28 Mar 2019

Almería was made Capital Española de la Gastronomía 2019 (twitter @Almería2019) and various gastronomic events will be taking place in the province of Almería over the course of the year.  

We had the pleasure of being invited to these events by Fernando Huidobro (www.fernandohuidobro.com twitter @FHuidobroRein) Presidente de Academia Andaluza de Gastronomía y Turismo (twitter @andgastrotur)

We made our way, after our short three day trip to Ibiza, by plane to Alicante. We then drove down to Garrucha to meet the rest of the invited guests at the Garrucha fish auction house to learn about the famous Gambarojo...

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The drive to this restaurant will take you through Almeria’s desert interior, which is the only official desert in Europe.

Upon entering the pretty village of Vélez Blanco you could first head to the stunning Renaissance castle, which towers over the village. Built in the early 16th century, it is worth the visit, both for the castle itself and for the fantastic views overlooking the village and beyond.

The castle closes at 2pm, which is perfect, as this is when lunch begins here.

Head for this very good traditional restaurant in the village.

This is down below the castle, off the main road into the villa...

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