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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Spain’s Greatest Chef Publishes Food Encyclopaedia

Foodies with a deep respect for Spanish cuisine will be delighted to hear that Ferran Adria, of El Bulli fame, is producing a definitive culinary encyclopedia. According to The Olive Press, the head chef of the five-time Best Restaurant in the World-winning dining establishment, is publishing Bullipedia in 35 volumes, the first of which was published in November. So if Read More…

Top Spanish Foods To Sample That You May Not Have Heard Of

There are some dishes to come out of Spain that we’re all familiar with. Paella is the first one that springs to mind, while many will be acquainted with patatas bravas – a popular tapas dish – as well. But website Brit has highlighted some of the top Spanish cuisine to try that you may not be so familiar with. Read More…

What’s The Fuss About Marcona Almonds?

Spanish salt is the perfect accompaniment to your Marcona almonds, but if you haven’t yet sampled this Spanish delicacy then you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Marcona almonds are a specific variety of almond that is grown in Marcona, Spain. They have been particularly popular in the US for some time now, and are just starting Read More…

What To Pair With Spanish Wines

If you’re planning to buy Spanish red wine, you might be wondering what food it’s best to pair with your chosen tipple.   A number of expert sommeliers have been talking to Decanter about the best flavours to enjoy alongside a glass of a range of Spanish wines.   The publication noted that a Rioja is typically paired with the Read More…