On the 6 th is the epiphany or little Christmas when the 3 wise men bring gifts to Spains children,much like Santa in our culture.
February The Seville Tapas Fair a feast of Spanish snacks / tapas. In Barcelona, Cadiz and Tenerife, there are huge celebrations including fancy dress costumes, singing and dancing.
March In Valencia it's the Fallas de San José where there are celebrations with incredible firework displays every night and on the last day there is the symbolic burning of the fallas (papier-mache effigies of famous people).
April Spains most famous and religious festival is Holy Week ( Semana Santa ) They say the best places to celbrate Holy Week is in Cordoba, Granada and Malaga. They have huge parades with bands and religious floats.
Rinse peppers, then remove stems, seeds and membranes. Cut in slices lengthwise, about 1/3-inch wide. Peel and finely chop garlic .Cut chorizo into 1-inch lengths.
Pour 4-5 Tbsp olive oil into a heavy bottom frying pan and heat. When oil is hot, fry chorizo pieces and pepper strips, stirring often. When peppers are browned and almost cooked, add minced garlic and continue to fry. When chorizo and peppers are cooked, serve on platter with rustic bread.
Beat egg yolks and 1/4 cup sugar until thick and smooth. Stir in flour, cocoa and vanilla extract. Blend well. Whip egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Fold into yolk and flour mixture. Butter a 15 x 8-inch baking pan. Line with baking parchment paper or wax paper. Butter well again, and dust lightly with 2 tablespoons of the confectioners' sugar. Pour batter into the pan and spread out evenly. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes, then turn onto a cloth to cool. After 10 minutes peel paper off.
Combine whipped cream, rum and sugar. Adjust to taste. Spread over cake and roll cake like a jellyroll, starting with the long edge. Sprinkle with remaining confectioners' sugar. Serve in slices.
Picasso was born on the 25 th October 1881 in Malaga, Spain. His full name is Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso .Two of his most popular pictures are Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907) and Guernica (1937). He is a renowned painter and sculptor and he famous for using Cubism. He died in 1973.
Gaudí was born on the 25 th June 1852 in Reus, Spain. His full name is Antoni Plàcid Guillem Gaudí i Cornet. Two of his most popular buildings are La Sagrada Família (1884 -present)and Casa Vicens (1884–1885).He is a celebrated architect and he famous for using Modernisme. He died in 1926.
Dalí was born on the 11 th May 1904 in Figueres, Spain. His full name is Salvador Domènec Felip Jacint Dalí i Domènech, Marquis of Dalí de Púbol .Two of his most popular pieces are The Persistence of Memory , (1931) an Galatea of the Spheres(1952).He is a well-known photographer and sculptor and he famous for using surrealism. He died in 1989.