Tag Archive: spain

Guest post: A culinary history of Andalusia (by Eatapas)

I first met Eatapas at the Taste of London festival this year, and was very impressed by the quality and flavour of their products, as well as their awesomely friendly customer service. Of all… Continue reading

Robadora, Barcelona – the best ribs I’ve ever tasted

C/ Robadors 18, Barcelona 08001 It’s no secret that Barcelona is one of my favourite cities in the world. I visit this beautiful place as often as I possibly can, and my trip this summer was one… Continue reading

Impressions of La Boqueria, Barcelona

I love food markets. I somehow (inexplicably) find myself at The Global Kitchen in Camden Market at least once a week, and whenever I travel abroad, one of my must-sees is the local… Continue reading

7 Portes – paella y sangria de cava en Barcelona

Passeig Isabel II, 14, 08003 Barcelona Barcelona is one of my favourite cities in Europe. It is where I first learned Spanish back in 2007, and after that, I just couldn’t get enough,… Continue reading

Mama Framboise – comfy café in Chueca, Madrid

As I sipped my drink, something hit me: I am a Swiss-Indian, in Madrid, drinking Chinese tea, eating French quiche, reading English literature. Isn’t globalisation amazing?

Córdoba – salmorejo and more

The last stop on our trip through Andalucia’s Golden Triangle was Córdoba, a small, beautiful town with the mind-boggling Mezquita – a cathedral, turned into a mosque, and back into a cathedral. The… Continue reading

Granada – best churros ever

The next stop on our trip to Andalucia was Granada, a beautiful city with little cobbled streets (much like St Andrews) and of course, the home of the world-famous Alhambra.

Sevilla – orange trees and fish

Sevilla was the first stop on our trip to Andalucia. In terms of food, it was the least exciting, but I loved the architecture and atmosphere of the city. The cathedral was stunning (although… Continue reading

Juanalaloca – best tortilla in Madrid

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Madrid to visit my sister for 3 days. It was a lovely getaway from wintry London, and despite the temperature not being quite as warm… Continue reading

Taste of Christmas, Tobacco Dock, 24th November 2013

After my visit to the Real Food Festival earlier this year, I jumped at the opportunity to attend another, widely publicised foodie experience: The Taste of Christmas! Thanks to my Tastecard subscription, I… Continue reading