Spain: Foodies’ Paradise and A Land of Quality Ingredients

In terms of great recipes and excellent food  the secret is in the raw materials. This is what any chef in the world will tell you. It is ,of course, true and this concept can be applied to  many walks … Continue reading

A Bloodthirsty Immoral Bunch? (No,not those Spanish politicians)The Borgias of Xativa!

The Borgias (Borjas in Valenciano) in general get a bad press. The first Borgia pope,Calixtus III, although favourable to his family was supposedly a very pious man. Not so  the second Pope Alejander VI and his children Jofre,Cesar,Juan and Lucrecia. … Continue reading