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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
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Taking a Cooking Class in Seville  Posted on 07/02/2015
For someone who loves cooking so much, I’ve taken surprisingly few cooking classes while traveling. Two, to be exact! I generally opt for a food tour, leaving the cooking portion of a culture to experiment with upon my...
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Spain Dining Guide: Spanish Menu Terminology  Posted on 07/01/2015
Menus in Spain can be anything but straightforward. With strict social norms on when to eat, which type of foods and in which sizes, ordering at a restaurant can sometimes be downright difficult. But a few key Spanish words and bit of...
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Homemade Cheese Puffs with Sesame Seeds and Honey  Posted on 06/30/2015
Cheese puffs. Until recently hearing this would have conjured up memories of childhood trips to the beach, always complete with a bag of Cheetos (among more heathy snacks like fresh fruit and tuna sandwiches). But recently I discovered...
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Top 5 Wine Bars in Madrid  Posted on 06/28/2015
Beer may still be the go-to beverage for most Madrileños, but Spanish wine is definitely starting to give the local cerveza a run for its money. As the calibre and variety of Spanish wines surges, so do the...
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Spain Dining Guide: What are Tapas?  Posted on 06/24/2015
If the world knows one thing about eating in Spain, it’s tapas. But what exactly are tapas? If you ask ten Spaniards that question you will undoubtably get ten different answers. Some tapas are plate-sized, some are...
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Apricot and Cherry Crisp  Posted on 06/19/2015
It tastes better than it looks– I promise! This is quite possible my favorite dessert ever. I know that’s a big statement, but it combines my mother’s famous apple crisp recipe with the sweetness of cooked apricots...
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Spain Dining Guide: When are Spanish Mealtimes?  Posted on 06/17/2015
It’s noon and my stomach is rumbling. If I were back home in Texas, it would be lunch time. But here in Spain noon is an eating dead zone. It’s too late for morning coffee and pastries but too early for lunch. In...
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Almond Crusted Fried Goat Cheese with Honey  Posted on 06/16/2015
There are some combinations that just plain work. And this almond crusted fried goat cheese with honey is one of them. I was reading Claudia Roden’s Spanish cookbook (my bible these days) and my eyes flew straight to her recipe for...
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7 Delicious Things to Eat in Spain this Summer  Posted on 06/15/2015
The sweltering has begun in Spain. Splashes from giddy kids in community pools are echoing through the neighborhoods. Thermometers are pushing into the “it’s just plain hot” territory. And, most excitingly, summer menus...
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