Intro to Spanish Cuisine: 20+ Traditional Recipes (& Vocab!)
How much do you know about traditional Spanish dishes? Learn about the food culture in Spain, and the recipes to salivate over, in this post… The cultural aspects of any language you learn are just as important as its grammar and pronunciation. Especially, when we’re talking about Spain, with its vibrant traditions and unique style […]
Spanish Fruit -A Seasonal guide. Quince, Chirimoya, Loquats
Guide to Spanish Fruit Once the summer fades in Spain, Autumn arrives and brings a bumper crop of Spanish fruit. Seems like when you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In September and OctoberRead more
Where to Eat in Barcelona and Not Be Ripped Off, Disappointed or Still Hungry
To say that Barcelona (as a city) underwhelms me is an understatement. And its food? Ugh, I don't even want to go there. In my half a dozen previous trips to Catalonia, a place renowned for be...
Pork Loin La Murta Style - wonderful stuff! | Sandra in Spain
I do most of my shopping in Lidl, because I love the prices and I love the quality of most of their stuff. And some days, you get lucky and get 30% off their already low prices on fresh stuff that’s short dated. Last week, I picked up a 350 gram pork loin for €1.90 […]
Berenjenas con miel de caña recipe
We first tasted this dish, berenjena con miel de caña, in a backstreet place in Malaga city. We were with Lisa Sadleir, from Family Life in Spain, and I was moaning that I couldn't get to grips with berenjena (eggplant/aubergine) and would love to find a recipe using it that I actually enjoyed. She suggested I tried this dish, and now I'm hooked!