Ham: Anselmo Perez is a champion ham cutter from Salamanca, Spain, we learn all about how he became a champ and techniques that make an expert ham cutter.
Spain’s Extremadura region is famous for Iberico pork and its peppers. These peppers are slowly smoked to create another delightful Spanish spice: paprika. There’s even a museum devoted to the spice. The author, Jackie Sheckler Finch, shares a recipe for the Spanish dish migas.
At the Santa Tecla Festival in Tarragona, besides giant bobbing heads, the locals create human towers up to eight stories high in the streets!
Girona, in the Catalonia region of Spain, is a cyclist’s paradise, and also a place for mushroom hunters and an easy mix of Arab and Jewish influences.