We have recently had the chance to spend a bit more than a week traveling around beautiful Northern Spain and cloudy-rainy but breathtaking Andorra. We have picked grapes, figs and zucchini, hiked and bicycled in the Andorran hills and above all, ate from dawn till dusk. After all, we were in Spain! Here is just … Read more
Click here for Part 5! Look at these beauties! The next update will come from the kitchen
Click here for Part 4! Situation from mid-July : )) Beautiful white flowers all around the 3 plants: And… drum roll please: PEPPERS!!
Click here for Part 3! Quick update on my little pepper “jungle”: look at these beautiful flowers! We have made these pictures about a week ago, since then all 3 plants are full of flowers AND there are already a couple of PEPPERS!!! (but more about that next time :p)
Click here for Part 2! Just an express update on the progress of my 3 competing Pimientos Padron plants – they seem to enjoy the summer sunshine and frequent storms! Click here to see their progress!
Click here for Part 1! Status report on the Pimientos Padrón Project: started with 24 seeds altogether – about half of them survived the “kindergarten”. Out of the remaining 12 I have given 6 seedlings to my mum who somehow managed to kill them all in a few days :p I have re-planted my 3-3 … Read more
It is that time of the year again! When I get enthusiastic about planting something on my mini balcony. This time I’ll try to be more practical and instead of going with jungle sized tomato and bell pepper plants that simply won’t have enough space to grow, I have planted little Padrón pepper seeds. These … Read more
I was wandering through the pages of a tapas book of mine when my Mr pointed out a picture I would probably never pay much attention to. A nicely colored photo of a quite simple dish, that I thought would taste as “simple” as it was described. After all, what good could come out of … Read more
Click here for Part 1. How better spend the last night in Spain than going to a real local tapas restaurant? That is exactly what we did. Recipe for success: look for Spanish cooks in the kitchen, people queuing to get a table, noise and fried food smell. All check? You are at the right place! Grab a … Read more
SPAIN Gastro Report – Part 1 We have recently spent about a week in beautiful Spain, and what is a person to do in this country than eat?! Haha, just kidding of course, we visited family, friends, the beach and shopping centers, as well as a fantastic (and I really mean it) Chinese restaurant with … Read more