What would YOU bring home from Spain?

Feb 15th, 2010, 12:06 AM
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What would YOU bring home from Spain?

I remember there was a thread on this, and now I can't find it. It's always interesting to see what people like to buy as gifts, or what they like to bring home for themselves.

What would YOU bring home from Spain?
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Feb 15th, 2010, 02:06 AM
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Are you referring to this thread?
http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...from-spain.cfm
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Feb 15th, 2010, 05:39 AM
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Yes, that's the one! Thanks for bringing it up...I somehow didn't put in the correct string of words, or still don't know how to bring up old threads. Thanks! Okay, no need for this thread. Can I delete it?
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Feb 15th, 2010, 06:14 AM
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One bull
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Feb 15th, 2010, 01:51 PM
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If it were legal, some excellent Serano Ham...since that is not, some Spanish wine or olive oil.
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Feb 15th, 2010, 01:59 PM
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Serrano is the most common of Spanish hams. Jamón Ibérico, specifically jamón ibérico de bellota, is the best, but smuggling it in has gotten difficult through certain points of entry, what with the agricultural inspections. What every happened to them looking for terrorists?
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Feb 15th, 2010, 02:40 PM
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Is it legal to bring saffron into the US?
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Feb 15th, 2010, 05:30 PM
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Gosh I hope so! Have done it a couple of times.
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Feb 15th, 2010, 05:39 PM
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wine, saffron, cheese. In that order. Skip the cheese and focus on wine. Saffron takes up no room
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Feb 15th, 2010, 05:41 PM
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Robert - we got tagged on agricultural when we only had a case of wine and 24 cartons of gauloises in december. The spain flight was tagged, we had no meat and went right through xray with no problem.
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Feb 15th, 2010, 05:59 PM
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A great pair of leather shoes!
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Feb 15th, 2010, 06:08 PM
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Definitely saffron and pimenton in those beautiful metal boxes... I love the pimenton picante on eggs.

I bought Absinthe in Spain a few years ago and it isn't so easy to drink (for me at least) but I made a killer ice cream with it a couple of times. I always bring home a few packages of Jamon Jamon Ruffles potato chips because I love love them.
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Feb 15th, 2010, 08:00 PM
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absinthe is legal in the us now. I still have a bottle i brought back in 2005.
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Feb 16th, 2010, 06:16 AM
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Fans, cheap flamenco dresses for the kids. Shawls. tins of mejilliones in escobeche. Leather boots. manchego cheese. Bottle of Pacheran .
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Feb 16th, 2010, 06:27 AM
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Leather goods, olive wood utensils, olive oil, wine, sherry from Jerez.
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Feb 16th, 2010, 06:59 AM
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A pretty Spanish lady.
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Feb 16th, 2010, 07:34 AM
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I collect and also bring as gifts Sargadelos ceramics . They are from Galicia.
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Feb 16th, 2010, 07:14 PM
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When you get back home and get a craving for yummy Spanish treats and/or giftwares, check out this website:

http://www.tienda.com/

You can even order a bone-in Jamon Iberico for "only" $1,395.00. And, hey, it's free shipping!

My daughter spent a semester in Spain and for Christmas I ordered some polvorones for her. They were really yummy! I also ordered Cola Cao (which you can also purchase on Amazon). She was thrilled.
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I would bring home Pablo Martinez.
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