Essentially British ‘fish and chips’ has Spanish roots

Fish and chips, widely known as a typically British meal has a somewhat surprising history that includes that its origins are most definitely non-British. They can be traced overseas and one, importantly, to the south of Spain. What? Not British? I can almost hear the howls of outrage coming from the ‘sceptered isle’1. But it … Continue reading Essentially British ‘fish and chips’ has Spanish roots

Three Kings visit Spanish towns this evening

Christmas or Navidad reaches its traditional climax this evening with the arrival of Los Reyes (the Three Kings) in almost every city, town and village, ahead of the national public holiday tomorrow, January 6. This marks the Christian festival of Epiphany, when according to the bible the kings, having followed the star, arrived in Bethlehem with their … Continue reading Three Kings visit Spanish towns this evening