This Octopus, Potato, and Paprika Dish Takes a Molecular Spin at La Minerva

At La Minerva in Cáceres‎, Spain, executive chef/co-owner, José Miguel Rubio blends his love of molecular gastronomy with rustic Spanish tapas. For his pulpo a la llama, he reimagined the iconic pulpo a la Gallega with ingredients from his home region of Extremadura and an eye-catching, crispy garnish.

Originating in northwestern Spain more than 100 years ago, pulpo a la...