|Valencia, seen from El Miguelete bell tower|
Traveling to Valencia and Alicante
|Supper with friends, Alicante|
Cooking and baking for potlucks
|Homemade Basque pintxos|
Later that weekend, some of us Úbeda-based language assistants tried to ameliorate the lack of American-style big breakfasts here in Spain by having a massive brunch of scrambled eggs, oatmeal, fruit salad, coffee, orange juice, cookies, and sweet potato biscuits (which I baked). The biscuits weren’t the same thing as Cracker Barrel, but I think they were enough to hold us over until the summer.
Eating my way around town for the tapas festival
|“Essential Úbeda” tapa|
at the restaurant Ibiut
So here in Úbeda, the town recently sponsored a festival in which the local eateries could show off their skills and offer an artsy tapa estrella (“star tapa”) for a flat 2 €. I really enjoyed it because the series gave me the opportunity/excuse to visit many restaurants I had never eaten at before, even after living half a year in this town of only 35,000! Also, because food. Haha!
Traveling to Morocco
|Moroccan mint tea|
We’ll see what April has in store…