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Shops and restaurants of Zenia Boulevard shopping Center in Orihuela Costa

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Zenia Boulevard shopping center of Orihuela Costa has more than 150 establishments, characterized by their diversity, quality and price. Among them are Zara, Alcampo, Decathlon, Primark, Leroy Merlin, Conforama, Norauto, Media Markt, Lefties, H&M, C&A and Massimo Dutti, among others. In addition, we have at our disposal several exclusive stores like Guess, Geox, Vía di Milano (Armani, Dolce &...

Zenia Boulevard in Orihuela Costa is the largest shopping centre in all the province of Alicante

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Do you live in Orihuela Costa, are you on holidays near the beaches of Orihuela or just live nearby? In this post we offer you an alternative to enjoy your free time in an open shopping centre located between the provinces of Alicante and Murcia. It is La Zenia Boulevard. Designed as if it were a coastal and friendly town,...

Enjoy a trip to Tabarca Island (II). Places to visit on Tabarca Island

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In our previous post, we realised that Tabarca Island is a treasure within reach of the many visitors to nearby cities such as Benidorm, Alicante, Santa Pola, La Marina, Guardamar, Torrevieja and Orihuela Costa. It is located in the Mediterranean Sea, just 8 kilometers from the port of Santa Pola and 22 kilometers from Alicante. These are two of...

Galician style octopus over mashed potato and egg yolk

Octopus is a great product of Spanish cuisine. Paella with octopus, with sauce called “sangochao” stew with potatoes and spices…. There are many possibilities of cooking Octopus. Do you like Galician style octopus? In this post we will teach you how to cook it in a different, creative and innovative way. Ingredients • 3 large potatoes. • 2 litres water. • One egg yolk per...

How to prepare a Spanish sangria

If someone suddenly asks us - What is the Spanish typical drink? Perhaps a lot of people would reply - Sangria! Refreshing, sweet, frothy, with fresh fruit, Spanish wine... if we serve it cold, it is par excellence the drink on a hot day and the perfect companion to a good paella or some tasty snacks. We invite you to know the recipe...

Learn to cook a tasty Spanish potato salad

If you go to a bar to drink a beer or wine and waiter ask which tapa do you want, possibly one of the first dishes that come to mind is a tasty Spanish potato salad. There are many versions: with or without tuna, seafood, peas, boiled potatoes... But the truth is that all are delicious. What is your...

Learn to cook tomato scrambled egg

This is one of the simplest and traditional starters that we can find on Mediterranean cuisine. Ingredients • 2 Kilos ripen tomatoes • 5 eggs • Olive oil • Salt • Sugar • Ground pepper • And made bread Tomato with eggs, step by step • We have to wash, peel and grate tomatoes. • In a frying pan we fry oil, then dump the grinded tomatoes. We stir frequently during 45 minutes. • We add salt and sugar. We taste...

Do you want to learn how to cook typical Spanish recipes?

We like cooking, relaxing in front of the stoves, preparing and cutting the ingredients to see how they fuse and combine slow cooked. But also we like to enjoy our free time with our family, friends or simply reading a good book with a glass of wine and nuts. We also like seeing visitors at home, decorate it to give them...

Do you want to learn how to make homemade quince jam?

Ingredients to cook quince jam • 1 kilo Quinces • 1 kilo Sugar • Juice of one lemon • 1 cup of water How to prepare quince jam We start dealing with the quinces so we extract the central area with seeds. If we prefer, we can peel them before using them. In a pan, we put a cup of water and the quinces and boil them during a few...

How to cook a tasty grilled courgette with jam

Today we present you an easy, simple and healthy recipe. Ingredients for four people • 4 medium courgettes • 2 onions • 200 gr. of cooked ham cut • 3 tablespoon of wheat flour • 300 ml. of milk • A pinch of salt • And a pinch of nutmeg How to prepare courgettes We wash the courgettes and we cut them in two pieces in half. We empty the courgettes, removing the central part...