basque beans from the web.

Piperade Basque Restaurant Celebrates 10 years

Robert Lopez, Writer
September 4, 2012
Filed under Culture, Food, People, San Francisco

Piperade, a San Francisco restaurant owned by renowned Basque chef Gerald Hirigoyen, is celebrating 10 years years in business

New Basque Restaurants to Open in San Francisco, Shell Beach

January 20, 2012
Filed under Culture, Food, Links, San Francisco

Update: Alphy's closed in 2013. Two new Basque restaurants in California are scheduled to be opened in San Francisco and Shell Beach. In San Francisco, Bask is expected to start operating within several weeks in an area near North Beach and the Financial District. It will be the latest Basque-them...

Celebrating Basque Food in Seattle

January 14, 2010
Filed under Culture, Food, People, Recipes, Seattle

Renowned Chef Joseba Jimenez de Jimenez will be teaching Basque cooking classes in Seattle later this month and again in February. On top of that, the Seattle Basque Club will be celebrating Basque cooking at its 3rd-annual Tamborrada Fiesta Wednesday Jan. 20. The event will be held at Txori restaurant f...

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