It's actually the original fusion cuisine, creatively using vibrant ingredients and fed by a cultural heritage that includes not only the obvious (Spanish and indigenous) but also immigration from China, Japan, Africa, the Middle East, Italy and other European countries.
For two days, many of the world's most famous chefs gathered in Copenhagen for the second edition of the MAD Symposium.
The legacy of El Bulli is liberation: the freedom for chefs to follow their imaginations and passions. It taught -- forced -- chefs to attend to the science of cooking.
The joy of eating can be lost without the sensations of recognition and reassurance that can generate pleasure.