Clams with mushrooms and sherry sauce


Summertime is the best moment for light eating, because the body doesn’t need all the extra calories for fighting the cold weather. But that’s not an excuse for not eating properly or just eat salads and greens. Today’s recipe is a wonderful example.  It reminds us of the ocean breeze, the sand between our toes and …

Saint Isidore’s Wafers


Today is San Isidro Labrador, Patron Saint of Madrid (and of farmers). It's a big festivity and is characterized by colourful processions, festivals, attractions and various traditional performances. The celebration mainly takes place in the Meadow of San Isidro where people like to have picnics near the Saint's shrine. This painting by Francisco de Goya …

Tocinillo de cielo – Bacon from heaven


Today's recipe serves two purposes, to wish a happy father's day to all of you who celebrate today this festivity and to commemorate the 200 anniversary of Spain's first Constitution. The tocinillo de cielo is a dessert typical from the south of Spain, more specifically Jerez de la Frontera and Cadiz, which is where the …