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Mmm, granizado, literally a hailstorm; but in fact, a Slush Puppy-type drink that consists of crushed ice drenched in sweetened coffee or lemony syrup. It’s a great favourite with kids and kids at heart, keeping them/us entertained for ages as they/we burst their/our eardrums vacuuming up every last drop of sweetness from the remaining ice […]
You’d think that ordering an iced coffee would be a simple affair. Café con hielo in Spain comes like this: a double espresso cup of coffee, a long tall glass or a short fat glass with lots of ice, a spoon, and 9,000 bags of sugar. You – not the bar person – stir in […]
Summer’s here and the time is right for sipping and slugging lots and lots of chilled drinks to beat the heat. Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be tempting you with some of the best. Kicking off today with the ubiquitous tinto de verano. A lighter version of sangría, perfect for a summer’s day. […]
“This whole page should be kept in a museum,” said a very recent comment on our humorous article Ten things to know before moving to Spain, which was the most commented of the year (2008) at Expatica.com. Enjoy!