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san lorenzo
August 10th is San Lorenzo day and keeping up with a tradition that began (for me) a couple of years ago I headed over to the Antigua Abacería San Lorenzo to take part in the festivities. Grilled flesh was on offer (the martyr San Lorenzo was put to a slow and painful death on top of a large gridiron with live coals beneath it and, the legend concludes that, after enduring the pain for a very long time he made his famous cheerful remark, “I’m well done. Turn me over!”) as well as a typical white wine punch from Huelva called ponche alosnero. San Lorenzo is also the patron saint of cooks and chefs. It all works. Click on the link above to read more about the bar and this unusual annual event.