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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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 The villages of the Alpujarra of Granada are blessed to have unique characteristics, related to the Berbers legacy, that is, belonging to native ethnic groups of North Africa. These characteristics can be found on the white walls of the houses, on the rooftops and in its location on the sides of the hills and mountains. LanjarónThe village of Lanjarón is famous for its water, as well as its springs, which allow health and wellness tourism to be one of its main activities. Apart from the...

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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...

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PAELLA.png 481.9 KBWould you like to try the authentic Spanish paella? Grandes Villas's team knows this is one of the experiences most of the guests are looking forward to experiencing when they come to Spain, this is why, we put at your disposal a fantastic team of chefs who are specialised in preparing paellas. If there is something that characterizes our cooks is that they like to cook only with the freshest products. To this end, María goes to the municipal market in the morning, where she makes...