Spanish Cookery

The Spanish have a rich culinary tradition and as well as gardening in Spain we enjoy cooking. As well as preparing Spanish food, we like to store our own produce that we grow in our garden and allotment.

Dry gardening has been the norm Without trying one has had to dry garden during the past two years, at least in Spain, as there have been exceptionally long periods without more than a few drops of rain and then few good showers before the next long run of dry weather. There has been one […]

Even with two trees it’s impossible to eat all fresh, making lots of mandarin marmelade is time consuming and not the healthiest regular breakfast and the deepfreeze is already loaded with frozen mandarin juice in bags and plastic beakers plus frozen half fruits for use in our favourite mandarin rabbit dish.

Salads are an important part of the Spanish Mediterranean diet. You will see workers eating them with their breakfast and as a second starter at lunch and it’s a popular accompaniment to tapas before dinner and often to a summer paella.