Spanish Christmas Tapas

The next time you meet someone who has lived in or visited Spain, ask them what they enjoyed the most about their Spanish experience. If they are anything like the people I know, food is going to make their top three greatest Spanish hits. Especially around the holidays, Spanish meals are an event. Friends and family make and linger over elaborate spreads with multiple courses.

On the Fourth Day of Imported Christmas, Gordon made some festive tapas favorites so we could get a taste of Spain during the holidays.

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Tió de Nadal: Catalonia’s Pooping Christmas Log

I love Christmas almost as much as I love trying new things. Gordon has a knack for finding the strangest and best things other cultures/the internet have to offer and having the requisite skills to do them. In truly American fashion, we decided to round out our Christmas  with 12 Days of Imported Christmas traditions.

On the First Day of Imported Christmas, we’re going with one  of our favorite traditions found so far. When Gordon saw an article about Caga Tió, the Catalonian poop log, he immediately went out to the garage to make one.

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