One of my favorite holiday recipes is Spanish Christmas lamb. Read on for how to prepare this delicious main dish. Depending on where you live in Spain, Christmas dinner can mean different things (from cold shellfish to hot turkey!), but I think one of the most elegant and … [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!
This sherry spiked pecan pie recipe adds nutty oloroso sherry to the mix for an unforgettable depth of flavor. This is the perfect pecan pie recipe for Thanksgiving. I know what you're thinking -- wine in my pecan pie? But this is not just any wine here -- this is oloroso … [Read more...]
A Spanish take on a childhood favorite, this Manchego mashed potatoes recipe is a sure crowdpleaser. From the time I was a child, one of my favorite foods has been mashed potatoes. Call me simple, but there was nothing better than a heaping bowl of my mom's creamy, … [Read more...]
I love adding a Spanish twist to classic winter recipes. Up today? Spanish style roasted carrots with cumin and paprika. One of my favorite Spanish vegetable recipes for summer is zanahorias aliñadas. These pickled carrots are smothered in garlic and cumin and then drizzled … [Read more...]
Melissa and I share a soft spot for Argentine empanadas, having both studied abroad in Buenos Aires (in my case, many years ago!). I love Spanish empanadas as well, but there is something magical about a good Argentine style baked empanada. I'm so happy Melissa decided to share … [Read more...]