Soon after, they all head southwest of Madrid to Toledo.
Mark can't match Claudia's genuine enthusiasm and looks somewhat bored throughout, even admitting "I've done this, like, fifty times." But when it comes time to taste the final product, both agree it is the country's finest cheese offering-the Parmigiano-Reggiano of Spain.
I just finished watching the first episode of “Spain…on the Road Again.” It’s on PBS (love it), and features chef Mario Batali, food writer Mark Bittman, and actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Claudia Bassols. Bittman and Claudia conversations = creepy and boring. Sorry, guys, I know you know your way around a kitchen; and Mario, I’ve eaten at Babbo and it was indeed a religious experience – but Tony Bourdain has the foodie guy’s-guy niche all sewn up, and you two are no Ewan Mc Gregor and Charley Boorman when it comes to road tripping.
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This show was completely ruined by lack of writing and a terrible chemistry between the four hosts.
None of them were worth anything, at least not together.In 2009, Sam landed the role as semi-regular Scott Nielson the boyfriend of Nurse Cherry Malone and secret drug dealer in the BBC soap opera, Doctors.Sam is currently playing Tennent’s Lager creator Hugh Tennent in a series of adverts.Mario and Gwyneth spent a good amount of time in Spain as teenagers and Claudia Bassols is a native of Barcelona, so it would seem that poor Manhattanite Mark Bittman is the odd man out, but he's traveled extensively in Spain (even more than Claudia, as she later admits). You can see Gwyneth mentally calculating the calories with every bite. visit to the Madrid fish market to take in an amazing array of sea life including a fierce-looking 60 pound eel and a massive tuna being hacked up by a fishmonger with a knife wider than Mario's neck.None of them seemed to mesh with the Spanish people they met along the way; it was as if they were just the hired help for the four stars.