From now on, when anyone asks me for recommendations of things to do near San Miguel de Allende, my answer will be “Go wine tasting”. If you only have time for one winery, go to Vinícola Tres Raíces, located just 14 miles (22 km) outside of San Miguel […]
Yeh, I was surprised too. I have to say that when we were planning our trip to Arizona and looking for interesting ways to spend our time, wine tasting was not something that we expected to find. Before our return to Mexico, we were visiting good friends in […]
Call it Suckling Pig, Cochinillo, or Lechón…there are many tasty versions to try in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Suckling pig (cochinillo) was one of our favorite dishes in Spain and we seek it out wherever we travel. It is also a special dish in Latin America, where it is called lechón. Now, we have the same enthusiasm trying the many versions of lechón created by chefs […]
The new year is full of some big changes for us. A couple of weeks ago we flew to Mexico City and jumped on a bus to San Miguel de Allende, our new home away from home. While this might be a surprise to many of our readers, […]
One of the highlights of our time in Porto was a visit to the Graham’s 1890 Port Lodge. Port is a fortified wine that is only produced in the Douro Valley of Portugal. After production, the wine is brought from the vineyards down the Douro river by boat […]
In the months leading up to our trip to Porto, I had been dreaming of seafood. Portugal is a seafaring country with a long tradition of fishing, so they are well known for their fish and seafood. The Portuguese have the highest seafood consumption per capita in Europe, […]
This autumn we spent nearly a month in Porto, the second largest city in Portugal. Porto sits on the north bank of the Douro River, where the river empties out into the Atlantic Ocean. Portugal is historically a seafaring culture, so much of their food comes from the […]