Saturday, July 9, 2011


Not your average Spanish tortilla dinner, coca is like a Spanish style pizza/foccacia. My lovely friend Ashley spends her summers in Menorca with her husband's family and says coca is an everyday staple in their diet-I'm hoping that one day we can take a summer trip to the island to visit them and try the real thing, but until then the recipe from Dabble magazine (jul-aug.issue pg. 143) is going to have to suffice.

(ps.I'm totally diggin dabble the perfect mix of design, food, and travel in an online magazine.)

Friday, July 8, 2011

The Calixtinus Code

Yesterday a robbery on the scale of Da Vinci Code craziness was revealed in Santiago. The Codex Calixtinus, a  one of the oldest historical books in Europe was declared missing from its vault in the cathedral of Santiago. The priceless 12 century book contians the history St. James and the Camino de Santiago and is revered as Europe's first travel guide

The cathedral staff think it went missing on Sunday afternoon but didn't publish the news until yesterday after searching long and hard throughout the cathedral. It's an unbelievable story, these mysteries really happen and so close to home? Incredible. It will be interesting to finally find out what happened and where the codex is...but until then Dan Brown get your pen ready. Read more here
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