Alarcón, deep in the historic region of La Mancha most famous for windmills; Don Quijote de La Mancha; saffron and Manchego Cheese, is a picturesque village perched on top of a rock promontory surrounded by the meandering River Júcar and its valley. 1,631 more words
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Cervantes was ransomed from Moorish slavery on September 19, 1580.
Don Quixote is also know by its full title The Ingenious Nobleman Mister Quixote of La Mancha… 206 more words
Miguel De Cervantes was born, it is estimated, in the fall of 1547. This makes him our oldest author so far in this blog. His work as a Spanish writer gained him notoriety as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the worlds preeminent novelists… 112 more words
Comfort Food – Spanish Style (Servings: 4)
Pisto is also known as Pisto Manchego due to its origins in the La Mancha area of Spain. Although thought to be connected with Cervantes, it is actually derived from a meal served at the royal wedding of the Sultan Harum-al-Rasid to the princess Al-Buram. 340 more words