This week on A Taste of the Past, host Linda Pelaccio is joined in the studio by Chef Alex Raij.

Alex Raij and her husband Eder Montero are chefs and owners of Txikito, a love letter to the Basque country in Spain – a region whose cuisine is distinguished by excellence and simplicity in both ingredients and techniques. She is also the co-author, along with Montero, of The Basque Book: A Love Letter in Recipes from the Kitchen of Txikito.

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“A lot of other cultures that were considered so successful are gone, and the Basques persist.” [35:45] – Alex Raij