Tag: tapas

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Tapas and Cava at Condesa in Covent Garden

It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to wander around Covent Garden with no agenda, taking in the sights and seeing what new delights I can discover. So yesterday when I had a Chinese cookery course there, I went in early and did just that. I’m pleased to say that my favourite part […]

Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Mar I Terra: a wonderfully authentic tapas bar

Mar I Terra opened in 2000 in the depths of Southwark. I can only imagine what it must have been like around there then, certainly not the buzzy, busy network of offices, bars and flash new buildings it is now. It’s hidden in a small street very close to Southwark Station, I stumbled on it […]

Restaurants in Spain, Travel, Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

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 […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes, Uncategorized

Albondigas: Meatballs in a spicy tomato and pepper sauce

Continuing my celebration of all things Spanish, here’s my version of another traditional Spanish dish that’s frequently on tapas menus. If you serve a full portion, it’s a pretty hearty meal that can be made using beef, lamb or pork mince. I’ve used pork which came out wonderfully. You can buy ready-made meatballs in a […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

Top tapas at La Bruixa

I’m going to transport you all briefly back to Cape Town to tell you about one of my favourite discoveries on my recent sojourn there. Reinforcing our belief that Sea Point’s Main Road has everything you could possibly want was our exciting find – tapas. La Boheme and La Bruixa are sister restaurants that kind […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

Tapas at Cosecha, Noble Hill

So last week we set off on what we decided is going to become an annual event – a mini break in Franschhoek in the stunning Winelands. B&B booked, restaurant for dinner carefully chosen and off we headed. As we meandered our way there with the scenery getting more and more beautiful, the inevitable hunger […]