The latest from the Iberian Peninsula ... Entertainment News & Views ... Pastry Chef Jordí Roca and the former partner of Ferrán Adriá, Juli Soler, had been members of a judging panel on the works of an up and coming Chef, Cayetano Gómez who is the Head Chef at his Restaurant Casablanca ... they were taste tasting at Casablanca Workshop located in southeast Spain, in the province of Murcia, south of Alicante City ... The best combinations included the chef and the sommelier La IV Copa Jérez ( Jérez de La Frontera, Cádiz, Andalusia Designation of Origin ) ... The dishes included: Leg of lamb glazed with toasted creamed almonds, Cacao sherbert filled with coffee beans, creamed dates and peppermint ... 2 Michelin star chef of Denmark´s Kiin Kiin, Belgian Jacques Marit with one Michelin, Colorado´s up and coming chef of The Broadmor and One Michelin Star Chef of La Rive in Amsterdam ... The use of Jérez de La Frontera wines and brandies are on the rise ... Cool to have some new faces with their interpretation of the product ... Restaurant Aynaelda - located in Madrid, is dedicated to the homage of over 25 varieties of rice ... Through the 15th of October, Aynaelda is offering a Rice tasting carte at 35 Euros per person ... This is not only paella, the well known traditional Valencian shellfish, seafood and saffron rice dish ... Joaquin Felipe, Sergi Arola and many top name chefs have designed the taster´s carte ... Imanol Arias, well known actor and writer and French speaking actor writer Juan Echanove have just come out with their latest book called A COUNTRY FOR EATING and in Spanish: UN PAÍS PARA COMERSELO ... This team of experienced gents travel around the Iberian Peninusla exploring the intricate corners and products of each of the specific relatively unknown villages and hamlets ... There is a t.v. show too ... Now as I turn to Barcelonés Chef Paco Pérez with 3 Michelin stars and owner of Enoteca Pérez in Barcelona, he will be going hamburgesería trendy in heart of Berlin before Christmas time with his new venue.