Mago Markets & Meals – Still Working on it

Beautiful fresh fish in the Metz marketUsing MagoGuide you have worked hard to transform yourself from a tourist into a traveler. Now you are in a new city, have rented a place with a workable kitchen for a couple of weeks, and you are ready to hit the neighborhood market and start cooking like a local. What do you do next?

In our upcoming book “Mago Markets & Meals,” each chapter takes you to markets throughout US and Western Europe, providing advice that is based on the unique culture and content of each market region. Calling on our first hand experience and using a series of stories and Mago Tips, we will help you avoid our mistakes, take advantage of our strokes of genius, and in general plan, buy, and cook a great meal using the best ingredients found in these markets.

Veggies in Santa Caterina, BarcelonaAre you in Barcelona? Then avoid the touristy La Boqueria market off the Ramblas and shop with the locals at Santa Catarina or Sant Antoni markets. Are you in Portland in the dead of winter? Don’t despair. The Portland State University market is open every Saturday summer or winter. Find yourself in the wilds of Northwest Montana in the early fall? Then get a upland game bird license and shop the wide open market of mother nature for grouse. Perhaps that is a bit extreme, but it makes for interesting reading.

Lasagna with Bolognese SauceAnd there is more. We provide a series of recipes that take advantage of the ingredients we found in these markets. Impress your friends and family by making Lasagna with Bolognese Sauce, including instructions on how to make your own lasagna noodles. You’ll learn how to make savory Huckleberry Ketchup to go with your Roast Grouse. And, of course, Morgan’s famous Barcelona Sarsuela Mago.

So check back with MagoGuide.net for the release date of our Mago Markets and Meals.

If you would like us to send you an email when it’s available, fill out the form below. We would be more than happy to let you know. In the meantime, watch out for the publication of selected recipes posted on MagoGuide periodically.



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Patti Hart

Patti has been traveling the world with Morgan since 1974 and loving every minute of it.  She's responsible for the photography and editing on the MagoGuide website as well as making occasional contributions.  Patti also generates the graphics and edits the MagoGuide products (e.g., the Mago Scrolls).  She recently built and published the iPhone and iPad application for MagoGuide. Finally, she is responsible for this website including code that tailors the content to what readers are interested in seeing.  In other words, a very busy lady.

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