The Biodiversity Museum of Ibi is hosting from today the exhibition entitled
“Spices. The Universe of Flavor – Espècies. The Universe of Taste”.organized
by the Carmencita Chair of Gastronomic Flavor Studies of the University of Alicante.
The exhibition shows how culinary herbs and spices despite their appearance
insignificant, their small size and the low economic value they have today,
have had great power in influencing our history, since in addition to contributing
character and personality to our dishes, have served as a bargaining chip,
conquest of territories, provoked wars, and transformed our cultures.
The didactic and sensory tour is carried out through six explanatory tables and a
video showing how to cook with spices in a simple, fast and easy way.
The production of the exhibition demonstrates the Chair’s commitment to the
Carmencita of Estudios del Sabor with sustainability, since it is made with
made entirely from recycled cardboard. The exhibition, designed by the Rocamora studio,
design and architecture, has received the award for “best exhibition set-up”.
ephemeral, transportable and itinerant” in the National Awards of Ephemeral Architecture.
“Spices: the Universe of Flavor” curated by Professor Josep Bernabeu, along with
journalist and gastronomic writer Ángeles Ruiz, has toured the country for the first time.
MUA Museum of the University of Alicante, the Auditori Teulada- Moraira, the Centre de
Tourism CDT Marina Alta- Dénia, The City of Alicante University Campus, and
the Library and House of Culture of Guardamar del Segura.
The exhibition has benefited from the scientific advice of the CIBIO and the Estación
Biological and Botanical Garden of Les Torretes.
The exhibition, with free admission, can be visited at the Biodiversity Museum of Ibi.
2021 in the Plaza Nicolás Payá Jover nº 2 in Ibi, until October 17, during the hours of
Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Sundays and holidays from
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Text: Carmencita Chair UA.es