Despite the small kitchen, uneven oven, lack of measuring cups and scale, and 2 pans of completely different sizes, I went against my better judgement and made it anyway. I mean, no birthday is complete without a good birthday cake and Cadiz isn't exactly famous for its baked … [Read more...]
I believe that food and travel go hand in hand and I love sharing my gastronomic experiences with other likeminded travelers. Here you'll find information about food tours, restaurants and wineries all around the world. Check out my city specific 'Gastro Guides' and also my picks for 'Best Bites' in the delicious destinations I've visited.
Salmorejo is something you'll find on menus throughout Spain, but the best salmorejo is always found in the south. On a hot day, there is nothing more refreshing and satisfying than a bowl of cold salmorejo-- it's a must try if visiting Spain! The first time I wrote about … [Read more...]
TAXES:When Spaniards come to the US they are always surprised when they go to buy something for one price ($1.99 for example), but the cashier says another ($2.11). They aren’t sure if they are being taken advantage of! Since tax in the US varies from state to state it’s never … [Read more...]
Here I am, a Sunday evening, reading food blog after food blog for inspiration and wondering what topic to write about today, when my future mother-in-law knocks on the bedroom door. "Come in" I tell her, hoping she isn't too upset by the messy room and unmade beds (we're only … [Read more...]
Here in Spain people don't usually do much baking. Their pastry selection is rather limited compared to that of France or the US, and is especially heavy on whipped cream, soft merengue, and sweets made of egg yolk (flan, crema catalana, tocino de cielo, etc.). This is good news … [Read more...]