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Celebrate Halloween With These Spanish Recipes

Halloween has blown up all over the world in recent years, with many countries celebrating the holiday with extravagant costumes, traditions and their own ghoulish recipes. Here are just a few foods that Spaniards love to enjoy on El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) every year. – Quemadas  Halloween is perhaps most celebrated in Galicia, in northern Read More…

What Food To Enjoy With A Bottle Of Sangria De Vino

Pairing food and wine can be a little tricky if you don’t quite know what you’re doing, but if you are planning a Spanish feast over the next few weeks, you could certainly do an awful lot worse than filling your guests’ glasses with Sangria de Vino La Petarda. This is a red wine-based drink made from tempranillo and cabernet Read More…

4 Manchego Cheese Recipes To Try This Weekend

One of the most delicious Spanish cheeses you can buy has to be Manchego, a very rich and creamy sheep’s milk cheese that comes from the La Mancha region. It has a distinct nutty flavour and is a beautiful rich golden colour, available in three different stages – fresh, two to four months old or matured for a year. There Read More…

Warm Up With A Hearty Cocido Madrileno As Autumn Arrives

The last week has certainly seen a change in the weather, with cooling temperatures making it clear that our long, hot summer is finally over. It is at this time of the year that we all love to dive under our blankets by a roasting fire and indulge in a hearty stew. However, if you’re a big fan of Spanish Read More…

Spanish Blue Wine Becomes A Big Hit In France

You will be spoilt for choice if you’re travelling to France this summer and looking to pick out a nice bottle of wine for an evening meal. Whether it’s white or red, the French certainly know how to offer a wide selection that will suit everyone’s taste buds. However, Spanish blue wine has made its way to the country and Read More…

The Benefits Of Growing Your Own Fruit And Veg

 Many people might not consider themselves green-fingered, but there are lots of benefits to growing your own fruit and vegetables. To back up  National Allotment Week 2018, which ran between August 13th and 19th, we are going to tell you about just a few. Healthier produce The most obvious advantage to eating produce you grow yourself is that it is Read More…

Why It’s Time To Try Spanish Blue Wine

If you’re like most wine drinkers, you will probably head out to your local bar and have a specific colour of wine – red, white or pink – that you’ll want to order. If it’s red – a great choice – then there’s no reason why a Spanish Rioja wouldn’t whet your appetite for another glass. However, it could be Read More…

Spanish Cider: The Perfect Summer Tipple!

If you’re looking for a new summer drink this year, look no further than Spanish cider for something with plenty of flavour, that’s refreshing and that’s a bit different. Much like craft beer, craft cider is enjoying a boom in the UK. The Guardian recently revealed that sales of craft cider were up by 17 per cent last year, indicating Read More…

Discover Spanish Food On A Trip To Salamanca

The next time you sit down to plan a foodie trip away, make sure you put Salamanca in Spain at the very top of your list. Known as the Golden City, it’s a wonderful place to holiday for culture vultures, whether it’s food at the top of your agenda, the stunning architecture or simply the beautiful weather. You’ll find this Read More…

Give Your Summer Picnic A Spanish Twist

It’s not long until National Picnic Week, so time to get some special orders in with this Spanish delicatessen so you can truly celebrate in style from the 15th – 24th June. After all, eating alfresco doesn’t mean you have to limit yourself to soggy sandwiches and scotch eggs – turn to Spanish cuisine and flavours for some ideas and Read More…