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Spanish wine: Sherry

In this article WabiHost will introduce you to a Spanish wine that has been a classic for centuries: Sherry (Jerez in Spanish). According to some experts, this is one of the most complex wines in the world. It has a Denomination of Origin seal that protects its...

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Responsible food shopping

Amid our search for a better lifestyle, people are looking for new ways to eat and shop. Less plastic, less meat and less food-waste. These are some of the premises real-fooders champion to save the world and our health. At WabiHost we also promote a better...

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Refreshing Spanish drinks

Summer is already here and people flock to the terraces looking for shelter from the scorching Spanish sun. Amid the merciless Iberian heat, locals and tourists alike crave a nice refreshing drink to quench their thirst. While locals utter easily the name of their...

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Spanish summer dishes

Spain, with its passionate flamenco and stunning beaches, is famous for being quite a hot country. Spaniards are really warm people, always ready to speak their minds, laugh out loud and cook with their hearts. Luckily, they have developed some refreshing summer...

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Spanish wine: Galicia

In Wabi Host we want to show the most wonderful jewels of the Spanish gastronomy. That is why we organise gastronomic tours in Madrid outside the tourist routes for locals and visitors alike. Here we present true Spanish delicacies and today it is the turn of some...

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Spanish cheese: A rough guide

At Wabi Host we are huge fans of cheese and we want to give Spanish cheeses the reputation they deserve. That's why we invite you to try them on our Foodie Walk in Madrid. Meanwhile, so you can know the best cheeses in Spain, we’ve written this rough guide so you can...

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Terraces in Madrid: Outdoors pleasure

Are you one of those people who try to escape from the asphalt at least for a while every day? Do you need a moment of refuge in readings, sports or with friends in Madrid? Then you cannot miss the recommendation that WabiHost has brought for you: the top 5 authentic...

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The best beer in Madrid

Caña (half-pint), pint or jar. Draught or bottle. Craft or industrial. Malt or wheat, with or without alcohol. At WabiHost we have a beer for everyone. When you come to visit Spain, contact us to go around Madrid and have a drink with us. We’ll take you to learn and...

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Gluten-free bread and cakes in Madrid

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food," wrote the famous Irish author George Bernard Shaw in one of his works. At WabiHost we do not want anyone to be left without enjoying this pure and delicious love that good food gives us. That's why we wrote a special...

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The best potato omelette in Madrid

Spanish cuisine is known throughout the world for several dishes but few as famous as the omelette. This humble dish is delicious, simple and has immense potential. Although today it can be found in many restaurants abroad, tourists still come to Spain looking for the...

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Myths and legends about good wine

The appreciation of a good wine does not have to be reserved for a few winemakers or experts in the field. “Clothes don’t make the man" but practice, that is why WabiHost wants to debunk some of the myths and legends that exist about wine. With this post we want to...

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Top 5 Spanish Easter Sweets

Easter is just around the corner and Spain smells like cinnamon. Torrijas are just one of the traditional Spanish sweets we eat in this season. That’s why WabiHost wanted you to know what to order with your coffee or tea when visiting Madrid this Easter. Torrijas ...

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Spain and how to live 100 years

A recent study has declared Spain as the healthiest country in the world. For some time, this country has been consistently among the top 5. Indeed, the ageing Iberian population is remarkable as they are not only numerous but also keep very active well into their...

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Spanish tapas in Madrid

A rough guide to the best tapas in Madrid Spanish food is well-known around the world for the typical tapas. It’s no surprise then that tourists who visit Madrid come to taste real tapas in their birth country. They book tapas tours around the city centre hoping to...

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Off the beaten track local markets in Madrid

Struggling to survive Doing our groceries in local markets is a very Spanish tradition that is sadly dying out. In a world obsessed with practicality, time-saving and big shopping malls, small shops are going through a rough time. Supermarket chains are convenient and...

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How to recognise a true Valencian paella

This week we celebrated Las Fallas in the beautiful city of Valencia. It is a party of noise, colour and above all, fire. It seems that this Spanish community has a special love for burned stuff, like that delicious socarrat that remains at the bottom of a true...

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Seven keys to appreciate a real Jamón

After almost 27 years after the premiere of the film, Jamón, Jamón is still an ode to Spanish culture, an ironic song to the stigmas of social classes. With high doses of eroticism, the film sums up perfectly our country’s passions and impulses. Bigas Luna declared...

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Spain on a plate, trip through its seven gastronomic wonders

For most tourists passing through Madrid it is easy to cite seven architectural wonders of Spain: the Guggenheim Museum, the Aqueduct of Segovia, the Alhambra ... but, what do you think if we make a trip in which we eat all of them? A suggestion to learn about the...

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Chocolate with churros in Madrid

Spain has a place in the world gastronomic scene due to several meals. For example, Valencian paella, potato omelet, Iberian ham, tapas and of course the chocolate with churros. Churros!!! Crunchy, warm and dunked in that dark thick hot chocolate. A traditional...

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The best cocido madrileño

In a previous WabiHost post we talked about the typical Spanish stews, those dishes to warm up your body and soul. These are dishes that, although time-consuming, smell like home. They should be eaten slowly, in company and savouring each “vuelco” or step. On this...

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Top 5: Best places in Madrid to visit with your partner

Europe is full of charming cities to visit this Saint Valentine’s Day and Madrid is no exception. The capital of Spain has many places where you can enjoy lovely activities so you and your beloved one can enjoy like you deserve. From terraces overlooking beautiful...

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Best Spanish winter dishes and where to try them in Madrid

At WabiHost we do not want you to get cold during your stay in Spain. That's why we would like you to learn about the best dishes of this beautiful land to warm you up and fully enjoy your trip. This is our selection of the best Spanish dishes to enjoy in winter. It's...

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Winter fruits in Spain

Winter is not a season when we immediately think of fruits. Not as much as in summer at least when it is hot and the body asks for something fresh and light. However, from November to March, in Spain we have at our disposal a good variety of winter fruits that will...

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The South is beaten in a mortar

The South is beaten in a mortar0 Comments I think the oldest memory of me in the kitchen I can think of is from when I was five years old. My father got in with bag full of “teleras”, Cordoba’s most typical bread. My land’s bread has a dense crumb and thin yet firm...

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