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Christmas markets in sunny Costa del Sol

Although we don’t have snow  but lots of sun, Christmas is nevertheless a time of enjoyment and celebration here in the Costa del Sol, Andalusia. A very common Christmas feature, Christmas Markets, are up and running helping the Christmas spirit move around. These markets happen in different locations throughout the Costa del Sol, below we […]

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Tasty and erotic tapas route in Fuengirola, Costa del Sol

November is the time of the annual “Ruta de la Tapa Erótica” in Fuengirola, Costa del Sol. This year marks the fifth erotic route, and Fuengirola has consecutively received the title as the “erotic capital of the Costa del Sol.” This route runs through restaurants and bars throughout the city. Posters of this tapas route […]

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Tortilla española, Spanish omelette

Ingredients 6-7 medium potatoes, peeled 1 whole yellow onion 5-6 large eggs 2-3 cups of olive oil for pan frying Salt to taste Instructions 1) Cut the peeled potatoes in half lengthwise. Then, with the flat side on the cutting surface, slice the potato into small pieces. If you slice them a bit thick, don’t […]

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Ajo blanco, garlic soup

Ingredients 175 g Of one day old bread, crusts discarded 1 Cup of blanched almonds 3 Cloves of garlic 1/2 Cup extra-virgin olive oil 5 Tablespoons wine vinegar or sherry vinegar 2 Teaspoons salt 2 1/2 Cup water 12 Muscatel grapes, halved and seeded Instructions 1) Put the bread in a bowl and add water […]

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Arroz caldoso, Soupy seafood paella

The famous paella is a more sticky and dry version to arroz caldoso, a soupy seafood paella. This paella blossoms much more in flavour, and delivers, in our opinion, a more rounded meal combining protein, carbs and spices. Some may say that is the original and more flavoursome way of cooking a Spanish paella. Ingredients […]

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