My introduction to Spanish alioli was during a warm summer evening while dining out with friends on one of Madrid’s terrazas. My group of friends – a mix of Colombians, Spaniards, and Americans – had ordered patatas bravas, Spanish-style fried potatoes smothered in two dipping … [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!
Here in Spain, a quick and easy breakfast option is a magdalena, a homemade Spanish muffin that's made using olive oil and some lemon zest. Every bakery has their signature magdalenas recipe, some adding orange zest or cacao for a change. … [Read more...]
There is nothing more comforting when winter comes around than a heaping bowl of fabada Asturiana, a delicious white bean and chorizo stew typical of northern Spain (Asturias). A typical Spanish fabada recipe includes huge white beans, called fabes, and what I like to call "the … [Read more...]
Tortilla de patatas is the closest thing Spain has to a national dish, though even this simple recipe varies greatly throughout the country. The Basques make it gooey and runny (delicious in my opinion), while in Andalusia you're more likely to find it cooked through (and … [Read more...]
My favorite dipping sauce in the entire world is called salsa romesco -- romesco sauce -- a traditional Catalan sauce made with roasted tomatoes, garlic, ñora peppers, almonds, and hazelnuts. There are as many different salsa romesco recipes as there are cooks, and plenty of … [Read more...]