Goldring Travel's 2017 Culinary & Cultural (Food & Wine) Cruise - Part III (Cadiz and Portimao : Sherry, Cocktails, Cheese...and a Mixology Competition!) - Travels Blogs

Goldring Travel's 2017 Culinary & Cultural (Food & Wine) Cruise - Part III (Cadiz and Portimao : Sherry, Cocktails, Cheese...and a Mixology Competition!)



The Goldring Travel 2017 Culinary & Cultural Cruise aboard the Seabourn Encore continued with a well needed, less chaotic, pace after our day in Tangier, Morocco with our arrival into Cadiz, Spain.

I took a walk around Cadiz, where I have been before, wandering the streets until I came upon the local market, which has been rebuilt into a fairly modern affair.  It was extremely interesting from a culinary standpoint, but lacked the cultural flavor I remembered.

With Cadiz having access to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Straits of Gibraltar the variety of fish and shellfish was amazing.

I also watched a man who scooped and bagged olives with great flare and a smirk just screaming, ?Yes, I know I am that good?.  And then I saw some pickled garlic and had to get some.  I would note that the olives in Spain are so much more flavorful and far less salty than the ones we have in the United States.  And the same can be said for its hams and other cured meat.
And you know I picked up some local cheese...including an amazing blue cheese.

I then saw a big plate of fried boquerones (anchovies).  It quickly became my lunch?along with a local beer.  They were delicious, but there were so many and were so large that there was no way I could finish them.  But as a 4 Euro lunch, it was fantastic.
Boquerones (Anchovies)...Really big ones!It was then back to the ship to prepare for another Private Goldring Travel Event, possible only because the Se...
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