About Sasa Mahr-Batuz | Andy Pforzheimer

Sasa Mahr-Batuz and Andy Pforzheimer

Sasa Mahr-Batuz is the co-founder and creative director of Barteca Restaurant Group. A native of Argentina and a former professional tennis player, he has been in the restaurant business for more than 25 years. He opened Barcelona Restaurant and Wine Bar in Norwalk, CT in 1996, an award-winning Spanish tapas restaurant which has now expanded to more than six locations. Andy Pforzheimer has worked as a chef and restaurant developer in France, California, and New York City. He lives in Wilton, CT. The Barcelona Cookbook is their first book together.

Wild Mushrooms with Herbed Cheese Recipe

Wild Mushrooms with Herbed Cheese

A mix of wild mushrooms topped with an herbed cheese filled with parsley, thyme, chives, and garlic makes for a great tapas or starter.

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Calamari a la Plancha Recipe

Calamari a la Plancha

Calamari a la plancha is squid cooked over a very hot plate–in this case, cast iron skillets. This calamari recipes takes all of 20 minutes to make.

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