Espinacas con Garbanzos Recipe (Spinach and Chickpeas Stew)

espinacas con garbanzos

A tapa of espinacas con garbanzos tells you everything you need to know about Seville. This is one of the most typical dishes in the sunny Andalusian capital, loved and devoured by locals. But why? It’s a surprisingly simple recipe; mostly spinach and chickpeas (garbanzo beans) spiced with cumin. But despite its simplicity, this tapa […]

Torrijas Recipe (Spanish “French Toast”)

Some of the best torrijas in Seville can only be enjoyed during Semana Santa. Plan accordingly!

If you come to Seville at Easter, you’ll see bars throughout the city advertising “torrijas.” These are a Semana Santa sensation, and locals won’t rest until they have their daily fix. Broadly speaking, you could call torrijas the Spanish version of French toast. But it’s so much more than that. What are torrijas? Some myths, […]

Where to Find the Tastiest Cheap Eats in Seville

Tuna tartare

So you’re in Seville, you love good food, but you’re on a budget. Well, you just may be in your ideal travel destination. You don’t have to look too hard to find cheap eats here in Seville. It’s a relatively economical place to dine out, and the tapas culture lends itself to sharing bites with […]

6 Lent Traditions Not to Miss if You’re Visiting Seville in Spring

Holy Week procession in Seville, Spain

As the mesmerizing scent of orange blossoms fills the air, drums start beating, and Semana Santa is on everyone’s lips, there’s no denying it—the countdown to Seville’s most awaited week has begun!  The impressive Holy Week festivities held in Seville in spring are an unforgettable spectacle that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors from around […]