On this Vigo food tour our foodie guide will take you on a food walk thru the street of the new and old parts of the city centre. There is no better way to discover vigo than walking and eating as the local Vigueses do!
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The Interceltic Festival of Morrazo is a folk music festival held in the fishing village of Moaña, located in the province of Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain and part of the O Morrazo Peninsula. This festival is more than 20 years old. Apart from the local Galician folk music bands other artists from all over the world participate at this music festival from Scotland, Northumbria, Ireland, Canada and Brittany. This year takes place on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of July. We will take you virtually to the amazing festival!
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Learn to Bake the Typical Santiago Cake
Learn how to bake the Tarta de Santiago (Santiago Cake) with Sean & Angie since this year (and next year extended because of Covid) is the Holy Year Xacobeo 2021-2022. The Holy year only occurs when the day of Saint James, 25th of July falls on a Sunday. In May 2010, the European Union gave the Tarta de Santiago PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) status inside Europe. To qualify, the cake should be made in the Autonomous Region of Galicia with 33% almonds, barring the base. We will make it at home with 100% Almond meal!
This typical Galician dessert from Santiago de Compostela, Tarta de Santiago (Santiago Cake / St. James Almond Cake) it's a delicious cake that has been baked over the years, its exact date is unknown but there are records in Spain dating as far back as 1577! Before It was called the "Torta Real" or "Bizcocho de Almendra". There are stories that say that it was made as a gift for the pilgrims that walked the Camino de Santiago (The Way of Saint James) and arrived in Santiago de Compostela. This cake with medieval origins, consists of ground almonds, eggs, and sugar, with additional flavouring like lemon zest, sweet wine or brandy. A dessert considered a luxury back in the day, it is said that the Santiago Cake was used for therapeutical purposes and only the aristocracy could consume it. One of the oldest recipes of the Galician cuisine and a delicacy that you must try as soon as you get to Santiago de Compostela.
Get to know more about the Santiago Cake (St James Almond Cake), which is very simple to make, normally gluten-free, and is so good! The best way to have this cake is to pair it with the Orujo de Galicia Liqueur (also known as Aguardiente - Fire Water!). You will learn as well about the Camino de Santiago and the tradition of how the Pilgrims enter the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela through the Holy Door, and the Botafumeiro (Huge Incense Burner) that is swung by the priest during mass.
For those of you who live in Europe and the United Kingdom, we have put together an ingredients box that we can send to you! Even if you don't cook along with us during the only live online cooking demo you can order the box to make it afterward by yourself. But, we do love it when people cook along with us during our live-streaming cooking demo, as well don't forget to share photos of your cake on our Facebook page! We will answer all your questions during the event via our Facebook chat, and of course, if we missed your question you can always get in touch with us.
Inside the Santiago Cake ingredients box, you will find all the main ingredients you need with the exception of the eggs, white sugar and lemon zest. These are items you to find quite easily locally, the main ingredient is included, the Spanish Marcon Almond Flour, a Spanish Gourmet Almond! The Santiago Cake recipe is Gluten-Free.
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