If you've ever peered into a bakery shop window in Spain, you know that Spaniards love their chocolate. Pastries filled with, dipped in and sprinkled with chocolate glisten beneath the glass. Having to choose between the plethora of chocolaty options is every chocolate lover's … [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.
I don't know about you all, but I am still reeling from the parade of holiday deliciousness that was the Christmas holidays. Seemingly unending feasts of sweet almond turrón were topped only by the downright irresistible cream-filled King's Cakes. After all of that epic … [Read more...]
Spain is not only a place to enjoy amazing food and wine, it is a country where the delicacies on the table take center stage. Eating here is anything but a passive routine. Behind each traditional dish are stories of adventure, danger, history and romance. It's only by having … [Read more...]
Although it may be the dead of winter, Spain's gardens, ranches and oceans are bursting with fresh ingredients. Southern Spain is finishing up the olive harvest. Northern Spain is celebrating the traditional pig slaughter. And across the country stomachs are searching out fresh … [Read more...]
It's coming. The freezing temperatures, the bitter winds. Winter in Spain is finally arriving. Spain may have one of the mildest winters in Europe, but convincing myself of that as I huddle next to one of the only two radiators in my 40-degree apartment this winter is … [Read more...]