I don't know about you all, but I am still reeling from the parade of holiday deliciousness that was the Christmas holidays. Seemingly unending feasts of sweet almond turrón were topped only by the downright irresistible cream-filled King's Cakes. After all of that epic … [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 was always afraid of making Crema Catalana for some reason. This quintessential Spanish dessert just seemed too complicated. But it turns out that making homemade Crema Catalana could not be easier. Apart from having to wait for the custard to chill, there's nothing difficult … [Read more...]
Frisuelos were one of my favorite discoveries during our epic Asturias trip last summer. These Spanish style crepes are typical of northern Spain, where they originate in Asturias and León. We tried them filled with pastry cream for dessert one night, and I was hooked! I decided … [Read more...]
In my house winter means hot soups-- and most nights quick and easy bean soups are my go-to meal. Caldo Gallego is one of Galicia's (a part of northwestern Spain) signature stews. Rich and delicious, it usually features ham hock, root vegetables, turnip greens and creamy local … [Read more...]
The holidays are the perfect time to experiment with alcohol. Got a lonely bottle of pear schnapps? Try a pear martini. Some limoncello you never seem to be in the mood for? Offer your guests a spiked lemonade. And an extra bottle of cava or two? Sangria of course! … [Read more...]