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 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!
The first time I wrote about salmorejo, one of my favorite Spanish foods, was here. I had just made some for the first time on my own and was very proud that it had turned out almost exactly like my mother-in-law's famous salmorejo recipe. Antonia makes the best salmorejo I've … [Read more...]
Best Ever Homemade Zucchini Bread Recipe The past few years have proven that a quick cure for homesickness is comfort food. I suppose it’s because most of us will always associate certain foods and flavors with where we spent our childhood. My medicine comes in the form of … [Read more...]
Sometimes when traveling I try something so good that I just know, despite my efforts, I won’t be able to recreate at home. The perfectly balanced sweet yet tart cherry pastries in Budapest, the unbelievably fresh ceviche in El Salvador, the heavenly baked empanadas in Buenos … [Read more...]
One of the big benefits to living in Spain is the amazingly cheap and delicious wine selection. Some of my personal favorites come from the Ribera del Duero region in Castile y León. When out at night I generally pay between €1,10-€3,00 per glass, although on the lower end you … [Read more...]