Gilda

You may wonder how San Sebastian's most emblematic pintxo come to be named Gilda...

 

Inspired Syrups

We recently hosted a Tasting Tour of Spain event and started the evening with a Gin Tonic inspired by...

 

Alioli

Alioli is a wonderful blend of 3 simple ingredients: garlic, olive oil and salt brought together into a rich,...

 

Jamón

“Jamón” is Spanish for "ham", but it is nowhere near that simple. Like matsutake aren’t just mushrooms from Japan,...

 

Don’t Hoard Your Oil

One of the things we heard most often from Olive Oil producers and connoisseurs was how much Olive Oil...

 

CLOSED – Olive Oil Contest – Win 500ml of Dauro!

Tell us how you use olive oil to win a bottle of one of Spain's best! Dauro Extra...

 

Pulpo a la Gallega

“Pulpo a la gallega” is a dish popular in Asturias but eaten all over Spain. The dish generally consists...

 

Best Bite – Tixola de Berberechos o Limon

Yesterday we found O Curro Da Parra in the old part of Santiago. We had a great meal sampling...

 

Best Bite – Chorizo

We’ve been eating chorizo since the moment we arrived in Spain.  It’s been served sliced as tapa, cooked in...

 

Best Bite – Patatas Alioli

Little did we know when we pulled into Ponferrada that we would have the best patatas of our trip...

 

Best Bite – A Drizzle of Fuenroble

In Spain, bread is used more as a utensil than as a separate element of the meal, as it...

 

Best Bite – Olives for Lunch

What a delight to eat olives that are locally harvested, properly cured, not over salted and aren't biting with...

 

Acidity of Olive Oil

When we think of acid and olive oil we are usually thinking of adding acid.  But did you know...

 

Best Bite – Faux Truffle

Anselmo Juárez Viedma, Chef de Cocina del Zeitum de Ubeda prepared a faux black trufe dish as part of...

 

The Jaén Seven

Every year the Diputacion de Jaén selects the top olive oils from the region and award them the distinction...

 

Pan Con Tomate or Pa amb tomàquet

Region: Catalonia This is one of the simplest and most delicious tapas I’ve ever tasted. It’s best in the...

 

Best Bite – Lomo de Orza

We arrived in Baeza last night and immediately hit the square to find a little tapas to finish the...

 

Croquetas de Jamon

These are a great tapas that are served all over Madrid. It’s a great way to use up the...

 

Best Bite – Jamón de Jabugo

Even with the range of great things we ate yesterday, the best bite of the day was undeniable: Jamón...

 

Fabada Asturiana

Fabada Asturiana, a hearty stew from the northwest of Spain is a perfect meal for the chilly nights of...

 

The Olive Oil 44%

Did you know that Spain is the world’s largest exporter of Olive Oil? With 260 different olive varieties, 6000...