Tag: Spanish food

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Loving my first post-lockdown restaurant – Brindisa

Sorry to have been absent from blogland for so long. I hit a bit of a lockdown brain freeze. What a strange time we’ve been living in. Now London life is getting a bit more back to normal – whatever that means in times of Corona. But the big change is that restaurants are once […]

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes

Recipe: Lockdown Spanish lamb stew

So today’s Spanish lamb stew is inspired by one of my favourite Spanish ingredients – paprika. And partly dictated by some of the store cupboard and freezer staples I have to hand. We are in lockdown after all – and what’s the point of stocking up if you’re not going to use it all up […]

Food and Travel, Travel, Travel in Europe

Travel: The fabulous food of Malaga

Welcome back to beautiful Malaga. In our short stay in this vibrant city we managed to enjoy some really amazing food. From much-loved traditional classics to cleverly creative dishes, it was an overall delicious experience. Spain is well known for its outstanding food. There are over 50 Michelin-star restaurants in the country (seven of them […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Tasty tapas at Barrafina in stunning Coal Drops Yard

Tapas for two at Barrafina How I love being a Londoner. I moved here in 1985 and after 33 years am still amazed at the way the city evolves. There’s always new and exciting things to discover, I mean always and sometimes really exciting things. Like today. I headed north to King’s Cross to explore […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Tapas time at Sabor in buzzy Heddon Street

Today it’s time for a taste of Spain in lovely Heddon Street. Sabor is the brainchild of Nieves Barragan Mohacho ¬†and Jose Etura who hail from Bilbao, and Valladolid in Castile in central Spain. And it means flavour in Spanish – what a great name for a restaurant. There are three areas at Sabor, the […]

Restaurants in Spain, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Travel: The delights of Alicante

The area around Alicante is said to have been inhabited for over 7000 years. In more recent times it’s become a major tourist destination with serious development in the 1950s and 1960s resulting in large buildings and complexes springing up throughout the city. This means Alicante is the perfect example of a concrete jungle. High […]