Tunafest at El Capote

The beginning of summer heralds tuna from the Atlantic to make their way to the warmer spawning grounds of the Mediterranean.  As they swim along the western coastline of Southern Spain to cross through the Straits of Gibraltar they become ensnared in a maze of nets – the subsequent slaughter; Almadraba is an age old…

PURATAPA

The food at PURATAPA in Torreguadiaro, Spain is just incredible. Considering that this gastro tapas bar has been here for a few years now I’m shocked that I only discovered it this weekend! The tapas are inventive, modern and classy. There is a touch of barcelona/el pais vasco about the menu. Even with the screaming…

Fruits of Labour

What possessed me to wake up at silly o’clock on a Saturday morning, I do not know. Not even young children wake their parents up as early as 5am (I presume). Alarm bellowing at me indiscriminately of the hour of morning nor knowing how little sleep I’d actually had, I was cajoled out of bed…