"Armonías Trasgresoras," a lively give-and-take involving several of Spain's top chefs and Italy super-star, Carlo Cracco. The forum, in which the moderators, José Carlos Capel and CineGourland Director, Pepe Barrena, was one of the highlights of Madrid Fusión 2009. Photograph by Gerry Dawes ©2009.
Joan Roca's re-constructed beet with edible "dirt," a dish he was asked to defend during the "Armonías Trasgresoras" debate at Madrid Fusión 2009. Photograph by Gerry Dawes ©2009.
The high point of CineGourLand will be a dinner celebrating Los Premios “Cinéfilos y Gourmets” (Cinephiles & Gourmets Awards), which will be given to movie actors, directors, chefs, writers and journalists who have shown passion for both films and gastronomy (past recipients have included Geraldine Chaplin).
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About Gerry Dawes
Gerry Dawes was awarded Spain's prestigious Premio Nacional de Gastronomía (National Gastronomy Award) in 2003. He writes and speaks frequently on Spanish wine and gastronomy and leads gastronomy, wine and cultural tours to Spain. He was a finalist for the 2001 James Beard Foundation's Journalism Award for Best Magazine Writing on Wine.
Mr. Dawes is currently working on a reality television
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