Migas con Huevos is a traditional Spanish dish that uses leftover state bread. Watch Jamie Bissonnette, curator of the Spain Box, make it using the products from the Spain Box!
Jamie Bissonnette isn’t a typical chef—and that’s why people love him. In high school, he was a hardcore, fist-slinging punk musician from Hartford, Connecticut who couldn’t find much in the way of good food unless he made it himself. Today, he’s a star tapas chef and an expert in nose-to-tail cuisine. Here, he tells Try The World about how he turned into a chef and what he loves about Spanish cuisine.
Fear not! While this olive oil cake may have many components and steps, the basic recipe actually a lot easier to make than you’d think. Jamie Bissonnette, curator of the Spain Box, serves the full dish at his restaurant, Toro, though the cake is also delicious on its own served with coffee or tea.
Would you ever guess that Jamie Bissonnette, the curator of the Spain Box, used to be a serious vegan but is now a star tapas chef and charcuterie expert? Or that he was obsessed with French cuisine before finding his passion for Spain? Here, we get the inside scoop about the Spain Box chef’s history and how he transitioned from punk rocker to the professional kitchen.
This month, we’re traveling back to Europe and the Iberian Peninsula to discover Spain! A country rich in culture, flavor, and flair, Spain’s best-known dishes are famous for incorporating local ingredients with foreign influences and flavors. Try The World’s Spain Box, curated by Chef Jamie Bissonnette, offers an incredible glimpse into this country’s delicious cuisine.
Thanksgiving celebrates the cooperation of early American cultures through a rich fusion of ingredients and traditions. You too can continue this tradition by cooking with international ingredients from Try The World boxes.