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, […]

Moreish & Moorish: 5 Typical Desserts from Granada

Cheers with a glass of sherry on our Jerez Wine Country Harvest Day Trip from Seville

One of the many things about the south of Spain that holds such appeal for international travelers are the remnants of its ancient Arabic heyday. Remember, Spain has actually spent more time as a majority Islamic country than it has a Christian one throughout its history. That is still very apparent in many elements of […]