Callejeando Food Fest in Sevilla

What does foodie heaven look like? We bet it looks something like this… It all happened this past weekend in Seville and of course we were there, eating and drinking non stop! There were 19 different food trucks from all over Spain with their delicious creations. To start we tried out our own local food Read more about Callejeando Food Fest in Sevilla[…]

Mushroom Season

amanitas cesáreas Autumn is here, even in Spain, and among the things this season brings with it are wild mushrooms. Country people have always gathered mushrooms for the pot at this time of year, but in Spain in recent decades harvesting mushrooms has become a popular weekend pastime, taking advantage of the temperate weather to Read more about Mushroom Season[…]

Sevilla | NO8DO

As an observant visitor to our fair city of Seville, you may have noticed, on such diverse objects as lampposts, manhole covers, buildings and garbage trucks, among others, a little motif that seems to read NO8DO, except that the 8 is somewhat large, and often appears as if a little blurred. You may guess from Read more about Sevilla | NO8DO[…]

Sevilla | Abacerías

Updated: July 1, 2016 You may notice, or may have already noticed, as you make your way from bar to bar in search of tapas and a drink, that the word abacería (often antigua abacería) appears in some of the names in a way that suggests a particular meaning. But what meaning? On closer inspection Read more about Sevilla | Abacerías[…]

Tuna Almadraba

The meat of the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (also known as Red Tuna in Spain) has long been a prized item in the gastronomy of Spain and the western Mediterranean. These majestic fish, weighing up to 200 kg (and definitely not a small round fish that fits neatly into a tin), normally live in the cold Read more about Tuna Almadraba[…]

Sevilla | Vamos a la Feria!

The Feria de Abril is Seville’s traditional spring fair and general celebration, and starts two weeks after Easter Monday (this year April 21 to 26), officially at midnight on Monday with the alumbrao, the switching on of the fairground lights, although in practice people may go to the fairground as early as the Saturday. Monday Read more about Sevilla | Vamos a la Feria![…]

Sevilla | Semana Santa Preview

You may think you know something about religious festivals and festivities, but trust us, unless you’ve been to Sevilla for Semana Santa (Holy Week) there’s a definite gap in your education. Although Holy Week is an important festival throughout the Catholic world, the celebrations in Sevilla are thought to be the largest and most elaborate. Read more about Sevilla | Semana Santa Preview[…]

Recipe | Asparagus Tortilla

We love cooking! And so we’ll be sharing some of our favourite recipes for our favourite Spanish dishes here from time to time. As it is almost spring we thought we’d start with a spring-veggie twist on a Spanish classic – the tortilla de patatas. The important thing to know about making a great tortilla Read more about Recipe | Asparagus Tortilla[…]