Spanish culture

Roscón de Reyes Recipe (Spanish Kings’ Cake) – Spanish Sabores – Spain Travel Article

Roscón de Reyes Recipe (Spanish Kings’ Cake) – Spanish Sabores Today David is preparing for the Spanish holidays far in advance with his roscón de reyes recipe! This popular Spanish kings’ cake starts making an appearance in pastry shop windows around this time of year (mid-November), and is the perfect snack alongside a thick cup of Spanish hot chocolate! If you’ve ever visited Spain around the holidays, then you’ve probably seen a roscón de reyes. These crown-shaped Kings’ cakes fill…

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Madrid Design Festival – Mooching around Spain – Spain Travel Article

Madrid Design Festival – Mooching around Spain Throughout February, Madrid is hosting a festival on all aspects of design with exhibitions and events taking place all over the city. The creative scene has always been lively in February with the Arco art fair and lots of other arty goings-on, so it is a logical step to broaden things out a bit. The dynamic cultural centre La Fábrica created the festival but lots of other places are involved. Helsinki is the…

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What’s on at Hay Festival Segovia 2019? – Mooching around Spain – Spain Travel Article

What’s on at Hay Festival Segovia 2019? – Mooching around Spain The Hay Festival is on in Segovia over the weekend of September 19th to 22nd and as always there is a packed programme of talks by writers from all over the world as well as concerts, exhibitions and no doubt quite a lot of drinking wine at the pavement terraces in the Plaza Mayor and dancing in the streets too. On Thursday, September 19th, the pianist and author James…

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The Liria Palace opens to the public – Mooching around Spain – Spain Travel Article

The Liria Palace opens to the public – Mooching around Spain The Liria Palace in Madrid, home of the Duke of Alba, has finally opened to the public today and I was lucky enough to be one of the first through the doors. I’ve wanted to get in there for years – decades actually – but until now visits were limited to small groups once a week and you had to apply months in advance, which I somehow never get…

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