Food

Sevilla Just Got Hot(ter)

Sevilla Just Got Hot(ter)

Imagine your next trip to Spain: gathering in regal gardens, under tall palm trees, and relaxing around the table with new friends and a cold glass of sherry. Next month, our cooking school in Sevilla opens its doors for its second season, and that’s exactly what we’ll be doing daily. Our daily schedule is packed Continue reading Sevilla Just Got Hot(ter)

The Top 10 Foods You Must Try In The Algarve

The Top 10 Foods You Must Try In The Algarve

Oh the Algarve coast, how we adore you! It’s easy to fall in love with this stunning region skirted by sandy beaches, capped with rugged cliffs, and dotted with the prettiest of whitewashed villages. Surprisingly, though, the cuisine is often overshadowed by that of its eastern neighbor. Here at Mimo we know that is unfair, Continue reading The Top 10 Foods You Must Try In The Algarve

The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián

The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián

This sliver of a city nestled up on Spain’s northeast coast has got it all: sandy beaches, shimmering sea dotted with surfers, a cluster of mountains and vineyard strewn hills, an atmospheric old town…and then there’s the food. This culinary mecca has more Michelin stars per capita than anywhere else in the world. Food is Continue reading The Top 10 Foods You Must Try When You Visit San Sebastián

Jaime of Aroa Farms

Jaime of Aroa Farms

The Basque Country has the highest concentration of Michelin-starred restaurants per capita on earth.  And its stunning scenery is treasured by the ancient people who have traditionally lived in baserri farm houses, pulling the best tomatoes, lettuces and peppers out of this hilly land for centuries, possibly millennia.  At world-famous Aroa Farms, in the beautiful fishing village of Continue reading Jaime of Aroa Farms

The Art of Ice Cream

The Art of Ice Cream

Carlos Arribas was the master ice cream artisan who taught my friend Fernando Alberdi the art of creamy deliciousness.  Using the techniques of gelato maestros, Alberdi’s small but inviting shop in Getaria’s main street offers an enticing list of flavours, including Ferrero Rocher, Pink Panther, and dulce de leche.  A photo of their mouth-watering mango flavour above. Fernando Continue reading The Art of Ice Cream