CHEF Maria Jose San Roman – who has a Michelin star at her restaurant, Monastrell, in Alicante – will be cooking in Scotland as part of the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.
Her film, Time for olive oil: the essence of sustainabilityTo be shown at the French Institute in Edinburgh on 6 October.
She then serves tapas featuring olive oil.
Her menu is:
- Cornbread with three varieties of extra virgin olive oil;
- Beetroot and Tomato Gazpacho;
- Veggie Morcilla on Coca Bread;
- Mussels escabeche style;
- Smoked Aubergine and Iberian Sausage Tartare;
- cod rice;
- Turrón de Jijona, a Spanish soft nougat.
Fionn, an Edinburgh-based wine agency founded last year by Vera Sabotari and Miguel Crunia, will serve Mediterranean wines with the dishes.
Her film makes a selection of 22 films at this year’s festival, which runs from October 1 to November 4.
As well as screening films in Edinburgh, the festival will also screen films in Glasgow and Stirling.
Marian Arechaga, director of the Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival, said: “The past few years have been challenging for the film and cultural industry.
“We are delighted to be back in cinemas and make our festival a place to share experiences together.
“The festival highlights the best in Spanish cinema and TV and we are thrilled to showcase bold and exciting works from a broad spectrum of talent.”
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