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A tomato for you, a tomato for me, a tomato for everyone

I heard about this festival called La Tomatina festival (it’s basically a large tomato fight) around 15 years ago and l knew from that moment that l needed to go and this year, only 15 years later, l finally found my way to Valencia for 3 nights where Phil, Marcus, Giorgio and myself would stay for the duration. 1,102 more words


Tomato Jam

There’s a tomato theme going on in my mind, I suppose….

  • Butter (some)
  • Tin of tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp sugar…
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French pastries and Spanish tomatoes

Our early morning train took us along the French Riviera, where we spied the pastel sunrise as we zipped past Cannes, stopped for our first French pastries in Marseilles and finally arrived some 7 hours later at Argeles-sur-mer. 404 more words

La Tomatina: The World's Biggest Food Fight

Picture yourself standing on a narrow street lined with white-walled houses, in a small Spanish town in the middle of nowhere. Now add 45,000 people from all around the world, high-pressure hoses shooting out water at random intervals, and over 145,000kg of tomato. 777 more words


Valencia and La Tomatina!

Now I have to admit, I’ve been to Valencia before, a fair few years ago, but I have absolutely no recollection of when, where or what happened – and no there wasn’t any drinking involved! 1,402 more words


Valencia, Spain 2016 for La Tomatina with The Fanatics

I left Santiago de Compostela on the morning of August 29 with a train ticket to Valencia. My Camino for this trip was completed. My body feels so strong and is probably at the tightest it has ever been after over 1000km of walking. 2,701 more words

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La Tomatina: Η μεγαλύτερη ισπανική μάχη με... ντομάτες

Το ετήσιο φεστιβάλ ντομάτας της Ισπανίας, πραγματοποιήθηκε χθες με τεράστια επιτυχία στην πόλη Bunol. Στην ετήσια γιορτή 160 τόνοι ώριμων ντομάτων ξεφορτώθηκαν από φορτηγά μπροστά σε 22.000 ημίγυμνους γλεντζέδες που συνωστίζονταν στους δρόμους της πόλης για μια «μάχη» διάρκειας μία ώρας.