Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson

writer and blogger

Kate Wilson lives in the Spanish village of Secastilla, where she is busily peeking into larders and watching the womenfolk of the village at work in their kitchens. Read Kate’s articles on local suppers (sheep’s head, anyone?), truffles, calçotada and other culinary delights at

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Magazine article

Life and Death in Secastilla

by Kate Wilson
Kate Wilson, a first-time contributor to hidden europe, reports from the village in northern Spain where she lives. This is no ordinary day, for this is el día de la matanza - the day of a ritual pig slaughter. No fun for Tia the pig, but a rich insight into a local tradition.