Tagged with Strawberries

Strawberry recipes for every taste

Strawberry recipes for every taste

Wimbledon has officially come to a close, and on the off chance that there are any leftovers from the approximately 30,000 kilos of strawberries (66,000 pounds) that are consumed during this annual sporting event, here are a couple of our favorite, easy and fantastic recipes that bring out the best of sweet and savory flavors in … Continue reading

Spanish fruit goes to the races!

Spanish fruit goes to the races!

Wimbledon kicks off today in the Great Britain, while Spanish strawberry producers rejoice! The strawberry is the official fruit of these prestigious tennis championships, which are scheduled to take place from today, June 27th through July 10th, 2016. During this period, some 30,000 kilos of strawberries (66,000 pounds) will be consumed by hungry fans, accompanied … Continue reading

The Fruits of Summer!

The Fruits of Summer!

I gave my young daughter her first taste of paraguayo this morning and the look on her face said it all. Juicy, sweet and with an irresistible perfume, this delectable peach variety is grown almost exclusively in Spain (mostly in Murcia), with the majority of the crop exported to satisfy an ever-growing demand. With the … Continue reading

The Spanish Pantry: Berries

The Spanish Pantry: Berries

While we’re on a strawberry kick this month, why not take a moment to have a look at this video featuring Spanish berries on the Foods From Spain YouTube Channel. Part of the recently debuted The Spanish Pantry series, this less-than-two-minute video gives viewers a first hand look at the booming Spanish berry industry, following … Continue reading

Strawberries for spring!

Strawberries for spring!

Well, the weather has suddenly turned beautiful. The almond and cherry trees are blooming, the sun is shining, and today I took a walk in my shirt sleeves – face turned up towards the sun. It’s winter going on spring, and spring going on summer, and nothing seems like a more fitting way to celebrate … Continue reading

Strawberry goodness!

Strawberry goodness!

Oooooh, I can tell Spanish strawberry season is just about in full swing by the overflowing stacks of wooden flats piled high with large gleaming strawberries at my local market. Though I’ve been buying these fabulously delicious and healthy berries for weeks now (my family can’t get enough of them and I wanted to make … Continue reading

Game, set, strawberries!

Game, set, strawberries!

There is so much going on in the world of sports right now that it’s hard to know where to look first. Between the World Cup, last week’s Royal Ascot and now the beginning of Wimbledon (from June 23rd until July 6th), it’s suffice to say that we have enough sporting entertainment to last us … Continue reading

In Love with Spanish Strawberries!

In Love with Spanish Strawberries!

Well, it’s February and with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many people would agree that the strawberry is probably the fruit that most screams romance. Whether served in a dessert, a savory dish, or eaten on their own, Spanish strawberries are here for the duration. In fact, I started noticing this delicious fruit at … Continue reading

Savoring strawberries

Savoring strawberries

Spanish strawberries are extremely versatile and can be enjoyed on their own or in any number of tasty recipes – both savory and sweet. Also, did you know that Spanish strawberries have very few calories and very little fat, no cholesterol and are an excellent source of vitamin C, Folic acid and fiber? Here are … Continue reading

Delicious Spanish Summer Fruit

Delicious Spanish Summer Fruit

Last week I shared a couple of recipes for delicious and Refreshing Summer Sweets made with wonderful Spanish fruit. Therefore, I thought it would be only fitting to share a little more in general about Spain’s wide variety of summer fruit – much of which are exported around the world. There’s a type of cherries … Continue reading

Strawberries Hold Court

Strawberries Hold Court

With the Fourth of July sadly tucked away for another year, we must turn our attention to the plethora of other fun summer events that are going on right now in different corners of the world. One such event is, of course, Wimbledon, which finishes today with a bang in the UK. There are of … Continue reading