House guests, and the Fiesta of San Anton

Well, we have had a very busy couple of weeks, with lovely friends from Norfolk staying with us , ( third time lucky after two cancelled trips), and a few days celebrating the much looked forward to fiesta of San Anton-the Patron Saint of Maro and also of animals ,and bizarrely `women seeking husbands`! WeContinue reading “House guests, and the Fiesta of San Anton”

Pudding competition in the village

The Christmas programme of activities in Maro, kicked off on Sunday evening with the Concurso de Roscos y Reposteria Navidena, that is, a competition for the best pudding! I was persuaded by my friend Ana to enter, aagghh! And so I did. I made a two layered pavola, with whipped cream mixed with mascapone, andContinue reading “Pudding competition in the village”