Pulpo a la Galena. Spain.

Pulpo á la Galena also known as “boiled octopus with paprika”is a fairly simple dish. Boil the octopus, trim it with scissors, sprinkle some coarse salt and paprika, ready to serve! Temperature of the boiling water and time of boiling are key to ensure the octopus is fully cooked, yet tender.

The Mesquita – Cathedral. Cordoba, Spain.

The Mesquita (Mosque in Spanish), also known as the Great Mosque of Cordoba is a World UNESCO site one must visit for its beauty and interesting history. I admire this sacred built more than its history. Wether it’s a cathedral within the mosque, or the mosque that houses the cathedral, it doesn’t really matter. Most importantly, it delivers…

Churros + Chocolate. Spain.

Churros with Chocolate is a based snack in Spain. Spanish have them for breakfast and tea time. It’s sinful, from my point of view, for that really thick chocolate dip. But it’s also a sin for not trying it when one is in Spain. There are many versions of Churros within Spain itself, from the…

Casa Batllo. Barcelona.

Designed in 1904 by world renowned Catalan architect – Antoni Gaudi, Casa Batllo is a total restoration from an old built. Gaudi used his usual concept of Modernism in this masterpiece. The facade is made from skulls and bones, complimented by oval shaped windows and tiled with colorful mosaic in natural coral colors. The roof…

Zaragoza. Spain.

Zaragoza draws many travellers recently to witness its wealth of history from 2,000 years ago. In particular, Nuestra Señora del Pilar Basilica (Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar in English), the first church built and by far world’s largest, dedicated to Virgin Mary in history. Built between 1681 and 1872, the architecture, which can be seen…

Paella. Spain.

Paella, also known as Spanish Rice, is a Valencian rice dish. It is probably the most recognised local dish in Spain. With a wide range of varieties, it can be easily found in any cafeteria or restaurant in any part of Spain though quality and price differ. Types of pupular Paella: 1. Paella Valenciana –…