Tag Archives: Spain

A Taste Of Empire – Gibraltar

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian peninsula and shares its northern border with Spain. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region. At its foot is a densely populated … Continue reading

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The Portugese Experience

Continuing our travels with Granny Robertson’s Cookbook we now come to Portugal. In common with many European countries Portugal has a long seafaring history, reflected in the national cuisine by a the number of recipes for fish and shellfish. Sharing … Continue reading

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A Taste Of The Continent

When Thomas Cook arranged his first ever ‘tour’, a bespoke train trip between Leicester and Loughborough in 1841 could he have ever imagined the extent to which the package holiday would be embraced within the following century? Here are some extracts … Continue reading

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Traditional European Specialities

Spain These two recipes are from my own files. On leaving college I went traveling and as a result I had the opportunity to gather together the best of the local foods. These are two classic Spanish dishes that have had many mimics and … Continue reading

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