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ORDERING A COFFEE IN SPAIN When the Spanish order a coffee in the morning, they appear to be speaking in code. It’s rarely just ‘coffee’ (or ‘café’ in Spanish). These are the terms you’re going to have to get to grips with if you want to keep your head above water in a Spanish ‘cafeteria.…
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TAPAS ALLEY, BENIDORM OLD TOWN TAPAS ALLEY BENIDORM Officially runs from Pl. de la Constitutio, and along Santo Domingo, If getting a taxi, or you need to ask for directions ask for the Royal Queens Hotel which is situated right opposite the entrance to Tapas Alley. If you are fed up with pie & chips and fancy…
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Homemade Caramel Vodka

Homemade Caramel Vodka INGREDIENTS You will need a bottle of vodka (the cheap stuff is fine, but Smirnoff is tastier) a packet of Werther’s Original (approx. 135g) and a sterilised Mason Jar. Method Simply mix the bottle vodka with a packet of Werther’s Original sweets in a mason jar.  Cut the sweets up for a quicker and stronger infusion. Shake every few hours…
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Nispero Wine

Nispero Wine Nispero Wine – wine needs to age at least one year. Therefore, it would be best to plan in advance. INGREDIENTS: 9 pounds whole fresh nisperos with pits in place. 7 pounds if pits are removed. (Fresh, ripe picked is best. Wash before using.) 2 gallons boiling water Juice of 1 lemon (Used…
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Spanish Restaurant Etiquette

Do I sit? Or should I stand? Shall I wave? Or could I shout? And am I supposed to leave a tip? Here are the questions you never thought you needed to ask before going out to eat in Spain. DO I WAIT TO BE SEATED OR CHOOSE MY OWN TABLE? To err on the…
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