Decorate with Color! Spanish interior design is ideal for creating a welcoming space that is casual and friendly while at the same time elegant and sophisticated. The combination of wood, terracotta and iron with vibrant accents of Spanish pottery capture the feel of Spain´s rustic villas, stone covered streets, sunny beaches and floral terraces. Mediterranean … Continue Reading about Spanish Interior Design
Though its origin is quite unsophisticated, paella has become a quintessentially Spanish dish that some of the finest cooks work to perfect. It began as a simple recipe that farmers would pull together with any ingredients that were on hand, traditionally rice, onions, tomatoes, snails and beans. It was cooked over an open wood fire … Continue Reading about Authentic Spanish Paella History and Recipe
Christmas Holiday in Spain The Christmas season is a beautiful time to visit Spain. The streets are decorated with Christmas lights, nativity scenes and there are many craft and holiday markets where you can buy gifts and savory treats.
The Spanish Manton or Manila shawl is a Spanish emblem, but this beautiful shawl actually originated in Canton, China and in the 16th century was introduced through Spanish trade to the Philippine capital of Manila, a Spanish colony at that time.
1) One of the first things thought of when thinking about Spain is sangria. Sangria is traditionally made with chilled red wine and a variet of chopped fresh fruit. Most of Spain’s bars and restaurants have outdoor patios where you can sip sangria and people watch.