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The “espeto” is a typical dish from Malaga and the Granada Coast, and consists of skewering, that is, skewering fish, traditionally sardines, on fine and long rods, to be roasted with firewood on the sand of the beach.The technique consists of inserting the sardines through their back and making sure that they are all placed equally on the shaft, above or below it. The reason is that once skewered when placed on the coals it will be necessary that the spine of the sardine is always below the cane...

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Salmorejo is a delicious thick cream that is eaten cold, which can be prepared by patiently mashing the ingredients in a mortar, or with the help of a blender or a food processor. The traditional recipe is made with only four  tomatoes, telera bread, extra virgin olive oil and salt, to which you can add a clove of garlic.To make the salmorejo, the first thing to make is mixing the ingredients step by step to achieve the perfect texture. The first step is washing the tomatoes, removing the green...

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Dear visitor, I hope you have heard about the Spanish tortilla and if not start to lick your lips. It’s a kind of French omelette, but stuffed with potatoes and onions. If you want to eat a typical Spanish dish and easy to make, read carefully how to make it:You are going to need: eggs, potatoes, onions and oil (I would recommend olive oil). The first thing to do is frying in a pan the potatoes until they are browned. Afterwards we add the onions just around 3 or 4 minutes until they are browned...

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Lunch and dinner time in Spain: why Spaniards eat so late?Usually in the Centre and North European countries, their citizens have the lunch around 12 in the noon and the dinner between 5 and 7 pm. This fact doesn’t happen in Spain. The lunch takes place between 2-3:30 pm and the dinner between 9-10 pm, even much later during the summer. Why does it happen in Spain and in the rest of the European countries don’t? Until 1942 Spain had the Greenwich Mean Time, but since then Spain changed...

Dear fellow travellers,You are already familiar with the tasty Spanish cuisine? Paella, Tortilla , Mariscos etc. are already familiar to you? Well, but have you tried already their breakfast? NO!? Then there is something you should definitely try during your next stay.Visit a local “panadería” and ask for “pan con tomate y jamón”. You will be served a tasty toasted baguette with tomatoe and ham on top. Sounds simple? It is. But often the simple things are the best and when it comes to ...

Dear sun worshipper, You were ever wondering if the Spanish love to drink red wine also in the summer? The answer is a clear YES, but in a very unique and tasty way. Have a look.... Their favorite summer drink is called Tinto de Verano - "Red Wine of the Summer". This red wine mixture is served ice cold and with a fresh slice of lemon. This wine cocktail with its fruity flavour is similar to its popluar relative "The Sangría", but simpler and none the less even more delicious! It is usually prepared...

TARAMELA When: Saturday 13. April 2019, 14h00 Where: behind the Bodega Ron Motero, in 18600 Motril Raffle, "chocorón" (rum + chocolate drink), "buñuelos" (type of fritters) and much moreGigantic paella for 1000 people (3€ per portion)Earnings are donated to the Josep Carreras Foundation against leukaemiaBook your paella in advance at the tourist office Salobreña (Plaza de Goya, 18680 Salobreña)       ...

Would you like to taste one of the most popular Spanish Specialties? Ready to find out one of the most powerful reasons why many tourists visit Spain? Eat Paella like a Spaniard. We realise the importance of getting it right  and to ensure this we use the freshest of ingredients, sourced from local suppliers, each of whom have been verified. This combined with the many years of craft skills held by our full time team who can masterfully cook up dinner”. (Juanma and María Ángeles – Grandes...

One of the greatest treasures of Spain is its gastronomy, that is why, in your vacations, it is essential that you invest part of your budget in delighting yourself with its wonderful flavors. To make sure you have a satisfying experience, this week we have prepared this post with a list of the best restaurants and bars on the Costa Tropical.  Restaurante Chiringuito Casa Emilio our suggestion is that you book a table in advance, as this is one of the most popular restaurants on the Costa...

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One of the main features of Spanish cuisine is tapas. The tapas are small amounts of food that are served in the bars to accompany a drink. In Spain it is very common to go for tapas: a tradition that consists of going from bar to bar with friends to eat and drink (usually beer or wine). The origin of this tradition is not very clear and there are several explanations. Some people believe that it started because of the economic interest of the owners of the bars, who used to put some salty food (for...

In the following weeks we will provide you with some very useful phrases and vocabulary for your holiday in Spain.   greetings ¡Buenos días! – Good morning! &Good day! ¡Buenas tardes! – Good afternoon &Good evening! ¡Buenas noches! – Good night! Most locals use the short form „Buenas“ to great each other throughout the day.   in the shop ¿Dónde está …? – Where can I find …? Quiero esto. – I want this. Podría tener esto. May I have this. ¿Cómo,...

I am sure you have heard of this dish before, since it is one of the most famous ones the fabulous traditional Spanish cuisine can offer you. Its origin is in Andalusia, where this tasty vegetable soup can be enjoyed in its most authentic form. There is nothing better than a cold refreshing Gazpacho, when the Andalusian sun is burning and temperatures are high. Yes, you’ve hear right, this soup is usually served cold! I may sound strange to you, just as warm beer does to must people’s ears, but...