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A foodie tour of Seville

Spanish food is truly world class and, during a recent weekend in Seville, I was in foodie heaven. With hundreds of bars and restaurants in the city we really were spoilt for choice. I’d read up on a few ‘must visit’ places but, for this first trip, we simply wandered around and went in to […]

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A plethora of pomegranates

Did you know that November is National Pomegranate Month? Pomegranates are everywhere here at the moment. We bought these beauties at the market but they’re abundant on trees at the side of the roads too. Much as I like pomegranates I just find them a bit too fiddly to eat so I’ve been trying out […]

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Having a go at homemade pesto

Yes, I know pesto is Italian and not Spanish but a) I absolutely love it (even though I usually buy it ready made in a jar) and b) I’ve got so much basil growing in my little herb garden that it made sense to have a go at making my own. I first tried it […]

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My take on a paella

Think of Spanish food and paella is probably one of the first things that springs to mind. A few years ago after a lovely holiday in Mallorca I bought Mark a paella kit for Christmas which promptly sat in a kitchen cupboard gathering dust. After we’d made the move to Spain I realised I had […]