Note: I originally wrote this article for a website called Vaya Madrid which, unfortunately, shut down in 2016 Each year more and more people are visiting Spain for its food. They have their Michelin guide downloaded to their iPad, have read all the most recent food blogs, … [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!
One of the most delicious desserts I tasted in Tenerife was a traditional Canarian flan. I have a love-hate relationship with flan-- sometimes it's incredibly rich and creamy, and other times it's like dry scrambled eggs. But in when I heard that quesillo Canario was a must try … [Read more...]
Pisto is basically the Spanish version of ratatouille (stewed vegetables), and it's one of my husband's favorite dishes. It sounds remarkably simple, but like most simple dishes in Spain there are excellent versions and terrible ones. The trick, as usual, is the quality of your … [Read more...]
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...]
There is nothing better than ending a leisurely Spanish lunch with a Crema Catalana and a strong café solo. Never heard of this delicious Spanish dessert? Read on for its fascinating history and the authentic Crema Catalana recipe! I was always afraid of making Crema … [Read more...]