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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…

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…

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…

Easter Cakes To Enjoy During Semana Santa

Everyone knows the different cakes eaten around the world at Christmas – from rich fruitcake in Britain and light panettone in Italy to stollen in Germany – but less is known about what treats are enjoyed at Easter. In Spain, Easter week or Semana Santa as it is known, is a very important time of the year, so you can Read More…

What To Eat For A Spanish Easter Sunday

Every country has their own unique delicacies that they enjoy on special occasions, and Spain is no different, with the Mediterranean country offering a host of delicious treats during Easter. Here are just some of the scrumptious delicacies you can enjoy over the holiday. – Cordero asado  Many people eat lamb on Easter Sunday and the Spanish love to cook Read More…

How To Make This A Special Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day isn’t very far away, and if you want to make sure that you and your significant other have a special evening you may want to start planning now. While the traditional flowers and chocolates are always welcome if you really can’t think of anything more creative, we reckon there are a few ways of making your gifts a Read More…