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added on 09/09/2011 by: spanishsabores
Follow me, Lauren, a recently married expat, as I move from laid-back Sevilla to busy Madrid in search of some type of career, ideally in the food industry. I write about all food, Spanish and other, because, really, why discriminate!? I talk about adjusting to life in Spain, being married to Spaniard, the rarities of Spanish culture, and also post recipes and pictures.
 tags: cooking, food, newlywed, photography, recipes

 Latest posts on Spanish Sabores

8 Myths About Spanish Food  Posted on 10/08/2015
Spicy chilis, thin tortillas, and ever-flowing sangria… these are things that you will NOT find in Spain. Or at least not without hunting them out. Stereotypes about Spanish food run just as deep as those quintessentially...
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7 Odd Spanish Sandwiches That Are Absolutely Delicious  Posted on 09/27/2015
In a country where lunches are hours-long, white-table-cloth affairs, the sandwich has been relegated to the snack menu. Freed from the constraints of a main meal, sandwiches in Spain have evolved to many forms. It never ceases to amaze me...
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Tea Thyme Cocktail Recipe  Posted on 09/26/2015
Thyme was not an herb my family used often– my mother isn’t a fan and it was her kitchen after all! My few memories of tasting thyme are of huge sprigs decorating meat dishes at some of the restaurants I used to...
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Cod and Potato Stew  Posted on 09/22/2015
Salt cod, or bacalao in Spanish is one of the world’s most fascinating foods. So interesting, in fact, that Mark Kurlansky wrote a fantastic book about it that won the prestigious James Beard Award. On my food tours people...
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Best Bites in Catalonia  Posted on 09/14/2015
There’s may be no corner of Spain with more regional pride than Catalonia. With a history of independence dating back to the Middle Ages, a pretty Romance language that you shouldn’t go calling a mixture of French and...
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Traditional Spanish Cooking Classes with Esme Tours  Posted on 09/10/2015
What do you look for in a great vacation? For me, it’s the combination of a beautiful place, fantastic food and a sense of having relaxed. It sounds like an easy mix, but sometimes it’s difficult to check all the boxes. I...
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Spanish Olive Oil Cake with Lemon and Almonds  Posted on 09/08/2015
My favorite olive oil cakes are moist and rich, usually combined with citrus and bursting with flavor. Sometimes I add in fruit like apples or grapes, or top my olive oil cakes with glazes and nuts. This recipe for Spanish olive oil cake...
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A Foodie Road Trip Through Asturias  Posted on 08/30/2015
Whenever I told someone that I was headed to Asturias, their eyes grew wide and they exclaimed “You are going to LOVE it! You have to try the (cheese/cider/cachopo/fish/steak etc.)!!!”. The pure enthusiasm...
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