Vegetarian Caldo Gallego Recipe

In my house winter means hot soups– and most nights quick and easy bean soups are my go-to meal. Caldo Gallego is one of Galicia’s (a part of northwestern Spain) signature stews. Rich and delicious, it usually features ham hock, root vegetables, turnip greens and creamy local white beans....
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Cod and Potato Stew

Salt cod, or bacalao in Spanish is one of the world’s most fascinating foods. So interesting, in fact, that Mark Kurlansky wrote a fantastic book about it that won the prestigious James Beard Award. On my food tours people often ask why we still eat salt cod. Wouldn’t it be easier...
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Chicken in Almond Sauce Recipe (Pollo en Pepitoria)

Cooking is my therapy. I love every minute of it— from buying the right ingredients to chopping and mincing, boiling and baking, and, finally, serving and eating. The only part I despise is cleaning up (does anyone like that part?). But one of the best parts of cooking is the first time you try...
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Catalan Fish Stew (Suquet de Peix Recipe)

Growing up in Massachusetts meant that fresh fish and seafood was a staple of summer. Creamy clam chowder, fried clam rolls, tiny bay scallops, boiled lobsters, briny oysters– why did I ever leave?! Luckily, Spain gives New England a run for its money when it comes to all things...
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Canarian Ropa Vieja Recipe

The Canary Islands are still mostly unexplored territory for Alejandro and I. Apart from my short (but wonderful) visit to Fuerteventura, I’ve yet to explore the gorgeous islands and their fantastic local gastronomy. When learning about the cuisine of the Canary Islands, I was surprised to encounter some dishes that I was...
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