Barcelona’s Best – De Tapes Per Barcelona (Tapas Route)
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Barcelona’s Best – De Tapes Per Barcelona (Tapas Route)

Finding good tapas in Barcelona can be hard, but once or twice a year the city holds ‘De Tapes Per Barcelona’ (Tapas In Barcelona). A bunch of restaurants sign up to offer a signature tapa and a beer for a week or two. The tapas are generally really tasty. Barcelona has lots of good food, … Continue reading

Guest Post: Gambas al Ajillo
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Guest Post: Gambas al Ajillo

Hello everyone! I’m excited to announce that my blog’s hosting the first-ever guest post. Here’s Annie, an expat in Madrid who writes Gambas & Grits. She did a simple, easy tapas recipe. Seriously, even I could cook this one! Check out her site for lots of great posts about Spanish food.  You can check out my “Insider’s … Continue reading

The Most Horrifying Way to Eat Cochinillo (a.k.a. Whole Baby Pig)
Spain / Spanish food / travel

The Most Horrifying Way to Eat Cochinillo (a.k.a. Whole Baby Pig)

One of the weirdest Spanish foods I’ve come across is cochinillo –  roast suckling pig that you eat entirely.  I first came across this culinary delight when I was traveling around Castilla y León, where my tour guides encouraged me to try the “milky pig.” I love trying local specialities, but when I saw what it … Continue reading

Proven Fact: Spanish Food Won’t Make You Fat!
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Proven Fact: Spanish Food Won’t Make You Fat!

Researchers have officially proven that Spanish fried food doesn’t make you fat! Well, it won’t give you heart problems at least. Check it out here on Jennifer K. Riggins’ blog. If you don’t know what Spanish food is like, here’s Jennifer’s brief overview: “Thin potato slices cooked in woks of oil then encased in egg. Haplessly-formed … Continue reading