I'm obsessed with soup. In fact, it's one of the things I most miss about living in the US, where you can always depend on a restaurant to offer at least one soup on the menu, and often an additional soup of the day. Here in Spain soups are usually an option for the first course … [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!
I love clams. Growing up in New England how could you not? Some of my best childhood memories are of the few times we went clamming in Cape Cod, an adventurous experience that involved a speed boat and hours of digging. But we were always rewarded by a festive clambake, complete … [Read more...]
This recipe for warm spiced sangria is the cocktail collision of my two homes, a bit of rural Massachusetts mixed with cosmopolitan Madrid. Delicious served hot or cold, it's the perfect winter cocktail no matter where home may be! … [Read more...]
The Canary Islands are still mostly unexplored territory for Alejandro and I. Apart from my short (but wonderful) visit to Fuerteventura, I've yet to explore the gorgeous islands and their fantastic local gastronomy. When learning about the cuisine of the Canary Islands, I was … [Read more...]
It's one of those dishes that you keep thinking about long after you've taken the last bite. I first ordered espinacas con garbanzos in Seville, convinced by a friend that this simple sounding spinach and chickpea stew was a Spanish culinary masterpiece. Served piping hot, it … [Read more...]