Tag: Spanish Food

Lunch, Out of London

Cortijo del Cura, Freila

Our two week holiday in a peaceful Spanish cave home in Almeria was the perfect balance to the hectic pace of London. We loved exploring the ‘wild west’ style countryside and on our wanderings we were lucky to find this gem of a restaurant, Cortijo del Cura, on the shores of Lake Negratin. This is …

Dinner, Out of London

Comida, Kendal

Tapas at Comida

A week in the Lake District and some much needed rest and relaxation. We explored the beautiful countryside, and especially the cafés and restaurants near to our Airbnb apartment in Kendal. We pigged out on some great brunches and dinners, and had tapas twice – with wildly different results. Firstly a word of advice: if …

Brunch, Lunch, Out of London

La Libre, Madrid

We had barely unpacked and settled into to our Airbnb studio flat in Madrid before venturing out to explore the local neighbourhood. On our way to find supplies we passed La Libre, and knew immediately we had found our local brunch and coffee hideout. It’s close to Atocha station and near the Empresa Ruiz metro …

Dinner, Out of London

Taberna La Carmencita, Madrid

On our last night in Madrid we wanted to try something typically Spanish. That sounds a bit touristy, doesn’t it? It was our big mistake. What we didn’t think about was that all the tavernas and bars in Madrid are doing something typically Spanish, largely by virtue of being, well, spanish! So, we can’t really …

Lunch, Out of London

NuBel, Madrid

A city break was our next romance milestone and we decided to visit Madrid. It’s a fabulous city, and we were lucky enough to have a local guide for the whole weekend in the shape of A.’s lovely friend Anna. Our first stop was the Reina Sofia museum of modern art, where we took a …