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I love to cook and my recipes are a reflection of the Spanish classics (mostly from my Andalusian mother-in-law) and my love for travel. For simple Spanish recipes with an occasional twist, you’re in the right place!

Lauren Aloise

Bar Bergara: one of the best pintxos bars in Gros San Sebastian

7 Best Recipes for a Pintxos Party

Today David rounds up seven of the best pintxos recipes, perfect for a party or event!   Pintxos, the perfect way to bring the taste of Spain into your home! If you visit the Basque Country, one thing becomes pretty clear. The Basque people really know how to eat!  From San Sebastian…

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Bar Bergara: one of the best pintxos bars in Gros San Sebastian

7 Best Recipes for a Pintxos Party

Today David rounds up seven of the best pintxos recipes, perfect for a party or event!   Pintxos, the perfect way to bring the taste of Spain into your home! If you visit the Basque Country, one thing becomes pretty clear. The Basque people really know how to eat!  From San Sebastian…

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salmon and cream cheese pintxo recipe

Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Pintxo

Today David is back, sharing another pintxos recipe. This smoked salmon and cream cheese pintxo is typical in the Basque Country and is absolutely delicious. Pintxos at a bar in San Sebastian. Pintxos are Basque appetizers with style. Every tapas bar in the País Vasco, from San Sebastian to Bilbao, has counters…

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Turron and marzipan on a silver plate with pine cone decoration

Top 15 Spanish Christmas Desserts

The holiday season in Spain is full of delicious food and lots of sweets. Spanish Christmas desserts are everywhere — brightly wrapped mantecados and polvorones are on offer in all of the supermarkets, delicious turrones and colorful Kings’ Cakes line the pastry shop windows, and grandma is most likely preparing something homemade too.  If you have…

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Lauren making paella

Prawn and Chorizo Paella Recipe

The word paella means different things to different people. And to my Andalusian mother-in-law, it simply means a dry rice dish with lots of delicious things (chicken, shrimp, vegetables, and even… chorizo!). That’s right, my Spanish mother-in-law puts chorizo in her paella. It is not authentic, and Valencians might shudder at the thought, but she…

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Getting around Barcelona

Getting Around Barcelona: Public Transportation Guide

Trying to make your way around a new city can be confusing. Throw in the fact that maps and signs in Barcelona use not just one, but two different languages, and figuring out the public transportation system may seem downright intimidating. However, there’s no reason to freak out just yet—getting around Barcelona is easier than you think.…

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