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36. Gerry Dawes's Spain: An Insider's Guide to Spanish Food, Wine, Culture and Travel

"My good friend Gerry Dawes, the unbridled Spanish food and wine enthusiast cum expert whose writing, photography, and countless crisscrossings of the peninsula have done the most to introduce Americans—and especially American food professionals—to my country's culinary life. . .” - - Chef-restaurateur-humanitarian José Andrés, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and Oscar Presenter 2019; Chef-partner of Mercado Little Spain at Hudson Yards, New York 2019


Canary Islands Seafood - Fish Available in the Markets of Las Islas Canarias

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Sargos, white sea bream, Senegal. 
(Note: Since the water is so deep right off these volcanic islands, 
many of the fish are caught in the shallower waters of the African coast.)
All photographs by Gerry Dawes © 2009. Use of photos prohibited without written permission.

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About Writer-Photographer 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. His articles and photographs have appeared in scores of publications .

Trailer filmed in Valencia and Alicante for a proposed reality television
series on wine, gastronomy, culture and travel in Spain.


  1. Exclellent blog Gerry, please keep these fine articles coming.

  2. Many thanks, Gary, your comment is much appreciated.


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