Spanish Food

As July began the temperatures rose. Lighter foods appear blackboards and fill fridges across Andalusia. Gazpacho, lots of summer fruits and salads. The menu this summer at the Restaurante Los Patos is based on Rice dishes. The Spanish typically have

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When I moved to Spain in 1998 I was the fussiest eater. I would only eat Spanish omelette (potato and onion) if it was piping hot. Elaborate restaurant food with sauces or fish made me nervous. Spanish ham or olives

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(click on the edge of the photo to see more tea shops in Granada in the gallery) Calle Elvira was once the main thoroughfare on the city of Granada. Just off this wide street beside Plaza, you will come across

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In Andalusia it’s not unusual for me to be outnumbered by wine drinkers. I drink beer. I always have done. Most of my Spanish friends only drink beer on hot summer days. It seems that things are changing. As interest

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Caradura Bistrot is a shiny new bar in Granada. I suppose you could say it´s the younger brother of Restaurante Arriaga. If you are not already familiar with Restaurante Arriaga, it is one of the most prestigious eateries in Granada. The sophisticated space is part of

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As you may already know, living abroad can be tricky. Far more complicated than a Place in the Sun make out anyway… You can often find yourself in odd situations. Some of these Expat Anecdotes appeared on my blog last month. Click here

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How about making your own Spanish Tapas night at home? It´s not going to be ambitious. I promise there will be no hard to find complicated ingredients either. Whether you are reminiscing about that trip you made to Andalusia last year

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Unbelievably after all the posts written here so far about Granada and Andalusia. I haven´t blogged about Tapas yet! I did write a guide to avoid confusion between Tapas, Raciones and Pintxos but nothing about the typical Granada tapas bars where you can to

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Olive picking Granada Spain

  Last week (25th July 2013) a new shop opened in Granada, Spain. Las Aceiterías. Seeing this shiny new store got me thinking about Spanish Olive Oil. This new addition is right in the city centre of Granada. They specialise in

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In 2006 I visited Cordoba. I saw all the typical sights, the must see list; The cathedral Mosque. Alcazaba, the stunning Royal gardens and the Medina Azahara. All of these historic monuments of course are well worth visiting. I still

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