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  • Croquetas Day!

    We may all know that Croquettes come from France, but you may don´t know how old the recipe is. In 1691 Francois Massialot published Le cuisinier roial et bourgeois. More than 10…
  • June 16th_ International Tapas Day

    In 2010 tapas were acknowledged internationally when UNESCO declared it as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Tapas are considered healthy food, also conservation of traditional and artisanal activities. Many different civilations were…

  • Tapas History

    Some people do believe that tapas started in Andalusian taverns (southern province of Spain). The word “tapa” can be translated as “cover”. This was a practical measure meant to prevent fruit flies from hovering over the…

  • 5 Tips for ordering wine

    1 – ASK AS MANY QUESTIONS AS YOU HAVEYou have no idea of what is the best wine for your meal? You don´t know how to pronounce the name of the wine…

  • Do you have important guests tonight?

  • Three Wise Men day (6th January)

    In Spain are the Three Wise Men who deliver children Christmas gifts the night of the 5th of January.  On January 6th is bank holiday for kids to play with the toys.…

  • Día de la Hispanidad (Columbus day) in Madrid

    Felipe VI with his family October 12, 2015Spain is celebrating Día de la Hispanidad (Hispanic Day or Columbus Day) every October 12 with a national party. Christopher Columbus landed on the island today called…

  • 10 + 1 reasons to drink wine

    Strengthens bonesAccording to a study from Tufts University in Boston (USA) women who drink red or white wine are less likely to lose bone density than women who do not drink.Reduce Heart…

  • Food recommended for cartilage regeneration

    Consuming foods rich in vitamins is essential for the formation and renewal of our cartilage. (hip, knee, etc.) The consumption of vitamins will help us to extend the life and the resistance of…

  • How to fill up a glass of wine