A Late Dinner

Jonathan Firth reads from Paul Richardson's account of his travels around Spain to discover the country's gastronomic secrets, abridged by Katrin Williams.

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Paul recalls the carefree days of student travel when food was shared.

Years later, he heads off for the perfect paella.

Paul Richardson combines travel with Spain's culinary delights.

Read by Jonathan Firth.

Paul Richardson combines travel with Spain's culinary delights and enjoys mouth-watering food in Ibiza.

The writer combines travel with Spain's culinary delights and enjoys mouth-watering food in Ibiza.

The writer combines travel with Spain's culinary delights.

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El Bulli in Roses, on the Costa Brava, is one of the world's most famous restaurants, with 32 courses and an extraordinary range of surprising flavours.

Paul Richardson's long drive to a restaurant takes him to a place of mystery and magic.

Paul Richardson's long drive to an exclusive restaurant takes him to a place of mystery and magic.

Read by Jonathan Firth.

The writer's long drive to an exclusive restaurant takes him to a place of mystery and magic.

The writer's drive to an exclusive restaurant takes him to a place of mystery and magic.

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The rituals of cider drinking are forgotten as Paul encounters five great cheeses, including the extraordinary Gamonedo.

Paul Richardson visits Asturias, a happy hunting ground for both cheese and cider lovers.

Paul Richardson visits Asturias, a happy hunting ground for both cheese enthusiasts and cider lovers.

Read by Jonathan Firth.

The writer visits Asturias - a happy hunting ground for both cheese enthusiasts and cider lovers.

The writer visits Asturias - a happy hunting ground for both cheese and cider lovers.

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Paul discovers some extraordinary olive oil, the applications for which extend beyond the kitchen.

Paul Richardson's goes to Andalusia, home to a third of Spain's 220 million olive trees.

Paul Richardson's culinary tour hits Andalusia, home to a third of Spain's 220 million olive trees.

Read by Jonathan Firth.

The writer's culinary tour hits Andalusia - home to a third of Spain's 220 million olive trees.

The writer's tour hits Andalusia, home to a third of Spain's 220 million olive trees.

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Paul visits Barcelona's renowned market and enjoys the rituals of tapas afterwards.

The last stop on Paul Richardson's gastronomic tour of Spain is a market in Barcelona.

The last stop on Paul Richardson's gastronomic travelogue of Spain is a bustling market in Barcelona.

Read by Jonathan Firth.

The last stop on the writer's gastronomic travelogue of Spain is a bustling market in Barcelona.

The last stop on the writer's gastronomic tour of Spain is a bustling market in Barcelona.