The quince is a fruit which takes its name from the Quince tree, it is a small tree, covered with a sort of ash, its flowers are very beautiful and can be pink or white, the fruit form is very similar to that of a pear, but it is yellow like an orange.
Even before the arrival of the Moors in the 8th century, the Jews had their own citadel on the left bank of the Darro. In fact, the Arabs first called the city "Garnata al-Yahud", Granada of the Jews. When the Christians took the city in 1492, anti-Jewish feeling was running so high that the Monarchs had their quarter razed to the ground.
Constitution Day marks the anniversary of a referendum held in Spain on December 6, 1978. In this referendum, a new constitution was approved . This was an important step in Spain's transition to becoming a constitutional monarchy and democracy.
THE SWISS ROLL
The Swiss roll is definitely a popular dessert around the world, which may take different names: Brazo Gitano, arrollado, rocambole, brazo de reina, swiss roll o niño envuelto, are some of the names given to this culinary delight.
This is not a typical Christmas dessert, but it is usually prepared for year-end holidays and you can decorate it as a "typical" Christmas log.
Mariana de Pineda y Muñoz, generally known as Mariana Pineda, (1 September 1804–26 May 1831) was an Andalusian national heroine.
At a very young age, she married Manuel Peralta Valte, a liberal army officer, but was widowed in 1822 with two children. She became very involved in liberal causes. In 1828 she assisted the escape from prison of her cousin, Captain Fernando Álvarez de Sotomayor, a noted liberal who had been condemned to death for taking part in General Rafael Riego's insurrection.
In a search of her house in 1831, a flag was discovered with the embroidered slogan 'Equality, Freedom and Law' and she was arrested and accused of conspiracy. After a failed escape attempt she was detained in the Santa María Egipciaca convent in Granada. During the trial, the Judge tried to convince her to betray her accomplices in exchange for leniency, but she refused and was publicly executed by the garrote on 26 May.
¡EL MUNDO ES UN PAÑUELO!
The Gothic and its Mystery
José Luis Corral is a Spanish professor, historic, writer and author of same radio and TV programs deal especially with Spanish Middle Age. He also published historical articles and novels.
In the 1992 he won the Silver Medal for the XXXIV International Festival of Video and Television of New York as historical director of the video series History of Aragon. In his last novel El Enigma de las Catedrales the writer takes us back to the Middle Age in the sublime temples to reveal the reasons of the construction, and also of the mythos and mysteries that are hidden in their sculptures, labyrinth and stained glass windows.
The building that House Museum Federico García Lorca of Valderrubio shelters is a traditional house to work with two plants, built in 1915 on the foundations of the old house that Federico’s father was turning into the rural home of the family between 1905 and 1909. Living in this house Federico was to school and met the first itinerant theater, which awoke in him his interest in this genre, seeds of his future creative vocation. It would also be the place where they pass the summers until 1925.
Eduardo Mendoza - La verdad sobre el caso Savolta
Eduardo Mendoza (Barcelona, 11 de enero de 1943) es un abogado y escritor español. Su obra literaria, que inaugura con la publicación en 1975 de La verdad sobre el caso Savolta, mezcla un estilo sencillo y directo con el uso de cultismos y arcaísmos lingüísticos, y está generalmente ambientada en su Barcelona natal, combinando la descripción de la ciudad en épocas anteriores a la Guerra Civil Española y en la actualidad.