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Neither Friars Nor Conquistadores

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Neither Friars Nor Conquistadores

Dr. James Fernández, a professor at New York University, and his colleague and friend Luís Argeo have devoted much of their professional lives to chronicling the lives of overlooked Spanish emigrants - most likely some of whom are parents or grandparents of the La Tienda family!

They have been traveling all over the U.S. and Spain, conducting research in libraries and archives, visiting...

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Exceptional Terra Cotta Cazuelas

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Exceptional Terra Cotta Cazuelas

These classic rustic refractory clay cazuelas are only made in the area near Breda, in Catalunya. The secret to the exceptional quality of these remarkable cooking products the special clay of the region, coveted by potters since Roman times. It comes from the Pyrenean foothills where the local artisans follow the Roman custom of adding very fine pebbles to this traditional clay thereby producing...

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REGIONAL FOCUS

Asturias

We always look forward to visiting Asturias, a magnificent area where the crashing sea, sheer mountains and green pastures abound. To the north are the Bay of Biscay and the Cantabrian Sea. To the south are the amazing Picos de Europa. Its dramatic sheer cliffs have protected the area from invasions from the south, and its geographic isolation has protected the area from foreign intruders.

The...

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