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It was all about the sheep, the blossoms, and the food of spring


My dad and I snuck out of the house without telling anyone where we were going. He grabbed his camera, I grabbed my camera, and we tippy-toed out the door. We decided we would go explore the little neighborhoods that surround my hometown, Amorebieta, where life seems to stand still.I rolled down the window, rested ...

Where we are


The fields are covered with yellow dandelions and txiribita flowers. Sheep have taken over the landscape.White plum petals and magnolias paint the sky when we look up. Apple trees are showing the first green buds and I am awaiting anxiously for the flowers to bloom. Will I be here to witness it? Not sure yet, ...

The James Beard Awards and looking for spring


The first day of spring. Can you smell it in the air?Yesterday I learned that this blog of mine is a finalist for the 2012 James Beard Awards in the "Individual Food Blog" category. How did it feel? Like an outer-body experience. An incredible honor to be surrounded by authors, journalists, bloggers, and photographers I ...