Main Courses

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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Shrimp in Whiskey Sauce (Langostinos al Whisky)

One of the most common tapas served in Seville is solomillo al whiskey (pork loin in whiskey sauce). Oily, garlicky, and delicious, I was hooked from my first bite. Strangely enough this yummy sauce hasn’t made its way up to Madrid, and while I’m sure someone in town serves...
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Spanish Stuffed Eggplant Recipe (Berenjenas Rellenas)

A simple and forgiving Spanish dinner, this stuffed eggplant recipe (berenjenas rellenas) is easy and delicious. It makes the perfect mid-week meal! Spanish stuffed eggplant (berenjenas rellenas) are a staple in my mother-in-law’s kitchen. If we stay with her for more than a few days at a time, it is...
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Baked Gilt Head Bream with Lemon and Herbs

  Dorada (or Gilt-Head Bream in English) is a very common fish here in Spain. It was the first fish that I was served whole that I absolutely fell in love with. I’d eaten many whole fish before, but the dorada was undoubtedly my favorite. My in-laws in Cadiz...
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