Jamón, Jamón
Food / Madrid / Musings

Jamón, Jamón

I didn’t realize this time would come so soon. My love affair has soured, yet I’m in the awkward position of continuing like nothing has changed. I am finally admitting to myself that I would be perfectly happy to never eat ham again. Spaniards adore jamón; it’s an important part of their diet and lifestyle. It almost seems … Continue reading

To Market, to Market
Madrid

To Market, to Market

I’ve tackled El Rastro. Europe’s largest flea market presented an exciting challenge to a collector (read: hoarder) like myself. Flea markets often feel like the true introduction to a new city; there’s something about a market that’s revealing of the place in which it thrives. I adore markets.  In Honduras, colorful, handmade bags and pottery … Continue reading