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Restaurants in Spain, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

A surprise new discovery at Maribel

For someone with an elephant memory when it comes to food and restaurants, our visit to Maribel surprised me. I thought I’d been there before but as soon as we pulled into the car park I realised, horror of horrors, I’d never stepped foot in it! So time to try somewhere new. The restaurant is […]

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A feast of travel in Europe

I can’t believe it’s been three weeks since I posted. I’ve been on a once-in-a-lifetime holiday starting with a couple of days in Rome, then cruising the Med with five amazing stops and finishing in Istanbul where I spent four fascinating days. My head is full of history, memories of the most beautiful of scenery […]

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Time for lunch: anyone for tapas?

Lunch in Spain is always a joy. For me it involves a lot of sharing – yes, I love tapas-style eating – it means you get to sample more dishes on the menu. And of course it’s usually al fresco and often with a great view! Simply perfect. There are plenty of villages and even […]

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Cabo de Palos market: fruit and veg from the Orchard of Europe

After the fabulous fish I simply had to show you some of the amazing fruit and veg that you can get in Murcia. It’s a huge agricultural area which has earned it the nickname “the orchard of Europe” and you can see why every time you go into a shop or visit a market. The […]

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An Asian feast in Spain at Run in Los Belones

So, I clearly love Spanish food (more recipes to come later), but the time does come when you simply feel like sampling a different cuisine. Luckily there’s a lovely Asian restaurant just down the road in the busy little town of Los Belones. Time for a feast. The restaurant seems to be run by mainly […]

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A stunning restaurant in Murcia: Los Churrascos

We first visited Jose Maria Los Churrascos in the little town of El Algar over 15 years ago. It was an exciting event for the large group of us who hadn’t yet ventured out of our beautiful La Manga resort. A chance to sample some proper, local Spanish cuisine in a somewhat unknown world! Our […]