Hello & Happy Monday Y’all!
I’m super excited, because I’ve teamed up with three amazing ladies & together we are launching this pretty amazing & unique Blog Challenge!
Each month we’ll post about a special topic and I’m really looking forward to this! It’ll be about anything and everything & super exciting and interesting because we all live in different parts of the world and have different and unique customs & traditions!
Make sure, to check out Keri’s, Mary’s and Pili’s posts as well, you can find their links below! But first:
Keri: I’m a wife, mom, and blogger. I love repurposing and refinishing whatever junk comes my way. I grew up in Illinois, but am currently living in Missouri with my beautiful family.
Mary: I am a mom of four who loves to recycle and repurpose. I use my creativity to spark life into old things. As a New Yorker who has been living in Greece for years now I also like to photograph my boondocks. .
Pili: My name is Pili, and I am passionate about crafts and everything related to creating things with my own hands. I live in Mallorca where we enjoy raising our three wonderful kids and where we have warm weather most of the year, which is a must for me!
Katrin: I’m a former kindergarten teacher, now SAHM of two girls. DIY & Decorating is my passion, I was born in Germany, moved to Canada for a few years and currently live in the beautiful South of Spain (Andalucia).
So let’s start! Today is the first one of many from Int’l Bloggers Club! Can I get a CHEER?? YAY!!!
THIS MONTHS TOPIC: BREAKFAST!
With this months topic being Breakfast, I chose to show you a very traditional Andalusian breakfast. I live in the South of Spain, in the Region of Andalucia. It’s amazing, beautiful and just so full of life! Each 28th of February we celebrate “Dia de Andalucia” , Andalusia Day, the day back in 1980, Andalusia became an autonomous community of Spain.
In many cities and towns of Andalusia, people put up the green and white flag of Andalusia. Usually, the Friday before “Dia de Andalucia”, there are celebrations in schools with a traditional Andalusian Breakfast, “desayuno andaluz”. And that’s what I’d love to show you today! Here, people don’t really celebrate Valentine’s Day. Me, being German and having lived in Canada, I do really like it and I have a little something up or make a little detail for Valentine’s Day!
TRADITIONAL ANDALUSIAN BREAKFAST & a BIT OF VALENTINE
I made these really easy and quick Valentine’s inspired name tags for our Dia de Andalucia/ Valentine’s Day breakfast table! I thought I combine the two celebrations, why not???
~ 4 small, flat rocks
~ 4 small paper doilies
~ Valentine’s inspired washi tape
I cleaned the rocks and wrote our names on them. I then taped a one strip of washi tape across them.
After, I printed little golden dots all over the middle of the doily and placed the rocks on top of them.
I then started to set up the breakfast table for our typical Andalusian breakfast!
TRADITIONAL ANDALUSIAN BREAKFAST:
Here in Andalucia, it’s common to start the day with a typical toasted bread, called “mollete”, topped with a little bit of virgin extra olive oil, tomato puree and dry-cured Spanish ham, “jamon serrano”. It’s not only super healthy, but also very tasty! If you have the chance to visit, don’t miss this breakfast!!!
The tomato puree can be done in the moment, all you need to do is cut a tomato and blend it in the food processor, add a little salt and that’s it.
First toast the bread, then slowly drizzle the olive oil over it, after, spread the tomato on top and at last add the Jamon serrano! Enjoy with a “cafe con leche” or your favourite drink to start the day!
Happy Dia de Andalucia & Happy Valentine’s Day ! Make sure to check out Keri’s, Mary’s and Pili’s Posts!