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Roasted Pepper Salad Recipe

One of the essential foods to try in Malaga is pescaito frito or fried fish at a chiringuito which is a beach-side restaurant especialized in fish dishes.The most common salad they serve alongside fried fish is the roasted pepper salad. This is the traditional recipe of the sald they serve at chiringuitos. It's very simple and the success of this recipe lies in the quality of its main ingredients: good fresh peppers and an excellent extra virgin olive

Exploring Fuengirola – Food Festivals, Restaurants and Attractions

Lying midway between two of the major drawcards of the Costa Del Sol, Marbella and Malaga, lies Fuengirola a beachside town with a lot to offer. Often joked about as ‘the southernmost city of Finland,’ Fuengirola is much more than a Scandinavian winter escape. It has a lot to offer by way of food festivals, restaurants and attractions. Photo Credit: Easily accessible by a direct bus from Marbella, and sitting at the end

Malaga Wines & the Founding Fathers of the United States

The fame of Málaga's wine is reflected in such famous sagas as The Three Musketeers and in the last third of the 18th and early 19th centuries it was the usual drink among the first presidents of the United States: the so-called Founding Fathers. Malaga Wines The Three Musketeers, the unforgettable creation of the French Alexandre Dumas, was so successful that its author decided to write two more parts to please the public: Twenty years

Gazpachuelo – Tradition, history and Flavor of Malaga

Last updated: Nov 05, 2020 It's not gazpacho, it's gazpachuelo and this is its Malaga route. The gazpachuelo malagueño is tradition, history and flavor of the south. It is also the dish that all mothers know how to make. Gazpachuelo at Bardal resturant, Ronda © Nacho Sánchez In order not to enter into family disputes about which one prepares it better, we have decided to carry out   a route through different restaurants in

Sardines in Malaga – In Search of the “Best Espeto”

The months without an ‘R’ in them are starting, and we travel south on the search for sardines. Malaga welcomes us with a gift in the shape of fish: prepare yourself to lick your fingers and discover the taste of the Mediterranean thanks to the ‘espetos’. Come on, we’re leaving. Never have six sardines on a stick gone such a long way! A boat full of sand, some cane from the river, fresh sardines, olive wood embers and the

Malaga, on its Way to Foodie Heaven

When talking about food destinations, either hip, cosmopolitan cities with creative chefs pop up in your head that test the limits of your understanding of what food can be; Or far away, off the beaten track spots where you don’t understand anything written on the menu (if there is one), but you’ll always remember them as one of the highlights of your trip, places where you really got to “savor culture”. Luckily, Spain offers both! Madrid and Barcelona are home

Taste of Malaga Fair-Sabor a Malaga. The Culinary Essence of our Province

All right, let’s face it- at Spain Food Sherpas we’re all into food! That’s why it’s like heaven on earth, paradise, for us when we can assist a culinary fair. Even better though, when it’s about local, mouth-watering quality products that are elaborated in our province! Let yourself be surprised by the creativity and “savoir faire” of our (family-run) enterprises that provide us with artisanal, traditional and absolutely delicious treats. Photo credit: Nacho Sánchez To enjoy all

Meatballs with Almond Sauce from Malaga

Fernando Madariaga_ © ICEX Ingredients: 500 gr ground meat 100 gr breadcrumbs 2 eggs 2 garlic cloves Parsley Salt, pepper and cumin Olive oil Ingredients for the sauce: 2 slices of bread 12 almonds 2 cloves of garlic One parsley sprig One glass of white wine Saffron Olive oil Prep: 15 min Cook: 30 min Yield: 2-4 servings Preparation: Season the meat with salt and pepper and add the garlic

Wines of Malaga – Discover one of the oldest wine regions in the world

The province of Malaga has been a wine-producing area since the arrival of the Phoenicians almost 3,000 years ago. It was this civilization that began to cultivate the vine, which kept on growing thanks to other cultures such as the Greek, Roman and in times of the Al Andalus. Around the nineteenth century Malaga’s wines were at its greatest: there were about 112,000 hectares of vineyards and the wines were exported halfway around the world

Essential Food to try in Malaga

Last updated: Nov 05, 2020 Fried Fish and “Espetos” You cannot leave Malaga without having enjoyed the terrace of a “chiringuito” bar on the beach in Pedregalejo or El Palo. The stars among the summer dishes are the “fritura malagueña” (a wide variety of fried local fish like red mullets, white anchovies, squid or school shark) and grilled sardines. You will see that the preparation of an “espeto” is pure art: 5 or 6 sardines put on a skewer