Traditional Food in Valencia, Spain

This post is about a classic Valencian dish and the accompaniments we had for our Saturday lunch this week. Agriculturally Valencia is the orange producing area of Spain but there is another crop which is important in this Mediterranean region … Continue reading

Saturday morning in Xativa: A Celebration of Valencian Traditions and History

Yesterday we ventured into Xativa to “almorzar”(the consuming of a mid morning sandwich snack accompanied by beer or wine,olives etc,this is very typical in the Valencia area) and to see some traditional dancing. Why was there music and  dancing on this … Continue reading

History,culture and local food in one of Valencia’s best hidden gems: Xativa.

Xativa is a town in the interior of the province of Valencia, fifty five kilometres southwest of the capital.Both beautiful and interesting,it sits at a geographical and historical crossroads just off the Valencia-Albacete road. Map of area View of Xativa Seo(Minster) It … Continue reading

Spanish Treasure Hunting is Good For You

All foreigners when they live in another country come across customs,food and habits  that are extremely strange to them or  at the least different from their own.  This post is about one of these “differences” which is searching,hunting,looking for, or … Continue reading