HAPPY DAY OF ASTURIAS – FELIZ DIA DE ASTURIAS

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For all those in Asturias, For all who have visited us here and for all those who plan to come in the future. The 8th of September is the day of Asturias and also the day of its patron saint,

SO, WHERE IS ASTURIAS?

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        WHERE IS ASTURIAS –  LOCATION The Principality of Asturias is located in the North of Spain occupying a territory of 10,603 km2 and is home to 1,085,000 people. It is bordered on the West by Galicia,

SABOREANDO ASTURIAS – SAVOURING ASTURIAS

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      To understand the concept and quality of the food in Asturias you must first understand the environment from which it is produced! Every aspect of cooking in Asturias, be it traditional or haute cuisine, is reflective of

THE DAY OF THE AMERICAS PARADE IN SAN MATEO OVIEDO

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        During the mid 1800’s, as the industrial revolution got into full swing, many people from Asturias migrated to North and South America to seek their fortunes in these resource rich countries. The hard working Asturians carved

CANGAS WINE (WEB VERSION ENGLISH)

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      The more southerly location of Cangas del Narcea bordering with Leon and Galicia make the terrain ideal for the production of wine and is still one of their main industries. Also, it is the only winemaking region

WITNESS THE RUT OF THE STAG IN ASTURIAS

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          Witness the Rut of the Stag this Autumn in Asturias. More than 40% of Asturias is now categorised as a Nature Reserve which makes the region one of the most suitable places in Spain to

THE FABADA ASTURIANA AND THE FABADA RECIPE

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        Made internationally infamous by Hannibal Lecter’s odd choice of diet in Silence of the Lambs, the Fabada bean casserole is the signature dish of Asturias and is enjoyed throughout all of Spain. The Fabada is a

DEEP SEA FISHING IN ASTURIAS

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        Every aspect of life in Asturias is influenced by the Cantabric Sea (Bay of Biscay) from its unique weather patterns and temperate climate to industry, food and more recently, tourism and leisure. Asturias has an extensive

THE WAY OF SAINT JAMES – AN INTRODUCTION TO THE COASTAL ROUTE OF SAINT JAMES IN ASTURIAS

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        The Northern Coastal Route of Saint James as it passes through Asturias, was used by the first European pilgrims as it followed along a pre-existing route carved out by the local inhabitants thousands of years before especially

THE CAMINO OF ST JAMES, THE ORIGINAL WAY

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        The Way of St. James or The Camino is one of the largest spiritual, cultural and religious events to take place throughout the history of humanity attracting pilgrims from all over the world to make their way to Santiago

CLIMBING IN ASTURIAS

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        The rugged and mountainous nature of the Asturian landscape lends itself perfectly to Rock Climbing and is becoming a destination of choice for serious climbers from all over the world who are looking for something a

THE ASTURIAN CHEESE AND CHEESE RECIPES

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        Asturias is one of the regions of Spain with most tradition in manufacturing cheese. The region is well known for its green and vast pasture lands, where a wide range of livestock graze. Asturian cheese range