Expat Life Archives - Spanish Sabores

Spanish Rice with Mushrooms and Manchego

This easy recipe for Spanish rice with mushrooms and Manchego cheese is one of my favorite quick, mid-week dinners. The texture is soupy and creamy — similar to a risotto with a bit more broth. Here in Spain, we’d call it an arroz caldoso (a soupy rice) and it’s...
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1+ Months of Lockdown: Lessons Learned

Who could have guessed I’d ever be writing a blogpost about lockdown lessons? The very word lockdown made me uncomfortable for a while, it sounds (and is) so dramatic! But here I am, and in the past forty days, I’ve only left the house once (for groceries). If you’ve...
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7 Years Devouring Spain… What’s Next?

Just about seven years ago I left my tiny Madrid apartment with my heart aflutter. I was about to lead my first Devour Tour (known as Madrid Food Tour at the time). The crazy idea I’d had six months earlier had become a reality– people had found my website,...
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Culinary School in Spain: Following a Dream

Those of you who read my 2017 recap blog update already know my big news for 2018– I’m finally pursuing a lifelong dream to attend culinary school in Spain! So many times in life we put our passions aside in favor of practicality. It’s an easy trap to fall...
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