The lengthy Islamic reign over the Iberian peninsula left an indelible cultural mark on modern day Spain, particularly in Andalusia, and one of the biggest influences was without doubt on the cuisine.
The Gastronomic Charms of Sherry Vinegar
Spain’s famous extra virgin Olive Oil has been much written about. But the gastronomic charms of its unique Sherry Vinegar are not as widely known – at least not beyond the gourmet’s kitchen.
Tapas: It’s all the rage, so get involved
Tapas is a street food culture that is more a style of eating than a way of cooking. The Spanish like nothing more than catching up with friends whilst hopping from one bar to the next for a drink and a tapa.
Food on the wild side: How to forage for your meals
There’s something hugely satisfying about foraging for food – no doubt it appeals to the genetic trace of our hunter-gatherer past – however most people are unaware of the abundance of wild food growing all around them.
Spanish Cheese is far more than just Manchego
With over 100 cheeses, more than 20 with DOP status – meaning they are classed as the country’s highest quality produce – Spain has many cheeses that more than deserve their place at the table alongside Manchego.