Category Archives: Andalucia

Harvest / Vendimia 2012

The day of the harvest, this year the 27th August, had a feel of excitement like the first day of a holiday. The whole focus of a years work, from cutting and shaping to sulphering gently each plant by hand, … Continue reading

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Secret pools of Genal River at Venta San Juan

I am going to tell you about a secret place. It is a place of laughter and of splashing and of families eating in dappled light. On a hot summers day this is the place to be. A crystal clear, … Continue reading

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Long lunch at Estacion San Pablo de Buceite

A long lunch at a railway station restaurant with trains passing by every hour or so may not be at the top of most people’s list. However this restaurant is different and a long lunch here is a joy. Quite … Continue reading

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Cake making day – for a change

I decided to make some cakes today because I had all the right ingredients in my fridge and store cupboard and we had run out of biscuits to have with our tea! The recipe I followed was from the website: … Continue reading

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Harvest/Vendimia 2011

The lead into the 2011 harvest has been strange. Everything seems to have been early. The almond blossom was in early January as mild winter weather led plants to think spring had come. There was also lot of blossom on … Continue reading

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