WHEN IN SPAIN, CELEBRATE THE HOLY WEEK (11-17 APRIL 2022)!

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10 Apr, 2022
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This week is Holy Week (Semana Santa), the week of the Passion of Christ in Catholic Spain. People are enthused now that restrictions are no longer as prohibitive as they were during the pandemic. (It's over now, isn't it? Is it?) Natives and visitors can join the famous religious processions without masks although it still is advisable to wear them because these processions are packed with devotees and keeping social distance is next to impossible. Also, attendance at the liturgies requires protective face coverings when held inside churches.

TORRIJAS, LENT’S SWEET SOMETHING, IS GOOD FOR THE WHOLE YEAR

TORRIJAS, LENT’S SWEET SOMETHING, IS GOOD FOR THE WHOLE YEAR »

4 May, 2014
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After having been concocted to sweeten the penitential Lent, the torrijas are now around to sweeten the 365 days of the calendar year

SAINT THERESA’S LENT & EASTER SWEET TOOTH PLEASURES

SAINT THERESA’S LENT & EASTER SWEET TOOTH PLEASURES »

18 Mar, 2013
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Torrija with meringue icecream from Restuarante Bole, Zaragoza

by Margaux Cintrano

 

Firstly, most Iberian Peninsula sweet