Discussing: Gastronomy – Food – Feeding [ Tuesday: 5pm ]
Quique Dacosta (@QiqeDacosta), chef and owner of his eponymous 3 Michelin star Spanish restaurant in Dénia, Alicante. Dacosta is one of the new leaders of avant-garde cuisine in Spain and only uses locally-sourced ingredients from within 75 km of his restaurant. Part-chef, part-botanist, Dacosta occupies the same culinary perch as Ferran Adrià and the Roca brothers and is a big name in Spain. Dacosta is an expert on the local vegetation in addition to the cuisine, and is an authority on the use of rice in Spanish cooking as well as being an expert on aloe vera, micro-greens and sprouts.