There's a lot more to Spanish beer that just lager. We sampled the craft beer revolution at Cervezas Althaia on the Costa Blanca.
Category: Food in Spain
How to buy the best Manchego cheese – one of the great tastes of Spain
Manchego cheese is a famous taste of Spain. It has a special flavour - but how do you know you're buying genuine manchego? Here's my guide.
How to order the best seafood in Spain
Fresh seafood, perhaps with a chilled glass of white wine, is one of the best things about Spanish eating. Here's how to find your way round a seafood menu, with English translations
Dining at Hemingway’s table at the oldest restaurant in the world
The oldest restaurant in the world has been serving meals in Madrid for almost three centuries. And over the years, they've had some interesting guests...
A guide to the best of Spanish cold meats
Spain has a great regional tradition for cold meats . Every part of the country seems to have its own speciality. Here's a guide.
The threat to almond blossom time on the Costa Blanca
Almond blossom is one of the springtime sights on the Costa Blanca. But its future is threatened by a pest attacking the almond trees. And so far, there's no cure.
Villajoyosa: Spain’s capital of chocolate!
To say Villajoyosa is famous for chocolate is a bit of an understatement. Not many places can boast three working chocolate factories. Go on a visit and sample the product!
How to order the best meat in Spain
How to find your way round a meat menu in Spain. What to order, the different cuts of meat and styles of cooking. Everything from the most expensive steak to pigs trotters!
How to order the best fish in Spain
There's a bewildering variety of fish on offer in Spanish restaurants. So which do you go for? Here's a handy translation guide to the fish you'll find on Costa Blanca menus, or at the pescaderia in the supermarket.
More than just paella; choosing the best Spanish rice dishes
Paella may be the most famous dish on a Spanish menu. But the Comunidad Valenciana is its real home. Here's how to choose the best rice dishes from the rich variety on offer.