Leche Merengada

Holaaaaa!!! It´s pretty warm out here, it´s still summer in Maryland! When it’s this warm, I really like to have some refreshing cold drinks in the refrigerator; lemonade, ice tea… When I’m in Spain, I like to have a cold drink called leche merengada. The literal translation is meringue milk. It is common to find it in the ice cream… Continue reading Leche Merengada

Manzana Tatin

Hola! Thanksgiving is right around the corner… I can’t wait! Yesterday, I had a pre-Thanksgiving party (Friendsgiving). It is always fun getting together with friends or family. The party was a potluck style meal, everyone bringing one thing or another. My contribution was homemade vanilla ice cream and an an Apple Tatin. I originally thought of a classic apple… Continue reading Manzana Tatin

Flan de Huevo (Egg Flan)

Hola! Today I am making a very traditional recipe, egg flan. This flan can be found in virtually every  restaurant in Spain. The flan is so popular that you can buy it in a box at Spanish supermarkets. The only thing you have to do is mix the box mixture with milk and voilà!  That is very easy and convenient,… Continue reading Flan de Huevo (Egg Flan)

Mató for the National Day of Catalonia

Holaaa! Today is a big day in my part of Spain, Catalunya. It is the National Day. We call it Diada Nacional. The day commemorates the fourteen month Siege of Barcelona, when on September 11th 1714, Catalan troops were forced to surrender to the Castilian forces of France and King Philip V of Spain. From that day on, things took… Continue reading Mató for the National Day of Catalonia

Pa de Pessic de Vic

Holaaaa! Today I want to bring you to a beautiful town in the center of Catalonia, Vic.  First, allow me to tell you a little bit about the town. Vic is a small city with a population of 41,000. It’s located between the Mediterranean Sea and the Pyrenees and is only 37 miles north of Barcelona. Vic is the capital… Continue reading Pa de Pessic de Vic