Category Archives: Local Food

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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Turrón, the friend of every dentist in Spain

When it is getting close to Christmas time the shops here have filled up with a Spanish specialty – Turrón. There’s every sort you can imagine, from all the big brand cake & dessert factories – chocolate flavour, crunchy, squishy, with … Continue reading

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Hot summer, cold Gazpacho

Summer time, gazpacho time here in Andalusia. I already once wrote a post about cold soups but never really gave you my recipe of this lovely soup. Jasper one of our guests recently asked me for it, so as I … Continue reading

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And finally Paella

Spain is so many things: sexy and sophisticated, cool and casual, lively and leisurely and, when it comes to food and drink, at once indulgent and minimalist. The Spanish people savour the right things, high quality ingredients to be enjoyed … Continue reading

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Morcilla, if you only wouldn’t know what’s in it.

November traditionally being the slaughter-month historically brings some fresh products to the table. In Spain one of them is Morcilla. The fact that this sausage is made in so many rural societies around the globe and in the same time it’s … Continue reading

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