Tag: Spanish food

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 […]

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Savouring Basque delights at Lurra

Today we’re heading into Marylebone in central London. It’s kind of behind Marble Arch (north of Oxford Street) and an easy place to get lost with its labyrinthine streets lined with some of the Capital’s trendiest eateries and bars. Also a good place to get lost – you certainly won’t go hungry or thirsty here. When I […]

Restaurants in Cape Town, Restaurants in Spain, Travel, Uncategorized

The many wonders of Catalunya’s Cistercian Route

I was going to call this Spanish story “Eating my way along the Cistercian Route” but decided that sounded rather greedy and most importantly it’s far from the whole truth. Yes, there was a lot of eating going on and very good eating it was, too, but there was so much more to explore and discover in the […]