Earlier this year, I introduced you to Fideos. He’s the delectable brother of Paella – a dish that is similar to paella but with short vermicelli-type noodles instead of rice. Now, meet the cousin of fideos
If you like paella, allow me to introduce you to her delectable brother, fideos. Haven’t heard of him? Well, he’s not quite as famous as his sister. He typically resides in Spain and only occasionally will
A Mediterranean port city tucked among the hills of Spain’s northeastern coastline, Barcelona’s corridors of winding streets speak to more than a millennium of history. Yet, with a lively culinary and bar scene, and displays of modern fashion and politically charged graffiti, the Catalonian capital’s charm comes from the vibrance of constantly juxtaposing the old […]
The first recollection I have of Arroz con Pollo (chicken and rice) was from watching reruns of the I love Lucy show. It’s the one where Lucy is trying to tell her non-English speaking mother-in-law what they are having for dinner. Lucy acts out being a chicken and does a
A Spanish tortilla, not to be confused with a Mexican tortilla, is basically a thick potato omelet more akin to a frittata than the flat pancake made of corn or wheat we usually associate with the word.
It is also incredibly versatile and easy to prepare. This may be why it is the most commonly served dish in Spain. Tortillas can be part of a
There have been a lot of gluten free desserts making their way onto this blog lately (not that there is anything wrong with that!) so I thought it was time for something different, something really healthy and hearty, dairy free, vegan and main course-worthy; Lentil Cakes with Carrot Romesco Sauce. Romesco is a Spanish sauce typically made with roasted red peppers, garlic, blanched almonds and olive oil. Other versions can include vinegar and tomatoes. As with many traditional sauces, there are probably as many recipes for Romesco Sauce as there are cooks.
Romesco Sauce is sort of like a pesto, the ingredients are ground up and then olive oil is added for flavor and creaminess. I make mine in the food processor, it is so easy!
I decided to make my Romesco Sauce with roasted carrots instead of