Joy Of Spanish Cooking

Cheese and Vegetables

Piquillo Peppers Stuffed with Cod Brandade

Last week I found piquillo peppers at my local store. OMG, that made my day. Every time I go to Spain I eat piquillo peppers stuffed with cod brandade. SO GOOD! My grandma makes cod brandade all the time. She makes artichoke hearts with cod brandade, one of my favorite dishes. That is not what …

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Tortilla de Zucchini

Hello!! One of my favorite things about summer is having a garden. I grow tomatoes, zucchinis, cucumbers, greens, asparagus and more! It usually does very well and I end up having lots of veggies. My zucchinis are doing so good, I pick about 5 zucchinis a day. That means that I end up eating lots …

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Huevos Cabreados (Angry Eggs)

Video Huevos Cabreados Hola!! I usually take advantage of having friends or family at my house. I love it! I feel like I can cook way more. The more friends and family, the more I can cook 🙂 Today’s recipe is another popular (fried!) tapa. Yeah… we have a lot of fried tapas in Spain …

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Cheese Balls topped with Pecans & Cranberries

Hola!!! Wow. Those are the words that I have for these mini cheese balls topped with chopped pecans and cranberries. Eat one, and you will want another. And perhaps …. another! This tapa is perfect. It can be made ahead of time, and served small (bite-sized!) or as a two-biter. It can also be served with crackers. …

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Peppers del Padrón

Holaaa and Happy New Year!!!! I hope you all had a great holiday and a great beginning to 2017! I went to Spain for Christmas and while there, I had a popular tapa called  Peppers al Padrón, “Pimientos del Padrón” in Spanish. The peppers are from El Padrón, a town in the northwest region of Galicia. When I came …

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Watermelon & Feta Salad

Hi there! It has been a while since my last post, but my wedding is right aroung the corner and I’ve been super busy with everything. I hope you can understand. I am leaving next week for Spain! Summer is here, I can’t believe it how time flies. I love this season, and all my …

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Mozzarella Sandwiches with Tomato Jam

Holaaaaaa! I love cheese! Don´t you?  When I was in Spain, sometimes I would eat different kinds of cheese tapas. I would add a little bit of tomato jam to the tapas and it was out of this world. Yesterday, I got the craving for cheese and tomato jam. But, I didn’t have any jam in …

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