A blog about Spain; its culture, gastronomy and people. Basically I write about my experiences in Spain and try to share the best of this magnificent and varied country with those who have an interest in all things Spanish. Anything from recipes,fiestas,photos,birds of prey,walks,wine,bodegas, meals,mountains and .visits to new places. My name is Paddy Waller and I have lived in Spain for more than 25 years. I hope you enjoy the blog. Disfruta!
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 →
Blue skies, nice temperatures and spring are things all associated with one of the biggest and most exciting of the Spanish fiestas. The Fallas in Valencia are many things but it is the actual amazing two storey high statues that … Continue reading →
If you ask most people what was their first holiday to Spain like most would say they spent all the time sunbathing next to the hotel pool or frying themselves lobster red on the safe, sandy beaches in reach of … Continue reading →
A seemingly straight forward recipe and Spain’s best known gastronomic dish is curiously misunderstood by a lot of foreigners and some Spaniards. Of course, Paella and sangria on the beach are all on a tourists’ “must do” list which gives … Continue reading →
This is my first entry so it’s history in the making!! Well just to say that this last week I visited Teruel with my wife Julia, having not been there for nearly 20 years and I have to say: WOW! … Continue reading →