Hacienda los Miradores – An Off-the-Beaten Track Dinner Venue

Seville Hacienda Los Miradores

Hacienda de los Miradores – An Authentic Historic Seville Hacienda: For our evening in Seville, we joined in a dinner excursion to the Hacienda de los Miradores, an off-the-beaten-track dinner venue about 23 km from Seville.  Hacienda de los Miradores (“Viewpoints” hacienda) is a typical Andalusian hacienda and tonight’s dinner was an opportunity to dine […]

Falling in Love with Churros

Churro - Spain Food

Churros Are A Popular Snack and Breakfast Food in Spain: On a recent trip to Carmona, I fell in love with Churros! No, churros is no olive-skinned Spanish soccer heartthrob, but the humble breakfast and snack food that is so popular in Spain, Portugal and Latin American countries. A First Taste of Churros We arrived […]

Olive Oil Tasting – Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Olive Oil Tasting in Seville

Olive Oil Tasting: Tasting Arbequina Extra Virgin Olive Oil at Basilippo in Seville: Spain produces some 45 percent of the world’s supply of olive oil, which makes it the largest olive oil producer in the world. So on any holiday in Spain, especially to the Andalucia region, an olive oil tasting tour is an opportunity […]

Tapas in Madrid: Mesón Rincón de la Cava

Tapas in Madrid

Mesón Rincón de la Cava is a Traditional Tapas Restaurant off Plaza Mayor: Mesón Rincón de la Cava was the first Madrid restaurant where we had a taste of the famous Madrid tapas. Many of us had just arrived in Madrid, but the mention of tapas and we were very prepared to throw off our […]

A Seafood Dinner at the Casa Florido, a Torremolinos Restaurant

Spanish food dishes

Torremolinos Restaurants – A Seafood Dinner at the Restaurante Casa Florido: There are hundreds of restaurants in Torremolinos and knowing which one to dine at is a challenge, unless of course if you have a recommendation from someone who knows. While in Torremolinos, we joined a dinner outing to the Restaurante Casa Florido which we […]

Enjoying Pintxos at Casa Alcalde in San Sebastian

Pintxos in San Sebastian

San Sebastian Has the Best Pintxos or Pinchos in Spain: Having travelled from Madrid up north to Burgos, Santander and Bilbao, we saw and sampled many pinchos (Spain’s famous fingerfood) along the way. But nothing quite prepared us for the vast number of pintxos (Basque for pinchos or tapas) bars and restaurants in San Sebastian. […]

Eating Out in San Sebastían – A Food Lover’s Paradise

Food in San Sebastian

San Sebastían Has the World’s Highest Number of Michelin Stars Per Square Metre: San Sebastían is a foodie’s paradise and this is little city in the Basque Country has plenty of Michelin stars to show for it. With so many tapas bars and restaurants to choose from, eating out in San Sebastían is a culinary […]

Valencia Market – Mercado Central de Valencia

Mercado Valencia

Mercado Valencia: Mercado Central de Valencia: Right in the middle of Valencia city centre just opposite from La Lonja is the Mercado Central de Valencia or the Central Market of Valencia, one of the largest and most attractive food markets in Europe. The Mercado Central building was built in 1928 and was beautifully restored in […]