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Sun Dried Tomatoes

We have just collected our first batch of home grown, sun dried tomatoes and laid out some fresh tomatoes which we picked this morning. This is how we dried them: We laid a sheet of plastic over a couple of … Continue reading

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Home Made Gazpacho

During the hot summer months in Andalucia there is nothing to beat a chilled bowl of Gazpacho Andaluz. I made this cold soup this morning using tomatoes, pepper, cucumber, garlic and olive oil from our finca. White wine vinegar and … Continue reading

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Ohanes

We are into summer now and every day is hot and sunny. On Saturday we decided to drive up to the little mountain town of Ohanes. Although only half an hours drive away it was cooler up there with temp … Continue reading

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La Barriada De Alcora

Ten days ago we took Mike and Tracy. who were staying with us, up to the pretty little hamlet of La Barriada de Alcora in the Sierra de Gador above Canjayar. We drove along a wide track above the village … Continue reading

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Granada – The Albaicin and Sacromonte

We have just returned from spending a couple of nights in Granada. Here are some photos, taken by Digby, most of which are of the Albaicin and Sacromonte. The first photo is of the Alhambra from Sacromonte. It is not … Continue reading

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The Bodegas of Laujar and Market in Almócita

Yesterday morning we drove up to Laujar de Andarax. Here they have had more rain recently than we have in the lower valleys and the countryside was looking fresh and beautiful. Now spring is at its best up here and … Continue reading

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Our Garden In April

Here are some photos taken of my garden yesterday. When we moved here last summer the house already had a lovely garden but it had been a little neglected. Over the last few months we have been trimming the shrubs … Continue reading

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