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White Sangria with Berries is a simple, delicate and made-on-the-spot drink filled with all kinds of berries and a splash of Brandy to keep it authentic and loads of ice to keep it ultra fresh! White Sangria with Berries is a delightful and refreshing twist on the classic red sangria. This fruity, vibrant drink is perfect for summer gatherings and can be customized with various fruits. In this recipe, we’ll rapidly infuse the sangria with a medley of juicy berries to create a visually appealing and flavorful beverage. So grab your pitcher, gather some fresh berries, and let’s get started! On the Spot Sangria vs. Macerated Ones A traditional Sangria would need a few hours of fruit maceration, which needs good planning, time-wise and quantity-wise. This white version you can easily make on the spot, no worries, and the strawberries will macerate or give its flavour in less than 10…

All there is to know about Tapas! The ultimate way of life for Spaniards and a delicious way to explore and get the essence of beautiful Spain.  What are Tapas? Tapas, are neither a simple meal nor a snack; they’re a social event, a way of living, and a philosophy in Spain. Did you know Spain has the most bar per habitat? Yes, before Ireland and UK! This is where you find original tapas. A great way to meet friends to chat around a beverage, whether wine, beer or vermouth, while eating up a small bite. Misconception Many believe tapas are those small plates you accumulate in the middle of the table to share between a group of people. Still, the truth is a “tapa” is thought initially for one person only and, by tradition, eaten standing up at the bar. If you want to share plates, you’ll need a “ración,”…

Traditional Spanish dessert “Pera’s al vino,” or Mulled Wine Poached Pears, is the best of two worlds; fruits and wine merging into an easy and tasty bite. This dessert comes from the Spanish region of Rioja, which is well known for its deep red wines. These Mulled Wine Poached Pears are easy to make and don’t need much preparation. A must-know dessert that is gluten-free, egg, lactose and nut free too. Plus, you can make them ahead to let you concentrate on the rest of the feast. Which Type of Pear? For this particular recipe, Spaniards traditionally use “Pera Conferencia,” but it will be hard to find if you are in America. So any pear type holding good, not too filled with water, nor too porous should do. So pick a firm pear of your choice at the Farmer’s Market. The Spices Most people in Spain spice it up with cinnamon,…

Specialties from Picos de Europa National Park, Spain. Discover hidden gastronomic treasures from the famous Cabrales to the hearty stew “Fabada.” Picos de Europa is a small range of mountains in northern Spain a few kilometres away from the Atlantic Ocean, making it a “one of a kind” scenery with its 2000m high peaks perched right next to the ocean. It’s also Spain’s second most visited National park, although its low season is relatively calm. The park is divided into three regions; Cantabria, Asturias and Castilla y León, each with gastronomic particularities. So here are some Specialties from Picos de Europa! Picos de Europa National Park Let’s start by talking quantities… being in a rigorous surroundings, the local’s diet is quite calorific and mainly consists of meat, beans and cheese. If you order any main dish at the restaurant, the odds are that you’ll get a huge quantity. Except maybe for those avid hikers, it’s a safe bet to recommend sharing plates.…

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