My Top 6 Cold Spanish Soups

From refreshing gazpacho to creamy ajo blanco, these are the cold Spanish soups you need to try! When I first moved to Spain my experience with cold soups was quite limited. I blame this on the chef I once worked with who made “gazpacho” that looked more like Mexican...
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The 10 Commandments of the Mediterranean Diet in Spain

Everyone, it seems, is raging about the Mediterranean Diet. Headlines splash my newsfeed praising it for lowering the risk of heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer, depression, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s–not to mention its fame as a way to lose weight. But what about the people who were following the Mediterranean Diet before following the Mediterranean Diet was cool...
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Chorizo and White Bean Stew with Spinach

Last night I needed a home cooked meal. December is always a month filled with Christmas dinners and holiday lunches, and added to my normal food tour schedule, I realized I’d eaten out 7 days in a row (often multiple time per day). As delicious as some of those...
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Crica Farm: Organic Milk in Valladolid, Spain

 The Great UHT Milk Debate and Finding Other Options in Spain I can still remember going to the supermarket for the first time while studying abroad in Granada, Spain. I was looking for the milk, and the store employee was pointing at some unrefrigerated, cardboard boxes. Eventually I gave...
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Banana Chocolate Wheat Bran Muffins

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...
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