Tagged with tapas

Winning Tapas at the Summer Olympics

Winning Tapas at the Summer Olympics

With the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro now in full swing, we would be remiss if we didn’t point out the fact that athletes from all over the world are not the only ones to be enjoying success and prestige during these Olympic games. No indeed! By all accounts, Spanish tapas are also getting their … Continue reading

Southern Charm in Cádiz

Southern Charm in Cádiz

Every summer I try to make it down to the gorgeous Andalusian city of Cadíz at least once for a long weekend of beautiful beaches, lovely people, stunning sights and delicious tapas. Of course by now I have my regular bars and restaurants that I visit every year – excited to order the long list of my … Continue reading

Happy World Tapas Day!

Happy World Tapas Day!

Today is World Tapas Day, a time for lovers of Spanish cuisine from all over the world to celebrate this ubiquitous Spanish culinary concept, which has become a true global ambassador for this country’s culinary traditions, innovations and culture. This is the first time that this event is taking place on its new annual date, which from now … Continue reading

PDO Queso Majorero

PDO Queso Majorero

One of the articles featured on the current home page of Foods and Wines from Spain tells the story of Grupo Ganaderos de Fuerteventura S.L., a company that has made a name for itself both in Spain and abroad as producers of Maxorata, a brand of top-quality PDO Queso Majorero, a traditional goat’s cheese from … Continue reading

Tasting Tapas in Barcelona, Part II

Tasting Tapas in Barcelona, Part II

Looking for something delicious and adventurous to do over the weekend? Why not hop over to the stunning Spanish metropolis of Barcelona for another fabulous weekend of tapa-inspired revelry? But this time around, go beyond the huge array of tapa joints in the old city, described in Tasting Tapas in Barcelona: The Old Town – … Continue reading

Tapas in Barcelona: Part I

Tapas in Barcelona: Part I

With Alimentaria right around the corner, people are getting their ducks in a row for spending a few days in the beautiful city of Barcelona (Catalonia). This massive Spanish and international gourmet trade fair takes place in this city every two years, with the next event scheduled for this coming April 25th through April 28th. … Continue reading

Toledo, the everything getaway!

Toledo, the everything getaway!

It sometimes seems like you have to go far away to feel like you’re on vacation, but there’s no reason why this should be true. Sometimes, incredible treasures are just around the corner, which is the case with Madrid’s lovely neighbor to the south, Toledo (Castile-La Mancha). Monumental, historic, stunningly picturesque and wonderfully stocked with … Continue reading

Videos: Spanish Tapas Recipes!

Videos: Spanish Tapas Recipes!

Spanish tapas are all the rage all over the world, with more and more people falling in love with the culture and way of eating that these wonderful Spanish dishes embody. This passion for tapas extends to both food lovers and food professionals. In fact, at the 2015 edition of Madrid Fusión, the twenty-five Michelin … Continue reading

We Have a Winner!

We Have a Winner!

If you missed the live streaming of the International Tapas Competition in Valladolid on Monday night – in which the twelve international chefs participating in this year’s edition of the ICEX Training Program in Spanish Gastronomy competed to make the best tapa – then not to worry! You’ve come to the right place to find … Continue reading

Tapas, A Bite of Spain!

Tapas, A Bite of Spain!

So, here is how my brain works: the autumn rains have finally arrived in usually sunny Madrid, and as I look out my window at the gray October sky, I can’t help thinking about how it usually rains at least a little bit every time I go to San Sebastian for annual international culinary conference … Continue reading

Devouring Tapas in Córdoba

Devouring Tapas in Córdoba

Autumn is a great time to visit the city of Córdoba, when the hottest days of summer are long gone, but blue skies still prevail. This monumental Andalusian city is known around the world for its Mezquita, a breathtakingly beautiful 8th century mosque that dominates the city center, providing visitors with a glimpse back into … Continue reading

Food and Design in Madrid!

Food and Design in Madrid!

BIG Food kicks off today in Madrid and will last through the weekend, providing the city with a new kind of cultural event that brings together the two BIG fields of food and design. This three-day cultural bonanza will take place at the city’s Central de Diseño Matadero Madrid, with a program of events that … Continue reading

Ah, Vermouth…

Ah, Vermouth…

When you start thinking about the aperitivo (aperitif) hour in Spain (usually around midday on a Saturday or Sunday), there is just no avoiding the word “vermouth”… ah, but what a sweet word it is. Spanish vermouth is ubiquitous to the aperitivo hour, which is the perfect time to get together with friends or family … Continue reading

New Tapas in Old Madrid!

New Tapas in Old Madrid!

Though summer is obviously the perfect time to go on holiday, it is also a great moment to bring the feel of a summer vacation to your own city by exploring new sights, places and flavors, right in your own backyard, so to speak. Those who have either visited Madrid, or are lucky enough to … Continue reading

Diving into the past, present and TAPAS in León

Diving into the past, present and TAPAS in León

With Semana Santa (Holy Week) upon us, thousands of Spaniards will be flocking to the beach, the countryside and any number of the country’s many other monumental, picturesque, relaxing and fascinating destinations. Likewise, visitors from all over the world will be heading to Spain this week to spend their Easter holidays, so there’s no time … Continue reading