Two Montaditos; Anchovy & Pepper and Bacon & Brie

Holaaa! I always try to make my own bread. I love it! I like to make bagels, round loaves, baguettes, any kind.  And when I make baguettes, I like to use slices for montaditos. Beside tapas in Spain, it is very common to find montaditos. A montadito is a slice of bread with a topping on it, like a… Continue reading Two Montaditos; Anchovy & Pepper and Bacon & Brie

Mushroom croquettes

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:)     Or I’ll try to 😉 I love… Continue reading Mushroom croquettes

Homemade pasta

Hola! Pasta. I love pasta. I just think it’s good with anything and everything. Simply with butter and parmesan, or with red sauce, pesto, carbonara, etc. It is very versatile, you can make a simple dish or you can make it very sophisticated. While pasta is not considered a Spanish dish, we do eat our… Continue reading Homemade pasta

Green Smoothie

Holaaaa!! Today is about breakfast. As everyone knows, it is the most important meal of the day. When my family was recently here, we followed a more traditional Catalan style of breakfast. Bread, meat and cheese. The base is pan con tomate (bread with fresh tomato rubbed on, and olive oil drizzled on top). You can… Continue reading Green Smoothie

Lent buñuelos or Buñuelos de viento

LENT BUÑUELOS Hola! Easter is almost almost here! My mom is visiting from Spain and my sister and nephews are coming tomorrow. Yaaay! The traditions are different in Spain. For one, we don’t have the Easter Bunny 😦 Instead, the godparents give a cake to their godchildren on the Monday following Easter. It is a… Continue reading Lent buñuelos or Buñuelos de viento

Tortilla de patatas – Spanish potato omelette

Hola! My first recipe!  I am so excited about it! It took me a while to get to this point but here I am, and I am very happy about it. I thought it would  be great to start with this classic Spanish dish. I love this recipe  because It so versatile. It can be served… Continue reading Tortilla de patatas – Spanish potato omelette