Lo que no mata engorda...what doesn't kill you only makes you fatter. Which can only mean one thing, since I am still here blogging, the scales are tipping! Mmmm...but Spain is such a lovely way to gain weight...
Here are some of the gartronomic highlights of our road trip up the Costa Brava...the rugged and beautiful coast of Northern Spain. We ate in a lot of wonderful places, and most left us happy and sated, but these were our favorites...
Fonda Caner in Begur
Begur was the “base” for our
After their requisite free glass of cava (sparkling wine) on the first night, I had bacalao (salt cod) with red pepper, raisins, and pine nuts con cebolla confitado a la miel (caramelized onions with honey) which was amazing. In
Our second dinner there came after a harrowing drive up to Cadaques in the fog (more later). Tired and water logged, we regaled Maria Rosa with our rainy adventure (a Spanish-practicing moment) ending with “We are now sooo hungry!” So we tucked ourselves into a table, ordered a bottle of wine (from the Baix Emporda region of the
I cannot end this without mentioning their breakfast buffet. I was not expecting much (Asian breakfast buffets are famous/infamous for being seriously massive), just the usual egg, ham, bread spread that I have had in the tiny hotels I have stayed in around
Pi i Ralló, 19 17255 Begur - Baix Emporda
Tel: +34 972 623015
El Far in Llafranc
I sometimes think that there are two types of people in this world: paella people and fideua people. I am definitely a fideua person. For me, no trip to
Platja de Llafranc
Tel: +34 972301639
Hotel Sa Tuna in Sa Tuna
We had many amazing meals in the
Hostal Sa Tuna
Platja Sa Tuna 17255 Begur, Costa Brava, Girona
Tel: +34 972624182
La Vela in Calella
As I have mentioned, C is very much a paella person. He loves paella. I like it, sure. He loves it. But in
sorry no contact detials...it was that sort of day...sigh...
***note: I am posting culinary highlights only, but if you have a question about anything else, or if you need more information than I have put up, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will answer as best I can :)