Mushroom croquettes

Originally posted on Joy Of Spanish Cooking:
Hola holaaa! Croquetas (croquettes), I love them, any kind. It is very common in Spain to order croquetas in a tapas bar. Spain has a lot of different kinds of croquetas; with chicken, or ham, cheese, meat, seafood, mushrooms, etc, etc. I’ll definitely make all of them for you:)    …

Coulant de chocolate

Joy Of Spanish Cooking

Hola hola!!

The countdown to Christmas is here. I recently returned to Spain to celebrate the holidays with my family. It’s great to be back, but I would skip the 8 hour plane ride if I could… It’s not that bad though. I do enjoy flying and it goes by fast enough that I barely sleep. I really look forward to seeing all of my family. Let’s see if I can cook with my grandma and post some recipes.

I apologize If I don’t post for a while, but I’m not sure how much time I’ll have. I will do my best. If you are on Facebook or Instagram, I will definitely post some local and traditional Spanish food there.

For today, I made something very “chocolatey”. It is called Coulant de Chocolate. I used to make it a lot back in college with one of my friends. The beauty…

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Croquetas de Chickpeas

Hola!! I love croquettes. As you can see on my blog, I already have several different varieties of croquetas (croquettes). In Spain, they are very popular. They make a great dinner component for kids and also a great tapa or appetizer. The most popular variety are chicken croquetas. Like a lot of Spaniards, I love finger food, and these… Continue reading Croquetas de Chickpeas

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

Puff Pastry Pizza with Garden Tomatoes

Hola!! Hola from Barcelona! I am nervous,  very nervous. My wedding is right around he corner. (I’ll post some pictures on Instagram). Yay! I can´t wait, but at the same time I have tons of butterflies in my stomach everyday. I guess it’s natural. Everyone tells me not to worry, that everything will be fine. Yes, yes…. but when… Continue reading Puff Pastry Pizza with Garden Tomatoes

Spring Smoothie

Holaaa! I love Spring. Everything is (or should be) fresh and new. And with it, it brings all of the fruits and veggies that I love. It´s time to eat fresh and local again. Yay!  Now that we are getting into strawberry season, I thought I would start mixing in some delicious and beautifully ripe strawberries. What… Continue reading Spring Smoothie

Àvia´s Mussels

Hola! I’m back from the Bahamas. It was a fantastic and relaxing trip.  The food was good and the cocktails were even better! Can you believe that I had grouper (fish)  for breakfast? It was called Boil Grouper, like a fish soup. I thought it was a little weird, but that is a traditional breakfast there, and… Continue reading Àvia´s Mussels