Today Melissa shares a Spanish classic-- the recipe for café con leche. While it might seem so simple, it has its tricks! In Spain, café con leche reigns supreme. It's an essential part of every Spanish breakfast and afternoon merienda. Spaniards often order it after a … [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!
Today Melanie shares a recipe for a Spanish favorite, mantecados. These traditional shortbread cookies are popular around the holidays, but delicious all year round! Mantecados are one of Spain's favorite sweet treats. They are super simple to make and a tasty crowd … [Read more...]
Ajo blanco is a delicious cold almond and garlic soup typical of southern Spain. Some say it's the precursor to better known Spanish cold soups like gazpacho and salmorejo. This would make sense, as the ingredients were all available before the discovery of the Americas (unlike … [Read more...]
Spanish pimientos de Padrón are one of my all-time favorite tapas. Luckily, they're also one of the easiest to prepare—and this Padrón peppers recipe proves it! The essential Spanish veggie I'm not one to complain about Spanish cuisine. In fact, I've been known to vehemently … [Read more...]
With May right around the corner, it's the perfect time for Melissa to share her homemade tinto de verano recipe! … [Read more...]