Side Dish

Almond Crusted Fried Goat Cheese with Honey

There are some combinations that just plain work. And this almond crusted fried goat cheese with honey is one of them. I was reading Claudia Roden’s Spanish cookbook (my bible these days) and my eyes flew straight to her recipe for fried goat cheese with honey. It looked simple and...
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Patatas Aliñadas Recipe (Spanish Potato Salad)

Patatas aliñadas is one of those dishes that doesn’t necessarily impress at first glance. It’s the type of recipe that is completely unforgiving when made with mediocre ingredients, and quite possibly one of the reasons many people return from Spain without truly understanding Spanish cuisine. But when made right, patatas...
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Mallorcan Tumbet Recipe

The first time I stumbled upon the recipe for Tumbet Mallorquin I knew I had to make it. I am a big believer that vegetables, when cooked the right way, can transform into some of the most delicious and elegant dishes one can eat– and Mallorcan tumbet is a...
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Mojo Picón Sauce Recipe

This easy and delicious mojo picón sauce recipe makes the perfect condiment! In the Canary Islands there is no doubt that the sauce of choice is the slightly spicy mojo picón. The red version is my favorite, a bit smokey and spicy, and perfect when served with the small,...
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