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Delicious and mouthwatering foods from across Iberia covering restaurant reviews, recipes, food and wine pairing, and the history of Spanish and Portuguese gastronomy.

Lomo of Guijuelo

Editor’s Note: Our resident contributor, Janelle Norman from Tapas Talk, has written a charming article on one of Spain’s most appreciated cured meats, Lomo. One my favorite “embutidos”, or cured meat, in Spain is Lomo Embuchado, or cured pork loin. Don’t tell anyone, but I like lomo almost more than […]

Taberna Almendro 13

Taberna Almendro 13 is located in the neighborhood of La Latina, and area which once encompassed the first settlements in the city of Mayrit (Madrid) around 900 and later the Muslim quarter of the city once it was under Christian rule. Cava Baja was the road that surrounded the city […]

Gourmet Cheese in Madrid

Two years ago, Food and Wine magazine talked of the revolution in Spanish artesian cheeses. After being outlawed for decades under Franco’s dictatorship, Spain has only recently been rediscovering and bringing back their artesian cheeses. Spain celebrates its regional cuisine, and if you ever comment on your plans to visit […]

Mushrooms = Rainy day sunshine.

Editors note: As always, we at Catavino love new contributers to our humble Iberian wine blog. The more unique the perspective, the better. It offers you, and us, the opportunity to hear about Spanish and Portuguese wine from someone other than ourselves. And as many of you are intimately aware, […]