Tag: clams

Fish recipes, Recipes

The ingredients of Spain: Paprika and Saffron

I love Spain! It could be partly because it’s in my blood with my ancestors originating from the fishing port of Cadiz. And also because I love their attitude to life, family values, beaches, scenery and ever-blue and sunny weather. Then there’s the food. This trip I’ve packed several Spanish recipe books for my initial inspiration…the rest […]

I recommend, Shopping, Uncategorized

The joy of food shopping in Spain: First the fish

I love food shopping…all kinds. I’d happily do it for other people if they’d pay me enough! I know, it is kind of weird, but even a trawl around the supermarket at home is enjoyable for me. So imagine how excited I get when I’m abroad! I seem to take as many photographs as products […]

Fish recipes, Pasta recipes, Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes

Spaghetti con almejas – spaghetti with Spanish clams

Little clams are in abundant supply in the Murcia region of Spain. Order them at a local restaurant and the owner will tell you proudly that “they came from over there” pointing in the direction of the sea. And you can tell. Beautifully sweet and juicy, clams don’t get fresher or better than this. They […]

Restaurants in Spain, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Wonderful Cabo de Palos

Just a short drive from La Manga Club is the harbour town of Cabo de Palos. A wonderful place to spend a few hours sipping Rose, enjoying some local delicacies and watching the boats (sometimes offloading freshly caught fish) come and go. Lunch on the harbour is an annual tradition. And we always go to […]