We’ve spoken previously about the virtues and simplicity of the Spanish Tinto de Verano as a daytime thirst quencher so when we wanted a long cool poolside drink for here in Koh Samui, it was as simple as buying a bottle of red and a handful of cans of SpriteRead More →

Our Recipe for a Shoulder of Lamb Wow!  That’s quite a headline, I suppose I’d better back it up now. But I stand by it; it’s certainly the best Shoulder of Lamb we’ve ever had and it’s surprisingly easy. This should serve 4 people. Ingredients: 1 kg Lamb Shoulder 2Read More →

Most people think of Sangria when they consider a lighter alcoholic drink in Spain but in the south, primarily Andalucia, Tinto de Verano is more prevalent amongst the locals. It’s a bit of a generalisation, but Sangria is for the tourists when Tinto de Verano is for the locals.  WeRead More →