Tapas with aubergine stew

Aubergine and bean stew

A friend of mine just came back from a holiday in Spain. It got me thinking of Spanish food in general and tapas in particular. They have a wonderful dish called Pan con tomato, toasted bread rubbed with garlic and the most gorgeous and ripe tomatoes. In some restaurants you are simply given the bread … Continue reading

Tapas dinner to chase the winter blues away

I was clearing out my fridge, there were some things still lingering after the holidays and I thought I would have a little clear out. I came across a chorizo, the gorgeous kind, made from Iberico pork, matured in sunny Spain and I knew it was time to defy this cold rain and make some … Continue reading

London’s Borough market and a tapas lunch

If you are a foodie in London there is one place not to be missed, London’s Borough Market. It is a foodie institution, a place to explore and to find produce not always easily found elsewhere. It is a lovely place and the only downside is that there is so much to choose from it … Continue reading

Lunch in the Rubicon Marina, Lanzarote

It was a bliss staying in Gran Castillo Dream hotel but it was great to go for a walk and have lunch in the marina. The walk along the sea was stunning, it took no more than fifteen minutes to get there but we probably spent forty as I stopped for taking pictures everywhere. There were flowers … Continue reading

Delicious tapas and local wine at Bodegon Las Tapas in Playa Blanca

We walked around Playa Blanca and when we got hungry we had no idea of where to go. I hadn’t done any research but we stumbled across a Wine and Delicatessen shop. I had to go in and have a look. The shop was beautiful and they had a lot of interesting looking foods, chocolates … Continue reading

Tapas at Salt Yard

I have a few favourite restaurants and Saltyard is one of them! The atmosphere is always relaxed and the food and wine excellent. I think they have some of the best tortilla in London, it is just perfectly cooked and full of flavour, but then everything is. We ordered some Jamon Croquetas with Manchego, crispy … Continue reading

Two great London restaurants and a perfect Friday night meal

It was a very nice week and it went by quite quick. I had some great food eating out. Luckily I could decide where and Wednesday we went to Salt Yard, it is one of the best, in my opinion, tapas places in London. It is a mix of Spanish and Italian influence on the … Continue reading