Posts Tagged ‘Spain’

Eating the World Cup

The World Cup kicks off Friday in South Africa, and I'm starting to plan my soccer-watching itinerary.  Soccer tournaments have been my favorite occasions for food-touristing in the cities in which I've lived, and the World Cup offers the most wide-ranging opportunities at all. I recall perhaps most fondly one long night of quarterfinals in […]

Spanish Pigs May Be Fattening Up on Turkish Acorns!

Remember what I was saying about the pricy Iberico de bellota ham? How "[e]very molecule of that meat has been infused with the forest in which that pig forages; the muscle and the fat almost melt on your tongue, leaving behind both a big buttery flavor and an ineffable sense of the Spanish countryside"? Well, […]