After a year of eating out almost every day of the week, being back in my kitchen feels amazing. And, as fate would have it, my resolution to start cooking again coincided with my new gig as the About.Com Spanish Food Expert. I'll admit I was weary about taking on more work at … [Read more...]
I love to cook and my recipes are a reflection of the Spanish classics (mostly from my Andalusian mother-in-law) and my love for travel. For simple Spanish recipes with an occasional twist, you're in the right place!
Cooking is my therapy. I love every minute of it-- from buying the right ingredients to chopping and mincing, boiling and baking, and, finally, serving and eating. The only part I despise is cleaning up (does anyone like that part?). But one of the best parts of cooking is the … [Read more...]
Growing up in Massachusetts meant that fresh fish and seafood was a staple of summer. Creamy clam chowder, fried clam rolls, tiny bay scallops, boiled lobsters, briny oysters-- why did I ever leave?! Luckily, Spain gives New England a run for its money when it comes to all things … [Read more...]
Is there any dish more representative of the Canary Islands than papas arrugadas? These tiny wrinkled potatoes are a must try when visiting the Canaries, and when done the right way are truly delightful. … [Read more...]
In the Canary Islands there's a good chance that your traditional meals will come with a side of mojo-- different local sauces that people pair with everything from meat to fish to potatoes. While the most famous mojo sauce is the red and slightly spicy mojo picón, the mojo verde … [Read more...]