Paella Masterclass

2019-06-27T13:18:21+00:00

"If you see a fluorescent yellow-rice paella, with the vegetables perfectly displayed in symmetrical order, run away. If it's offered in a menu together with a big jug of sangria, keep on running". Our Paella Masterclass chef is on a mission to make us experts, distinguishing between the tourist-trap, frozen paella and the real home-made paella. He continues by making us observe and feel the authentic Valencian "bomba" round-grain rice and the Asian long-grain rice, important when it comes to differentiate between a real cook and a cheating amateur: the long-grain rice can boil for hours and hours and [...]

Paella Masterclass2019-06-27T13:18:21+00:00

Chatting with Matteo

2019-06-27T13:03:21+00:00

Saludos! Hi my name is Matt, o ahora, Matteo. I did a 20 month journey on land across South America. Starting with a one-way ticket to Brazil I made my slow zag-zagging way to Colombia, then a flew up to Mexico. From hitting major landmarks and traveller cliches toward personal experience that changes ones 'self'. The generosity of all interactions seemed to multiple as time went on from the locals to the fellow travellers. My aims were casual but clear, to see and experience to people and places (claro que si- of course), importantly: while learning Spanish. No matter [...]

Chatting with Matteo2019-06-27T13:03:21+00:00

History of Art Workshop: “Sorolla, Spanish Master of Light”

2019-06-27T12:52:29+00:00

On the occasion of the National Gallery’s exhibition on Spanish Impressionist painter Sorolla, we organised a workshop to explore the work of the so called “Spanish Master of Light”. As always, our lovely Victoria filled a grey and overcast Saturday afternoon with brightness and warmth. Through the paintings of Sorolla, we were transported from dark London to the sunny beaches of Valencia. On the occasion of the National Gallery’s exhibition on Spanish Impressionist painter Sorolla, we organised a workshop to explore the work of the so called “Spanish Master of Light”. As always, our lovely Victoria filled [...]

History of Art Workshop: “Sorolla, Spanish Master of Light”2019-06-27T12:52:29+00:00