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Spain... on the Road Again

Spain… on the Road Again is a 2008 PBS food and travel series. The show features Iron Chef Mario Batali, actress Gwyneth Paltrow, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman, and Claudia Bassols (a Spanish actress who speaks six languages). Each episode covers a different region of Spain as the foursome explore the country's culinary traditions and history.

Before the series premiere on PBS (the week of September 20, 2008), Paltrow and Batali promoted their tour and series on the September 17, 2008 episode of Oprah.

Episode list

# Title Locations Air date
101 Tilting Windmills in Castilla la Mancha” Castilla La Mancha & Madrid 20 September
102 “Pilgrimage to Galicia” Galicia 27 September
103 “Coasting Along in Galicia” Galicia   4 October
104 “Landmarks, Legends and the Lap of Luxury” Basque Country 11 October
105 “Basking in Basque Country” Basque Country 18 October
106 “Rockstar Surprise in Catalunya” Catalunya 25 October
107 “From the Sublime to the Surreal” Catalunya   1 November
108 “A Sultan’s View of Andalucía” Andalucía   8 November
109 “Castillian Hog Heaven” Castilla y León 15 November
110 “Gawking at Gaudí and Asturian Adventures” Asturias, Catalunya & Castilla y León 22 November
111 “Island Hopping” Balearic Islands 29 November
112 “Pure Paella Valencia & Madrid   6 December
113 “Madrid and the End of the Road” Madrid 13 December
The 13-episode season will be released on DVD after the episodes finish airing.

Companion book

HarperCollins is publishing a hardcover companion book, Spain… A Culinary Road Trip, written by Batali, Paltrow, and Julia Turshen. (ISBN 978-0-06-156093-4)


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