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Traditional Spanish Pisto Recipe

    Pisto is basically the Spanish version of ratatouille (stewed vegetables), and it’s one of my husband’s favorite dishes. It sounds remarkably simple, but like most simple dishes in Spain there are excellent versions and terrible ones. The trick, as usual, is the quality of your produce and...
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Cod with Cauliflower Recipe (Bacalao con Coliflor)

The history of salt cod (bacalao/bacalhau/baccalà) is fascinating. It’s one of the most traditional dishes in Spain, Portugal and Italy– but cod is found nowhere near our coasts! The story of cod is long and complicated, and nowadays eating the fish itself is very controversial because of its quickly declining stocks....
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Alicante Style Chicken

Chicken Anyone? One of the things that really stuck out to me when I moved to Madrid were the city’s many Pollerías— roasted chicken shops. Simply walk down a Madrid street and you’re likely to run into at least one, usually filled with plump and crispy chickens spinning about,...
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