The friends walk in groups of two or more abreast, arms locked, in an impossibly slow pace. The couples emerge on Sundays, mooching around, holding hands, erratically zig-zagging in the pavement, or abruptly stopping.
On arrival to the agroturismo, we were offered an aperitivo, with olives, crisps, bread, cheeses, and white wine from the region, produced by a nearby vineyard.
After we had either opened our appetite or obliterated it with cheese, it was time to have dinner.
This was the opening, and I really liked its simplicity: bread, rosemary, olive oil and very mature figs. The combination of sweet and salty worked really well, and the rosemary added that extra complexity of aromas for a memorable snack.
✍🏼 Adding it to my list of “things to replicate at home” 🤓
Based in one of Ottolenghi’s book recipes, and part of my own Salad week. Continue reading “Fennel, feta and pomegranate salad”
I bought half a kilo of tiger nuts a couple weeks ago, to make my own horchata. This is my first attempt, following the recipe from El Invitado de Invierno, one of my favourite blogs 😃 Continue reading “How to make horchata (Valencian style, with tiger nuts)”