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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…

What Goes Into A Traditional Paella?

Paella is possibly the best-known dish to come out of Spain and you can find countless variations of this rice-based meal being served up in homes and restaurants, not only across Spain, but all over the world. But if you want to make an authentic paella, what ingredients should you start with? Paella originated in Valencia, where traditional ingredients include Read More…

World’s Top Food Cities Revealed

Barcelona and Madrid are among the top foodie cities in the world, according to data from TripAdvisor. The travel review website looked at a number of variables when making its list, including how many food tour bookings were made for a destination compared to the number of tours available, and traveller reviews and ratings. Barcelona, with its interactive Spanish cooking Read More…

Enjoy Your Spring Vegetables With Alioli

Crack out the olive wood boards and Spanish red wine when the first of the new spring vegetables comes into season in the next few weeks, and enjoy it all with alioli. Alioli is eaten across parts of Spain as well as France and Italy, and with good reason: its strong garlic punch is completely addictive and makes everything you Read More…

Everything You Need To Know About Manchego Cheese

You may have heard of manchego cheese, but if you’ve never tried this mature and great tasting Spanish cheese you’re in for a real treat. Manchego cheese is made in the La Mancha region of Spain, using sheep’s milk. To be branded official manchego cheese, it needs to have aged for between 60 days and two years. But it’s not Read More…

More Health Benefits Of Med Diet Uncovered

A lot has been written about the health benefits of following a Mediterranean diet, which comprises the likes of fresh fish and vegetables, olive oil, whole grains, nuts and beans. Now yet more advantages to eating this sort of diet have been revealed, with the Independent reporting that a number of studies have shown that broadly following a Mediterranean eating Read More…

Travel To Spain With A Wine And Tapas Party

If you love nothing more than travelling but are struggling to find the money for a quick getaway, you may want to bring the flavour of another country to your home instead. By inviting some of your best friends around you can make a real evening of it, and the Chronicle Herald has suggested that there’s no better way to Read More…