If you've spent any time at all in Spain, you know that here the bocadillo reigns supreme. This simple sandwich is the staple of lunch, merienda and many an improvised dinner... not to mention midnight snack time. While it can be stuffed with all manner of fillings, one of the … [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!
Spain is undoubtedly more famous for its savory dishes than its desserts. Iconic tapas and pretty paellas steal the spotlight from the country's sugary treats... but, trust me, they exist. And they're amazing. See for yourself by trying one of the most traditional Spanish … [Read more...]
Today Melissa shares a Spanish classic-- the recipe for café con leche. While it might seem so simple, it has its tricks! In Spain, café con leche reigns supreme. It's an essential part of every Spanish breakfast and afternoon merienda. Spaniards often order it after a … [Read more...]
Today Melanie shares a recipe for a Spanish favorite, mantecados. These traditional shortbread cookies are popular around the holidays, but delicious all year round! Mantecados are one of Spain's favorite sweet treats. They are super simple to make and a tasty crowd … [Read more...]
Ajo blanco is a delicious cold almond and garlic soup typical of southern Spain. Some say it's the precursor to better known Spanish cold soups like gazpacho and salmorejo. This would make sense, as the ingredients were all available before the discovery of the Americas (unlike … [Read more...]