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Put Spanish Cheeses On Your Cheese Board This Christmas

If you’re looking to really wow your guests this Christmas, you need to buy some delicious Spanish cheese to ensure December is the tastiest month yet. Spanish cheeses can often be overlooked when planning your Christmas cheese board, but really shouldn’t be if you want to experiment with some lesser known, and high-quality cheeses. So what should you look out Read More…

4 Christmas Stocking Stuffers For Foodies!

Christmas is nearly here which will strike fear into the hearts of some but for the serious food lovers out there, this time of year is absolute heaven… there’s so much yummy cooking to do and new recipes to try out! If you have a foodie in your midst and you don’t know what to get them this year, here Read More…

What You Need To Know About Blue Wine

There’s a new beverage in town and if you love a tipple or two, then you’ve absolutely got to sample some Spanish blue wine before the year is out. Spanish company Gik Live is behind this special drink, producing it through a pigmentation process. A base is created by mixing red and white grapes, and then two organic pigments (indigo Read More…

Top 5 Spanish Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

If you have ever travelled to Spain it’s not hard to fall in love with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes across this wonderful country. Pure Spain has some of the most wonderful food, wine, kitchenware and Spanish gift ideas Here is our favourite selection of gift ideas for Mother’s Day… Spanish Chocolate Gifts     Arguably, it was the Read More…

Christmas Dinner Parties – Choose the right water

Dinner Party season is upon us and whether for family gatherings or good friends, keeping your guests hydrated will prevent sore heads the following day! Paying close attention to the food and wine are obvious priorities, but according to the Daily Mail: “Napkins and water – so many people forget these, especially water. They’re so important to have on the Read More…

Santamania Gin

Distilled and bottled in Madrid, Santamania London dry is handcrafted in small batches and looks to prioritise quality over cheaper quantity. Making the Gin by hand means that the quantities are kept low – around 800 bottles per year. Compare that to the industrial quantities of the likes of Bombay Sapphire in Hampshire who produce nearly 2.4 million cases per Read More…

A Hamper is not just for Christmas!

It is often said that “its not what we give but how much thought we put into the giving that matters” and that is something that resonates with us at Pure Spain! The ‘hamper” is the perfect solution to ensure you choose a thoughtful, practical and suitable gift whether for business or pleasure. What is a hamper? Most people would Read More…

Txakoli – Pitch Perfect with a plate of Pintxos

If Txakoli is good enough for the sybarites of San Sebastián – where you’ll rarely go more than a few minutes without being reminded that the city has more Michelin stars per capita than any other place in the world – then it should prove popular with a plate of pintxos anywhere. And Txakoli, meaning wine from a village – Read More…

Spanish Balsamic Vinegar

The origins of Balsamic Vinegar date back to 1046 when the Roman Emperor Henry the Third was passing through the Reggio Emilia region of Italy and received a bottle of vinegar as a gift. Linguistically the origins of the word Balsamic date back to the English Middle Ages as an adjective from the noun balsam, meaning “any substance able to Read More…

Flor de Sal – the purest form of Sea Salt

We recently visited the salt flats of D’ Es Trenc, in Mallorca, as we wanted to understand a little more about the salt we import. Sal d’Es Trenc are the only producers of Flor de Sal in the Balearics . In days gone by salt was used as a form of payment to Roman soldiers. “salarium”. . .the soldier’s pay Read More…