Spain

Pierna de Cordero Lechal, Nerja

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Share on Facebook Lamb is another product more often found in an European grocery than one in the USA. This leg of lamb provided a nice center piece to our supper. The Nerja apartment had a true oven which made roasting it much easier. The trick with a European oven is to set the timer […]

Nerja, Spain 2019

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

Share on Facebook We ditched the car when we arrived in Granada. We had no need for it there, and then, we took the bus from Granada to Nerja. Jackie loves her beaches, and this is an “old school” beach community. We stayed in a modern building, but most of the town looked like a […]

Granada Pan Fried Fish

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

Share on Facebook European supermarkets have more fresh fish than American supermarkets. The challenge is cooking in a kitchen with only a limited stove top. One trick is to precook the onions in the microwave. It speeds up the process. Pescador is one of my favorite wines. It is fresh and crisp with a few […]

Toledo Cabecero de lomo and Vegetable Cous Cous

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Share on Facebook Traveling and cooking are adventures. The simplest ingredients make for a terrific meal. Meat, butter, vegetables and cous cous. The meat is usually the most adventurous. Cabecero de lomo El cabecero de lomo es una carne diferente a la carne de lomo. El cabecero también es un corte de la parte superior […]

Granada 2019 Photos

Sunday, December 29th, 2019

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Toledo 2019 Photos

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

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Toledo II, Spain 2019

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Share on Facebook Our apartment had a clear view of the cathedral steeple. We followed Rick Steves’ suggestion and attended a Latin mass in the cathedral first thing in the morning. About five men sat on each side of the Chapel’s choir Enchanted the first portions of the mass. This part of the cathedral is […]

Arrive Toledo, Spain 2019

Friday, July 5th, 2019

Share on Facebook May 29 We landed in Madrid at 9:45 am to a brisk 60 degree morning.  For first time, we rented a car at the airport for the drive to Toledo.  Even with a google map print out, I took a wrong fork on the Autovia.  We simply exited and headed back the […]