Christmas treat

Category: Shopping December 23, 2020
Casa Mira. © Álvaro López del Cerro.

Casa Mira. © Álvaro López del Cerro.

The age-old question: Hard turrón or soft turrón? Made from almonds, these are the two classic nougat sweets that are a must-have on any self-respecting Christmas table. In Madrid you can find both of them and lots of other versions in patisseries whose ovens are busy working overtime these days. Happy and sweet holidays!

Category: Shopping
December 22, 2015

Christmas is nearly upon us. And even if you’re holidaying in the Spanish capital, the frenetic rush of the (silly) season is inescapably contagious. There’s little time to spare. You’ve got gifts to find. And if the panic is beginning to set in and you’re all out of ideas then there’s only one solution: The […]

Category: Entertainment
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Christmas in the Spanish capital will be given a slightly more exotic edge this year with the inauguration of Madrid’s first International Christmas Fair of Cultures. For six days in the heart of the city the Conde Duque Cultural Centre will become a colourful playground of cultural diversity with stalls, performances of music and dance, […]