Maskarada: Discovering the Joys of Non-Iberian Spanish Ham

Pork in Spain, Spanish food blog, Maskarada

Jamón Ibérico es lo mejor, Jamón Ibérico es lo mejor, Jamón Ibérico es lo mejor... they basically drill this phrase into your brain when you first move to Spain. Forget about about the yummy Serrano ham you tried back home, here in Spain if it isn't Iberian it simply isn't … [Read more...]

10 Things to do in Northern Navarra

Via verde Navarra

We pulled into the train station in Pamplona, the capital of Navarra, Spain (or Navarre in English-- but that just sounds weird!) famous for its yearly running of the bulls. But we weren't there to see the city, we'll have to save its many charms for another time. We were in … [Read more...]

Not a Restaurant: The Navarran Cider House

Spanish Cider House barrels

We arrived to the center of a small Navarran town after a scenic ride through the green countryside. It didn't look like much to the untrained eye, but glancing at the corner of the pretty Navarran style house, you saw the sign: Martitxonea Sagardotegia, a local cider house or … [Read more...]