1st Ruta de la Tapa – Castril, Granada

1st Ruta de la Tapa – Castril, Granada March 24-25, 2018 Join us as we sample the culinary delights of one of Granada’s prettiest villages. Taking part is a ‘Ruta de la Tapa’ is a great way to get to know the bars, restaurants and food of a town or village. The idea is simple:…

Cuisine of the Balearic Islands

The cuisine of the Balearic Islands is closely related to those of Catalonia and Valencia. As a result it is often overlooked. And while it is true that there are similarities between the cooking styles of these regions, they each have their own identity that should be appreciated. Balearic Island recipes are often very simple,…

Cuisine of Aragon

“A world of classical essence and subtle innovation” The traditional recipes that can be found in this land-locked region can best be described as simple and classical.The cuisine remains largely uninfluenced by the world of modern cooking with only subtle evolutionary changes occurring over the course of time. For this largely agricultural region, this demonstrates…

Andoni Luis Aduriz

In March 1998, Andoni Luis Aduriz first opened the doors of the Mugaritz restaurant, near San Sebastián in the Basque Country. It has since become known as one of the best restaurants in the world and has regularly featured on the“The world’s 50 best restaurants” list compiled by Restaurant magazine. The restaurant has been described…

Wine of Andalucia

Our Andalucia wine tasting experiences have taken us to some wonderful locations and brought us into contact with some fascinating and passionate people. Here we give you a brief run-down of the region through its wines. Spain is a country where you can always find a delicious local wine to pair with the cuisine of…

From Jellied Eels to All-i-Pebre

Guest food blogger, Hannah Schlotter faces an old adversary as she bravely navigates the slippery world of eels in Valencia. Standing in the Dasi Dasi kitchen, I feel deliciously content. In front of the house, sweeping through the pine forest, you hit the Mediterranean sea. Open the back door and the albufera stretches out ahead,…

1080 Recipes

Title: 1080 Recipes Author: Simone Ortega, Ines Ortega Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd Hardcover: 848 pages Every kitchen bookshelf needs a timeless classic and 1080 Recipes (original title 1080 Recetas) by Simone and Ines Ortega is a recently updated Spanish classic that should feature on the shelf of every aspiring cook. It is like a Spanish…

Chorizo a la Sidra

Preparation: 5 minutes Cooking time: 25-30 minutes Chorizo a la Sidra is a tapas dish commonly found in Asturias in Northern Spain where cider is the beverage of choice. Like any recipe, the best results can be obtained by using the finest ingredients. So, choose a good quality cooking chorizo rather than the ready-to-eat dry-cured…