Posted in February 2012

TASTING MENU, Cinc Sentits, Eixample, Barcelona

02-29-12 (Here it is, folks… Might not be El Bulli, but hardly Burger King…)

Marcona Almonds, Sobrassada and Honey Batons, Gordal Olives

Maple Syrup, Cava Sabayon, and Rock Salt Shooter

Butternut Squash Soup with crushed Carquinyoli Cookies, Pumpkin Seeds, and Fresh Ground Spices

Foie Gras Crème Brûlée-style, Chive Arrop, Glazed Leeks

“Chestnut Velvet” with smoked Quail Breast, Coffee, and Black Truffles

Peix Bullit served, as per tradition, in two parts:
Cod, Potato Gratin, Saffron Alloli

Arròs Sec

Pyrenees Beef Cheek, Celery Root Purée, Celery Sobert

Cheese: Bauma Lactica with Honey Jelly, Altejó with Almond Cake, and Tabollet with Bitter Orange Marmalade

Raspberry Sorbet with Pistachio Cake, Pistachio Paste and Vanilla Cream

Dark Chocolate with “Shattered Bread,” Macadamia Nuts, and Olive Oil Ice Cream

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