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Orgiva Alpujarras Granada

Each year at Eastertime in Orgiva this event Hecho en La Alpujarra is held in the Alpujarra region. A short drive South from Granada this charming area has amazing local produce and traditional crafts. Hecho en la Alpujarra This Made in

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Authentic Spain Food

When I first arrived in Spain. The market was a fascinating place for me to visit. Spain food such as fresh fish and endless varieties of olives seemed to me like a whole new world. 20 years on it was

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As we leave winter behind and look ahead to spring, this year it begins on March 20th. Lighter foods appear on restaurant menus.  Comforting winter food is left behind for fresher dishes. Paella and Rice dishes are a perfect choice

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Pumpkin Autumn dishes

Granada doesn´t seem to have an Autumn. Temperatures plummet from mid 30Cs to 15ºC when we reach October. Local autumn dishes come on to restaurant menus and are made at home too. The snowfall on the nearby Sierra Nevada mountains

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Learning Spanish with wine

Wine is an inherent part of Spanish culture yet it hasn’t always heralded the international respect of French and Italian varieties. The wine industry in Spain is now beginning to receive the recognition it deserves. The beauty of Spanish wines

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Learning Spanish with wine

Local produce and Crafts The No.1 question I´m asked is how to get Alhambra tickets. However the next most popular question is What is a typical souvenir from Granada or Andalusia? Personally I prefer to recommend things that I would really appreciate if I wasback

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Atmosphere at the Seville Fair

Each April, thousands of people visit the largest and most celebrated festival in Andalusia, the Seville Fair; or as the locals call it – Feria de Abril. It’s a great fiesta where people drink, eat, dance, socialise and experience this

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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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Tapas vs Raciones I have noticed some people refer to most kinds of Spanish food as Tapas. Not all Spanish food is tapas. They way food is served and the kind of dish determines it´s name. Whether it be Plato (dish) Racion (portion) Tapa (snack) Pintxo (food on a stick)

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Seafood Risotto at Palacio los Patos

I travel for work, for leisure, to visit family and friends to. There is nothing worse than arriving to the hotel after a long trip, tired from the hassle of airport security, faffing with your luggage or losing your way

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