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Wine-bottle labels in Braille

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The price of fish is not always displayed on the menu. Photo: jypsygen / FlickrOrdering the catch of the day can deliver a rather...

50,000 flock to Galician octopus fest

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Starring Vermouth

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Olive oil prices surge due to drought and disease in Spain and Italy

Salads have rarely been so expensively dressed after a combination of drought and disease pushed the price of olive oil up 10% so far...

Inside San Sebastián’s new cookery school: Get Basque to basics

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The most famous recipes of Spanish cuisine

Spanish cuisine is known all over the world, and some of its typical dishes are so popular that if you're in Spain you can't...

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