Illustrated recipe: spanish gazpacho

I’ve just added to my society6 shop the illustrated recipe of our gazpacho. Gazpacho is a cold soup that is very typical in Spain, specially in the south, where summers are very hot. It’s a smooth mix of tomatoes, peppers, cucumber, onion and bread, seasoned with olive oil, salt and vinegar. It’s refreshing and reminds me…

New world maps in Spanish: with cities, countries and states

Hi everyone! If you follow my blog or my insta account, you probably know that I am spanish. So I spent a few hours translating my best seller map and I’m going to show you the outcome:  world maps with labels in Spanish. Close ups: And another couple colors: Those come with: Country names in Spanish…

What is a Forex print? Can I use it for push pin maps?

Yes. A Forex print can be used for push pin maps! Forex (R) is a rigid, light and thick, plastic like material that is used mostly in Europe. I’ve seen some US shops that offer it, but it is not that common yet. If you print one of my printable maps in this material, you can…

Blooming spring in Spain

Oh, winter… one day, after the snow melted we had this  cloudy day… But if you looked closely you could find hints of the upcoming spring ahead… like these yellow flowers in the fields… And suddenly, everything started to bloom… the first ones were the prune, cherry and pear trees, followed by the apple trees:…

Orejas de carnaval recipe, spanish carnival fried traditional pastries

Orejas de carnaval? What’s that? Their name means literally “carnival ears” and they are fried pastries that are made and eaten during carnival. Those thin layers of pastry are coated in cinnamon and sugar and they are very crunchy. My mom and I make a huge batch of them each year and then we deliver them to…

Kitties in a sunny day

Hi! Today it’s a sunny day here in Los Barrios… View this post on Instagram No filters #spain A post shared by Rosana blursbyai (@blursbyai) on Feb 20, 2017 at 7:11am PST I went for a walk when I met this little guy: View this post on Instagram I went for a walk and I…

It’s snowing, finally

Hi everyone! We are not having a very snowy winter this year. But last week we finally got some snow! So, I ran outside with my camera and this is what I captured:   View this post on Instagram Yesterday #snow #spain #country A post shared by Rosana blursbyai (@blursbyai) on Jan 29, 2017 at…

Orchards and vegetable gardens

A couple days ago I said I will show you some of our orchards so, here I am with lots of pictures. This one is near our home and it is filled with apple, cherry, hazelnut and plum trees: Beautiful sunny day, right? I took that picture today.   This one below is my father’s favorite…

Sunny sunday!

Hello! I want to share with you some pictures from my village, in León (Spain) View this post on Instagram It's pruning time! #spain #snow #orchard #winter #spring A post shared by Rosana blursbyai (@blursbyai) on Mar 8, 2015 at 4:31am PDT View this post on Instagram Hazel branch with catkins and lichen #spain #winter…

Winter in Spain

Today I want to share with you some quick pictures I took… it has been snowing non stop for 3 days here in León (Spain): I would love to go outside and snap better pictures with my camera but I’m sick and I can’t leave the house (Boooo) Update: January 23: I couldn’t resist! xoxo…