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What's the Gastro-Botanica? | IbizaFoodie

What’s the Gastro-Botanica?

Gastro-Botnica is the art of recovering different vegetables varieties unknown and use it while cooking. It helps to improve investigation on organic farming.

You don’t need to travel that far to discover new spices, in Spain we’re working on this new trend. You’ll find vegetables such as fresh dates, ancestral citrus, desert vegetables o new tomato varieties.

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

To all the chefs and gourmet restaurantes, the most important is to support agriculture to get fresh products. Without it, they can’t make quality dishes. A good restaurante needs fresh vegetables, fresh fish, fresh meat and fresh milk. We have to work on using authentic flavours in the kitchen, always.

Check out this amazing book about 100 dishes you can cook with gastro-botánica.


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Rodrigo de la calle is one of the precursors of the new cuisine next to Santiago Orts, biologist.

One of the best product of this chef is the Citrus Caviar, from Australia.

Caviar Cítrico

Caviar Cítrico

Also know as vegetable caviar, this small fruit get its name for its flavour and shape. It’s like a lemon but with black pepper taste. You can use it for fish like hake, oysters or seaweed.