Tag: Spain

Romesco Sauce: Catalan Red Pepper, Tomato & Almond Sauce

Romesco Sauce: Catalan Red Pepper, Tomato & Almond Sauce

Romesco Sauce is a tomato-based smoky pepper sauce that originates from Tarragona, Catalonia. The authentic version uses ñora peppers—small, round, mild cherry peppers with a robust taste, sometimes called the paprika peppers. They are often sold dried and soaked before using. Since these peppers may…

Day Trips from San Sebastian: Things to Do in The Basque Country

Day Trips from San Sebastian: Things to Do in The Basque Country

If you are visiting San Sebastián, you should definitely take a trip or two outside this fabulous and cosmopolitan city and explore some of the more quaint villages of the Basque Country. Some of them are only about half an hour away and can be easily explored…

Day Trip from Madrid: Things to Do in Segovia

Day Trip from Madrid: Things to Do in Segovia

Segovia is one of the most popular day trips to do from Madrid and the city can be easily reached by train. Several daily high-speed train services (AVE) connect Segovia with Madrid Chamartín Station and the trip takes approximately 30 minutes. The charming town of…

The Taste of Navarra: Artichokes and Clams

The Taste of Navarra: Artichokes and Clams

Navarre is the vegetable capital of the world. Ferrán Adriá. Navarra in Spain is known for its fresh vegetables. The geographical diversity from the foothills of the Pyrenees to sunny banks in the south of the region, provide fertile grounds for fresh produce. Artichokes with clams…

Running of the Bulls in Pamplona: Tips and Info

Running of the Bulls in Pamplona: Tips and Info

Running of the bulls in Pamplona takes place every year during the San Fermín festival. The festival is crowned as Spain’s biggest street festival -nine days of nonstop celebration, drinking, dancing, and fun. You can imagine the crowded streets, the lines at the restaurants and…

San Sebastian: Sophisticated Coastal Gem

San Sebastian: Sophisticated Coastal Gem

San Sebastián is famous for its beautiful bay-side promenade, crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, majestic Belle Époque architecture, and heavenly food. In the late 19th century, this charming seaside town became a favorite destination for the Spanish royal family who turned it into their summer…