Sweet holidays

Holidays are the perfect excuse for sweets. Like these homemade bonbons: I made bombons for family and friends, which is a tradicion that started just last year. The round ones in these boxes are filled with a mixture of coconut and sweet condensed milk. Then covered with milk chocolate. They are suprisingly easy to make!…

You know you are obsessed with your cat…

When you are going for a walk on a nice spring afternoon… And you notice something far away in the distance… Right there… That black and white spot in the distance is Coco. View this post on Instagram đŸ± #cat #countrylife A post shared by Rosana blursbyai (@blursbyai) on Mar 30, 2017 at 2:03pm PDT…

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…

My little village, from a bird’s eye view

Hi everyone! As many of you know I am from Spain. And today I want to specify from which part exactly. The little village where my family is from is called Los Barrios de GordĂłn (Google maps) and it is really small. Like 100 people small. This is a video my friend Alfonso (@ayaval), who is a…

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…

Summer harvest

As many of you know I am from a very, very, very small village in the mountais of Spain, and that’s where I am spending this summer. Everyone, and I mean, everyone in the town has an orchard or vegetable garden, or both. In my family we have quite a few. I promise I will show…