Row upon row of marzipan trumpets at the Mazapanes Manzanero bakery in San Martin de Pusa, located about 75 miles south of Madrid. Marzipan is a highlight of the Spanish holiday season, and many say the best versions are made in convents and small bakeries like this one.
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Joan Roca (foreground), head chef at El Celler de Can Roca, a top-rated restaurant in northeast Spain. Here Roca conducts a cooking demonstration at Westminster Kingsway College, in London.
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Galdakao Mayor Ibon Uribe (left) and volunteer Javier Goikoetxea pose in front of the Solidarity Fridge, Spain's first communal refrigerator, shared by citizens in Galdakao, a city outside Bilbao.
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The classic Spanish roscón is an aromatic, citrus-infused brioche topped by sugar, flaked almonds and candied fruits – arranged like the jewels on a king's crown. It's ubiquitous on Spanish tables on Three Kings Day, Jan. 6.
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