Rota


Yesterday we went to Rota. A small town, located in the northern tip of the Bay of Cadiz, southwest of Western Andalusia and bathed by the Atlantic. We visited some friends to their beautiful house by the sea. This is the view from their terrace. Amazing! Their house is surrounded by tall buildings; what made …

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 …

Saint’s bones (filled marzipan rolls)


Happy Halloween everyone! Tonight I’m all by myself. The kids are around town enjoying this fun night. And I’m taking this time to write a quick post valid for tonight and tomorrow, All Saints’ Day. In Madrid is customary to make these delicious treats for the festivity of All Saints which coincides with the beginning …