Category Archives: Food & Drinks

We got the biggest

Since we are five weeks back into business after our winter stop, the first thirtyfive breakfasts have been consumed by our guests. We often get remarks about the quality of the fruit on it, this has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Vino Español

Chatting about Spanish wine during dinner with our guests last night it again struck me how little knowledge there is about this great product amongst people who seem to know quite a lot about it in general. Of course this … Continue reading

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Jamon Iberico, more than just ham

One of the things that our guests like about Andalusia is its food – and no this post isn’t about Montse’s cooking skills, but about ham. More specifically,about Jamon Iberico. This delicacy is probably the most popular and highly-prized food … Continue reading

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Where is the rice?

Having started our dinner with gazpacho last night there were some request for the recipe of it, attempting to reproduce it at home. Sure. For me everything they have eaten abroad tasted back home never the same, probably having to … Continue reading

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Tapas, enjoy them for what they are

A bit too often we have guests that are bit disappointed by a ‘tapas meal’ they have eaten somewhere on the road. They had expected something more. We then try to explain that tapas have become a meal (for tourists) … Continue reading

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Fast Food in the slow country

Alcala is a little town, with some 4.500 inhabitants. Nevertheless there are some 10 tapas bars. Although tapas are food of course the locals aren’t considering them as real restaurant. It is a place to drink and socialise with a … Continue reading

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Cucumber soup, one more way to cool down

In this weeks with Andalusian heat in almost all of Europe it is may be a good time to share one of our favourite summer dishes with you: Cucumber Soup. As Gazpacho, for us over here the real thing of … Continue reading

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