TAXES:When Spaniards come to the US they are always surprised when they go to buy something for one price ($1.99 for example), but the cashier says another ($2.11). They aren’t sure if they are being taken advantage of! Since tax in the US varies from state to state it’s never … [Read more...]
I believe that food and travel go hand in hand and I love sharing my gastronomic experiences with other likeminded travelers. Here you'll find information about food tours, restaurants and wineries all around the world. Check out my city specific 'Gastro Guides' and also my picks for 'Best Bites' in the delicious destinations I've visited.
Here I am, a Sunday evening, reading food blog after food blog for inspiration and wondering what topic to write about today, when my future mother-in-law knocks on the bedroom door. "Come in" I tell her, hoping she isn't too upset by the messy room and unmade beds (we're only … [Read more...]
Here in Spain people don't usually do much baking. Their pastry selection is rather limited compared to that of France or the US, and is especially heavy on whipped cream, soft merengue, and sweets made of egg yolk (flan, crema catalana, tocino de cielo, etc.). This is good news … [Read more...]
Today I start my vacations! No work! No children! Still in bed at 10:30! Yayyyyy! December is always a busy month, although here in Spain I haven't done nearly as much shopping, baking, or Christmas related things as I would have in the US. I definitely miss baking cookies, … [Read more...]
This week in my classes we are focusing on food. The class begins by thinking about one of our human rights, the right to food, and how people in countries all over the world don't have enough. In fact, yesterday morning, as I checked cnn.com before my classes, I was surprised to … [Read more...]