Besides a few trips to Barcelona, I really haven't had the opportunity to explore Catalonia. But I have heard about the famously delicious Romesco sauce-- the rich and nutty sauce that accompanies the traditional calçotada (a traditional Catalan barbecue featuring green onions), … [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!
Nostalgia is a funny feeling. It's a longing not so much for a specific place, but rather for a period of time that is impossible to recreate. It is a mix of happy memories and the bittersweet reality that those memories are permanently behind us. I feel nostalgic when visiting … [Read more...]
These delicious salt cod croquettes can be found in tapas bars throughout Spain. They're a staple for my family on Christmas Eve, and this classic salt cod croquettes recipe is one of the easiest you'll find. Best Salt Cod Croquettes Recipe Croquettes are the delicious … [Read more...]
Is there anything more Spanish than la tortilla española? I'm really sure not sure that there is. When made right, a Spanish omelet is the definition of traditional Spanish cuisine: simple to make, clean flavors, and the best ingredients. This is the formula for the greatest … [Read more...]
Carrillada is a melt in your mouth, get up and dance, and smack yourself in the head for not having eaten this earlier type of food. Yes, it is that good. What is carrillada, you ask? Simply put, it is cheek-- beef cheek is carrillada de ternera, pork cheek is carrillada de … [Read more...]