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on the road Again alongside Mario Batali, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mark Bittman.
In 2009 Bassols filmed a lead role in the The Eagle Path with Jean-Claude Van Damme.
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.
Traveling in pairs (shades of an awkward double-date), Mario and Gwyneth visit chef Alfred Muñoz while Mark and Claudia check out an artisanal Manchego factory, working on Bittman's pitiful Spanish the whole way.
In a scenic outdoor spot, Chef Muñoz, one of Castilla la Mancha's top chefs, teaches Mario and Gwyneth how to make saffron-infused rice and a bright red blend of onions, tomatoes, eggplant, and olive oil.
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.
Soon after, they all head southwest of Madrid to Toledo.