I'm still surprised when I visit a "Spanish" restaurant in the US and see so few authentic Spanish dishes on the menu. I'm a huge fan of fusion and adaptations-- but I often doubt the chef knows what the original version is supposed to taste like! The beauty of traditional … [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!
There is nothing in the world quite like an ice-cold glass of Spanish gazpacho on a sweltering summer day. This watermelon mint gazpacho recipe is gaining popularity in Spanish restaurants as a delicious way to cool off during the hot Spanish summers! … [Read more...]
A refreshing a patriotic sangria recipe, just in time for the 4th of July! … [Read more...]
Contrary to what some may think, Spaniards have no problem with a meatless diet. Despite the fact that the country is famous for pork products, some of Spain's most famous dishes are fish or vegetable based. Spain's incredible coastline and countless farms and greenhouses mean … [Read more...]
I'm a big fan of any sweet that is soaked in honey-- and luckily Andalusian cuisine includes quite a few! I'd tasted honey soaked torrijas (similar to French toast) and pestiños (aniseed infused fritters topped with honey or sugar), but I'd never even heard of the delicious … [Read more...]