Pre-drinks !

Pre-drinks !

No, I’m not suggesting pre-loading, pre-drinks fashionable of late with the uni fraternities 😉 Just a Cava or two in the sunshine with friends before Sunday lunch. Obviously, it’s good to add a nibble or two, something savoury and salty gets the taste buds...
March Madness.

March Madness.

March Madness. The cold weather continued and finally, the promised rain that we’d all been longing for, for months arrived, arrived and didn’t stop! The land, reservoirs and, rivers were dry, our water supplies were threatened to be non-existant for the...
Baby it’s cold outside!

Baby it’s cold outside!

This week the snow is BACK !! Last week we were basking in temperatures in the warm 20’s and now the thermometer isn’t getting above 8c in the day and freezing at night.  It adds to the January reality that it’s not always sunshine and siestas and that we’re going...

Pour & Pair, Sherry Week Blog !

It is with great delight that I have been chosen out of many bloggers, to create a ‘Pour and pair’ recipe and hopefully a winning dish for the competition, to celebrate this years #Sherryweek 2017. I have been given a wonderful bottle of Cruz Vieja, Palo...

Go Bananas!

Banana & Sultana Bread. We always have bananas that have gone over, but for this recipe that is perfect, all is not lost.  In fact now I keep all my over ripe bananas in the freezer, here I can just grab one out, to make into the quickest natural ice-cream, just...
Muchos mangos !

Muchos mangos !

Mango chutney ! The Axarquia in Andalucia where La Rosilla is situated has become over the last few years the perfect location in the lowlands along the rivers to grow Mangos. The subtropical climate in the area is ideal for these luscious fruits.  They hang from the...