Fruit Cake and Ron Ponche


There is a saying in Spain, “till San Anton, Easter is”, obviously in Spanish it rhymes. But the point is that it is still perfectly correct to post Christmas recipes (until Saint Anthony’s feast day, January 17th), so here they are: two Christmas classics. When I lived in Panama, from one year to another the …

Cuban flavour


Second stop: Cuba From San Salvador, Columbus sailed south, on October 27, 1492 He discovered Cuba but isn’t until the next morning that he decided to disembark, choosing the banks of a “raging river", naming it "River of the Seas." In that place Columbus set foot on Cuban soil. After the ceremony where he took …