Notes from La Peninsula

Turrón -Spanish Christmas Delicacy
Turrón - Christmas delicacy enjoyed by the Iberians since the MIddle Age
Colour Friday - A Creative Alternative to Black Friday
At La Peninsula we celebrate colour and pattern so we are joining in with 'Colour Friday' to promote the interests of small, independent businesses in the UK
The Curated Store | Discover Small Brands With Big Stories
The Curated Store - A place to discover small brands with big stories in an attractive boutique environment
That Wabi Sabi Feeling
We've got that Wabi Sabi feeling - but what exactly does that mean?
Pisto | Delicious Spanish Vegetable Stew
Learn the secrets to creating the delicioius Spanish vegetable stew that will have even die-hard veggie haters licking their plate!
Discovering Artisan Cheese in the Picos de Europa
An expected hike to find a hidden lake leads to the discovery of a unique way of life and a true example of gastronomic craftsmanship
Character, Elegance & Great Location | Plaza Mayor - Madrid
Hotel Pestana - Elegantly combining 17th century baroque architecture with 21st century sophisticated interiors
Ciudad Rodrigo | Medieval Walled City
This medieval town in the province of Salamanca has a rich history and gastronomy to go with it!
Metro Bistro Restaurant | A Hidden Jewel in the centre of Madrid
A hidden gem close to the Plaza Mayor, Metro Bistro's founderMatias Smith focuses on constantly delivering the best avant-garde cuisine and service possible
Portuguese Brigadeiros | A Mouthful of Indulgence

Brigadeiros are a traditional party treat which can be prepared up to a week before the party! They are a mouthful of indulgence that no one can resist!

Barby's Gazpacho | Healthy and Refreshing!
Spanish cold tomato soup from Andalusia.  The perfect antidote for hot summer days - delicious, healthy, easy to make and low on calories!
Walking the Camino de Santiago | Teresa's Way
Inspirational story from Clapham resident Teresa Israel about her first adventure walking the Camino de Santiago in her 70s which shows us that it is never too late to take up a new challenge - where there is a will, there is a way!
Viti Vinci | Distilling Nature
Immersive experiences in Mallorca designed by Viti Vinci to lift your spirits and stimulate your senses through the science of aromachology
Sommergrün Candles | Nature's Insect Repellant
Enjoy your alfresco evenings with the help of our giant citronella and cucumber candles to ward off pesky invaders!
Pico Island | Discover Culinary Delights with Oh! My Cod Tours
Oh! My Cod Tours' specially curated culinary journey to the Azorean island of Pico - a hidden gem in the Portuguese archipelago - not to be missed!
Summer Time | Sangria Time
  Sangria is the summer drink of choice at La Peninsula as this alcoholic beverage originated in Spain and Portugal and under EU regulations only those two Iberian nations can label their product as Sangria! The name 'Sangria' means blood-letting...
Ubrique | The Secret Behind European Luxury Leather Goods
Remote and unassuming, Ubrique is a town steeped in the art of leather and one of the best kept secrets of Europe's luxury brands.
Costa Nova | Sustainable Ceramics

We are proud of Costa Nova, not only for their unique and elegant stoneware collections but also for their positive social and enviormental approach within their business. 

Barby's Ensaladilla Rusa
Ensaladilla Rusa - the perfect tapa to refuel your energy and please your party guests
Barby's Spanish Omelette

'Every cloud has a silver lining' This is the case of the Spanish omelette which according to the legend, was first invented by a Carlist general as an economical and nutritious way to feed the army during the Carlist Wars (Series of Spanish Civil War 1833-1876).

Cadiz | Amazing Carnivals in the South of Spain

Cadiz's Carnival is a sociological phenomenon full of humor, music and art.  This street party started in the 16th century and still goes on with its rebellious character.