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Valencia Culinary Meeting

Valencia Culinary Meeting returns to the Mediterranean city from February 25th to March 3rd. I was lucky enough to be there for the first edition of this fabulous event last year and ate some extraordinary food in different restaurants in both Valencia city and the wider region, as well as mooching around the markets, trying the local wines and craft beers and generally learning more about the rich gastronomic heritage of the area while stuffing my face. 296 more words

Spanish Food And Wine

León – Spanish Gastronomic Capital 2018

The city of León has just been named as Spanish Gastronomic Capital 2018, with Cuenca in second place. We will have to wait for the programme of events, but things will kick off on January 1st and there will be all sorts of activities throughout the year to showcase the many gourmet specialities and wines not just of the city but also the province of León and indeed the Castilla-León region. 349 more words

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Beginnings: the bus to Burgos and other false starts

It was the dilemma every parent of a young child comes to face, sooner or later: whether or not to drug the little blighter into a stupor, just to get some peace and quiet for a while. 2,048 more words

Léon at last

This is a bit backside forward, as we say round these parts. It’s the story of our most recent trip, but it’s planned as an epilogue to a book about Spain that I might get around to writing some time relatively soon. 2,591 more words