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For the chefs attending Enbhiga this was their big day, and they set off early to start prepping for the presentation of national and international dishes at the Mercado do Barrio da Ponte, just over the river. The rest of us got to take things easy in the morning and take a short tour of Ourense and a visit to the central market after checking into our hotel.

At 2 pm we all met at the Mercado da Ponte and began sampling the various dishes, along with DO Ribeiro wines. At 4 pm the venue was opened to the public and the cooking demos began. By this time I was starting to flag (after the previous late night) to I decided to just head out on my own and walk around Ourense. The rest of the group met up again in the evening for a guided visit of the old centre, followed by a tapas tour and late drinks, but after a couple of early tapitas at Casa do Pulpo I was back at my hotel and tucked up in bed by 10.30.