Monthly Archives: July 2014

Churros!

You’ve had churros, haven’t you?   You know, those Spanish fried-dough pastry snacks that you eat sprinkled with sugar and/or dipped into that delicious hot chocolate drink (that’s really almost a chocolate custard). They are the nearest thing the Mediterranean diet

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In summer it’s Chile

Continuing our occasional look at different Spanish Language websites, here is a great guide to Chile, that wonderfully long and varied country on the western edge of Latin America. Called, ‘This is Chile’, it’s available in English as well as

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Spain for vegetarians

After our blog on jamón ibérico, it’s time to have a look at vegetarian options in Spain.  The Spanish, like all the Mediterranean people, eat a very healthy diet, with a lot of fruit and vegetables.  Whilst elsewhere in the

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Not ‘Una Paloma Blanca’

The Spanish love their horses.  Even if you are not remotely interested in matters equestrian, you will probably be aware of the exceptionally high quality of Spanish horses and riders, especially if you watched any of the equestrian events at

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