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...]
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.
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...]
Forget sunny beaches and scorching summer temperatures, in Spain seafood is a Christmas food. With many types of shellfish in season in December and oodles of holiday recipes calling for prawns and fish, the fish mongers are stocked up this month. But what are they selling? Read … [Read more...]
Christmas in Spain is celebrated, above all else, at the table. Families pack into overflowing dining rooms for holiday meals that last longer than most American football games. Spanish Christmas recipes that have been passed down through the generations are the main event. The … [Read more...]