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Dear guest, the Cooperative de La Palma de Carchuna (Motril) is a 46-year-old fruit and vegetable cooperative characterized by housing one of the most technified and productive greenhouse areas in Spain.The roots of La Palma, as it is known locally, was found in a settlement town built in the late sixties in Carchuna, near Motril, within the framework of the Franco regime's hydraulic policy. There a town with a hundred houses was built, with its schools, crafts, a market and a church. The project...

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Querido huésped, como ya sabe por una publicación anterior, Antequera es una localidad de la provincia de Málaga situada al norte de la provincia. Tiene unos 42.000 habitantes. A continuación vamos a hablar de los postres más típicos y también del mollete, producto por el que se conoce a Antequera en toda España.AlfajoresEl alfajor es un dulce de la repostería española, es una variedad de dulce típicamente navideño, propio de la cocina andaluza. Suele estar realizado a partir de una pasta...

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Dear guest, in this post I will explain some typical Spanish Christmas traditions.The villancicos (Christmas songs)It is a musical genre that refers to Christmas and is sung during these dates. The lyrics are accompanied by the sound of the tambourine and the zambomba, typical instruments used for this type of song.Making pestiñosA tradition of Christmas is to make pestiños. They are typical sweets of this date, made with flour, orange, different spices, which are fried and go through syrup. They...

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Dear guest, the Costa Tropical of Granada is one of the least crowded places on the southern coast of Spain even in high season, despite having all the ingredients to become the next fashionable destination. Good weather all year round, wide cultural offer, kilometers and kilometers of beach, location less than an hour away from major points of interest (the Alhambra, Sierra Nevada, Malaga ...) and delicious cuisine, the result of the mix Arab past and western present. A clear example of this...

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Dear guest, the geographical location of the Alpujarra, between the sea and Sierra Nevada, has created a very suitable climate for the production of different wines, for this reason the Bodega Señorío de Nevada stands out for the production of internationally known varieties such as: Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet Suavignon and the local variety Tempranillo.The Bodega Señorío de Nevada, located in Villamena, offers visits and tastings, from which the visitor can learn how their wines are made and...

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The Lotería de Navidad is one of the most popular and anticipated draws in Spain. The event takes place a few days before Christmas and has more than 200 years of tradition. The first draw was held on December 18, 1812, during the time of the Cortes of Cádiz. The Minister of the Chamber of the Indies, Ciriaco González Carvajal, created it as a strategy to increase the income of the public treasury, given the poor economic situation in Spain.The Lotería de Navidad continued to grow with the expulsion...

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Dear guest, the twelve grapes or grapes of luck is the tradition of eating twelve grapes, one for each stroke, at 12 pm from December 31 (New Year's Eve) to January 1, because it supposedly brings good luck for the new year.There are several theories about the beginning of the tradition of eating twelve grapes on New Year's Eve in Spain, but two are the most powerful: the first theory says that the tradition of eating the 12 grapes at midnight on New Year's Eve was originated in 1909, due to an excess...

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Dear guest, The Three Kings parade is a typical float parade that take place  in Spanish cities in which the Three Wise Men (Melchor, Gaspar and Baltasar) and their pages and helpers throw candies and sweets to children on January 5, it is say on the eve of the feast of Epiphany.The first representation is the Cabalgata de Reyes Magos of Alcoy, which was documented in 1866. Due to circumstances of the time, it was not until 1885 that it is represented continuously to this day. In 1912, a parade...

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Paella emerged in the rural areas of Valencia between the 15th and 16th centuries, due to the need of peasants and shepherds for an easy meal to prepare and with the ingredients they had on hand in the field. In its origins the ingredients of the paella were, poultries, the field rabbit or hare, the fresh vegetables that were available, rice, saffron and olive oil that were mixed in the paella with the water.It is possible that 'paella' is an Arabic word because rice was brought to Spain by the páramos...

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Dear guest, when you come to the Costa Tropical you obviously want to try dishes with explosive flavors. Shrimp-stuffed avocados won't disappoint. It is a tropical dish, tasty with an explosive mix of flavors that will make you try to cook this dish more than once, I assure you that. Let's go with the recipe:Ingredients for 4 people• 4 ripe avocados• 20 frozen prawns• ½ grapefruit, peeled and cut into wedges• 5 onions in vinegar• 4 sticks of surimi• 100 g of arugula leaves• Salt and...

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Dear guest, the Quisquillas of Motril is part of the culture of this area. It is a product with a designation of origin, and an extraordinary quality. Next I will show you how to cook it so that it comes out exquisite.Ingredients•    Salt•    1 bay leaf•    Water•    IcePreparation1. In a pot, heat abundant water and the bay leaf over the fire.2. While the water starts to boil we are going to prepare a bowl with water and salt. We stir until the complete...

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Sehr geehrter Gast, Sie kennen vielleicht nicht eines der typischsten Gerichte der Provinz Granada, aber die Saubohnen mit Schinken sind ein Standard dieser Provinz. Es ist ein gesundes Gericht mit einer geringen Kalorienbelastung und da die Saubohnen ein Gemüse sind, enthält es Ballaststoffe, Vitamin B1, Folsäure, einen hohen Proteingehalt und viele Mineralien. Es ist ein Produkt, dessen Saison im Frühling ist, aber zum Glück können wir es das ganze Jahr über in Supermärkten gefroren...