I first heard about torrijas from a student I was teaching my first year in Spain. He was also a food and wine enthusiast (also a professional bartender) and he taught me a lot about Spanish cuisine. I asked him about Spanish Easter traditions other than the important Semana … [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!
Having never been the biggest fan of cheesecake, I wasn't hopeful when I took a bite of quesada pasiega. But as one bite turned into another, I was astounded to be blown away by one of the best tasting cheesecakes I've tried in a very long time. A mix between a light, fluffy … [Read more...]
Healthy Breakfast Muffins Today's recipe for banana muffins isn't very Spanish, but it’s well worth sharing. Ever since accepting my new job, I wake up at the ungodly hour of 6:45 am (after going to sleep around 1:30 am). I'm exhausted and don't leave myself a minute more than … [Read more...]
Banana Bread Pudding: A Quick Homemade Dessert Anyone Can Make! Source I credit my wonderful mother for countless good things in my life, but I blame her for my terrible sweet tooth. Growing up with her delicious cakes, cookies, and pies there was no way to avoid loving … [Read more...]
8 Fried Spanish Delicacies You Have to Try! Spain is a country full of unforgettable, amazing food. Whether it's vegetarian cuisine or my favorite meat filled sandwich-- Spain offers visitors endless choices to try. The following are fried Spanish foods that are well worth the … [Read more...]