The traditional Spanish meatballs in almond sauce recipe is perfect for a tapas style meal, or for the main course. Read on for the delicious Spanish recipe! I grew up eating Italian style meatballs, simmered for hours in homemade tomato sauce. My family would have an … [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!
A good ensalada mixta recipe ensures the perfect start to any Spanish meal. Melanie shares her tried and true recipe below! I recall a recent dining experience with my American friends here in the US. We were seated around a table at a restaurant deciding what to order as … [Read more...]
Semana Santa (Holy Week or Easter Week) in Spain is a big deal. From the famous processions in Seville and Malaga to the days off that both kids and adults enjoy, it's a time of year that everyone has marked on the calendar! My favorite part of Semana Santa in Spain? The … [Read more...]
Pan con tomate, also known in Spain as pan tumaca or pa amb tomàquet in Catalan, is toasted bread topped with juicy tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, and salt. In Spain, pan con tomate is (almost!) its own food group. Its rich social value lies in its use as a favorite … [Read more...]
The first time I tried Spanish lentejas con chorizo I was studying abroad in Granada. My host mom, Josefina, served me a heaping plate of hot lentil soup, and proceeded to add a healthy splash of sherry vinegar. My first bite of Josefina's lentejas was memorable-- she wasn't a … [Read more...]