Wine and Tapas Reception at La Tienda

March 14, 218 - 5-7 pm

La Tienda Tapas Bar & Market - 1325 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185

La Tienda welcomes cookbook author and culinary adventurer Yosmar Martinez for a wine and tapas reception. Her new cookbook, TASTES OF THE CAMINO, celebrates the cuisine of the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in northern Spain. She will be signing copies at the reception.

Yosmar is also leading a special trip across Spain this fall, in partnership with The College of William and Mary Alumni Association. A small group will journey and taste their way along the route of one of the most important Christian pilgrimages of the Middle Ages during a combined gastronomical walking and coach tour of the Way of St. James from Leon to Santiago de Compostela. Yosmar will share details of the trip and an opportunity for you to sign up for the adventure! Learn more..

This reception is free and open to the public! Please reserve your place as there is limited space for the reception.

Tastes of Spain with Yosmar Martinez

April 9, 2018 -  6 - 9 pm

Back to the Table Cooking School - Lafayette, CA

The best cookbooks aren’t just about cooking – they also bring together culinary passion and exploration. That description perfectly sums up Yosmar Martinez’s exquisite Tastes of the Camino. Focusing on foods along an ancient pilgrimage route in northern Spain, the book reveals the luscious, amazing dishes of a food-rich region.  Join Yosmar’s hands-on class and savor some of her favorites.  


  • Aceitunas al Horno (Baked Olives)
  • Pan con Tomate y Jamón Serrano (Toasted bread with Tomato and Serrano ham)
  • Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp)
  • Poulet a la Basque (Basque Chicken)
  • Tarta de Santiago (St. James Almond Cake)

The book will be available for purchase after the class.

For more details and to register, please click here.

Tastes of the Camino with yosmar martinez

April 10, 2018 - 6:30 p.m.

Draeger's Cooking School - Menlo Park, CA

Demonstration class

Learn the history, culture and cuisine revealed along the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, an ancient pilgrimage route in northern Spain.
Pan con Tomate (Toasted bread with tomato and serrano ham)
Sopa de Ajo (Hearty Garlic Soup)
Fideuá (Noodle paella with mixed seafood and aioli)
Tarta de Santiago (St. James Almond Cake)

For more details and to register, please click here.

Flavors and footsteps of the way of St. James Tour

September 29 - October 13, 2018

Join a walking and gastronomical tour of the Camino led by Yosmar Martinez and put on by the alumni office of the College of William and Mary. The tour,  will take place form September 29th to October 13th, 2018. In addition to walking the Camino from Leon to Santiago, you will also get to taste many of the regional delights that served as inspiration for Tastes of the Camino.  You do not need to be affiliated with the College of William and Mary to participate in the tour. It is open to everybody who has the wanderlust and appetite for the Camino and all its deliciousness! For more information on this tour, please click here.

put on the Apron Cooking program

Would you like to take a hands-on, personalized class with Yosmar?  Then join Whisk&Spatula's Put on the Apron cooking program. Please provide your information below and we will contact you to customize your program, set a time & begin your journey.

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