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Continued: Stirring experience at Barcelona cooking school

  • Article by: TRACEY TEO , Special to the Star Tribune
  • Last update: September 20, 2013 - 2:26 PM

We were completely dazzled by the novel sights and smells.

As Doniz purchased a bag of mussels from a seafood vendor, he pointed out a pile of crustaceans that looked like they belonged in a sci-fi movie: barnacles. No, not the kind you scrape off a boat. This tasty variety is a delicacy often served at Christmas.

Doniz is passionate about sharing the gastronomic delights of Catalonia, and he hopes that his students find the same pleasure in their home kitchens as they do in his.

“To me, the kitchen is heaven,” Doniz says. “A place to relax, socialize and share.”

While he’s forever looking over someone’s shoulder giving cooking instructions, he says the most important thing is to “Cook with love.”


Tracey Teo is an Indiana-based travel writer.


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