The Picos de Europa have a Tolkienesque grandeur to them. They were a natural barrier to the invading Moors who marauded through most of the rest of Spain in… […]
The weather was glorious, the canapés from the hands of chef José Miguel Naves… well to die for and the scenery was of the sort that attracts film-makers by the bus load. […]
After a feast that included scorpion fish pate, hake tortilla and navajas (razor fish) I was faced with a plate of Cabrales – one of the most famous of blue cheeses in Asturias… […]
They are quite the most hideous looking creatures on the planet, deformed and ugly…and despite their mutant bad-looks, they are also a much sought after delicacy, fetching up to 200+ euros a kilo. […]
With cobbled medieval streets, modernistic architecture, industrial heritage, hearty gastronomy, cider bars galore and a grotesque monster, Avilés offers visitors a kaleidoscopic mix of ingredients. […]
I had no idea where I was, but from the towering spires of a grandiose church, glowing golden in the sun’s last rays, it was obvious that this was no ordinary hamlet in the forest. This was, I was told in almost reverential tones by our guide, Covadonga.