Oysters With Distilled Earth

El Celler de Can Roca
Chef: Joan Roca
Country: Spain
City: 17007 Girona
Address: Ctra. Taiala, 40.

The creative ability of the Roca brothers – Joan, Jordi and Josep – is beyond any doubt. The sheer number of awards for The Best Artistic Dishes obtained in recent years is sufficient testimony. They have received seven already, a number equaled by Martín Berasategui and exceeded only by Ferran Adrià, from “El Bulli”. Let’s recall the earlier achievements: the hot foie gras with lychees, rose petals and Gewürztraminer sorbet; the velouté of shellfish, fennel, tomato, sea urchin and caviar; the squab liver parfait with juniper, Bristol Cream, hazelnuts and orange; the Trésor...