My favorite dipping sauce in the entire world is called salsa romesco -- romesco sauce -- a traditional Catalan sauce made with roasted tomatoes, garlic, ñora peppers, almonds, and hazelnuts. There are as many different salsa romesco recipes as there are cooks, and plenty of … [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!
Happy International Sherry Week everyone! I'm honored to participate in this year's Pour & Pair competition. But before I tell you what I poured, and what I paired... I want to tell you why! … [Read more...]
Spanish Thanksgiving dishes? But isn't Thanksgiving an American (and Canadian!) holiday? Sure-- that's true, but as an American living in Spain, I've hosted more Thanksgivings here than back home! And I have some fantastic tips and recipes for Spanish Thanksgiving dishes. These … [Read more...]
I love anchovies. I didn't use to love anchovies. But Spain has that effect on people. If you think you don't like anchovies, try this recipe-- it just might change your mind. This is my famous Spanish style green beans recipe, one that has made me a bit of a Thanksgiving … [Read more...]
I'm on a recipe kick and although I'm mainly posting about ways to add a Spanish twist to your Thanksgiving menu, I'd be doing the world an injustice if I didn't share my mom's best apple crisp recipe. This has been her secret until now, but I have permission to share :) … [Read more...]