Basque Diary

The Basque Country – Kutxa (Box) Day

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The following extract is from A Basque Diary – Living in Hondarribia, which is available, in print and as an ebook, from Amazon. 25th July: Kutxa (Box) Day Our friends in Amona Margarita tried to explain this festival to us the first year and, because our Spanish wasn’t very good, we thought we had mistranslated […]

Basque Diary

Pinchos – The Basque Version of Spanish Tapas

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Pinchos (or pintxos) are like Spanish tapas, but better. The Basque Country is the best place in the Iberian penninsula to eat and pinchos take tapas to another level. There is healthy rivalry between places to put out the best pinchos on the bar and no more so than when there is a competition, as […]