Olive time

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The end of the summer and the autumn is the time for olive picking in the Mediterranean. And we Spaniards love our olives. Spain is not only the biggest producer of olive oil in the world, but table olives are eaten as a “tapa” or accompaniment all over the place. I would say that maybe a handful of olives served …

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A guide to gastronomic heaven in Vienna

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The beautiful city of Vienna has more to offer visitors than just grand old buildings and historic monuments and landmarks. The city is a gastronomic delight and should definitely be on your list of places to visit if you enjoy good food and wine. Vienna’s Fusion Cuisine Vienna has an amazing culinary history. When the 19th century Austrian Empire stretched …

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The lore of jamón ibérico

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In Spain there‘s a saying that goes: “Del cerdo me gustan hasta los andares”, literally meaning something like “I like pigs so much that I even like their walk” and figuratively that everything about the pig is simply great to eat. So this is what this article is about, one of the best products obtained from the pig and a …

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Time for some refreshing Spanish cold soups

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“The time has come”, the Walrus said, “To talk of many things: Of shoes – and ships – and sealing wax – Of gazpacho – and kings – “ Even the Walrus said it: The season has started to indulge in one of the many culinary treasures of Spanish cooking, cold soups, of which the most wildly popular is undoubtedly …

Miriam GarciaTime for some refreshing Spanish cold soups