Cocido Madrileño

It is so frosty outside. Anything that helps to warm up during these days is more than welcome. Although you might think that Spain is a sunny summer paradise, most regions in the counrty can easily drop below 0° C in winter. Well the cititzens from the capital city Madrid have their perfect recipe toContinue reading “Cocido Madrileño”

Christmas Baked Apple

Christmas season officially started and it is time to go for Christmas recipes. As it is cold outside how about some warm and delicious What you need (serves 4) 4 apples 1/2 spoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 spoon brown sugar 1 handful raisins How you do it Remove the apple seedsContinue reading “Christmas Baked Apple”

Creamy Seafood Chowder

The cold months containing an ‘R’ in their spelling (like January or February) are said to be the best ones for seafood. It seem like that shrimps, crabs, etc grow best in colder waters and that is why you should take advantage to have some of those in he cold season. Preferrably in a hotContinue reading “Creamy Seafood Chowder”

Vegetarian Minestrone

Probably all Italians will kill after this recipe-post. Or at least they will start complaining that this is not traditional minestrone or that the recipe is completely wrong. Well, as one smart Italian chef told me. “The recipe shall always reflect the chef’s style of making food”. This one is my recipe and it isContinue reading “Vegetarian Minestrone”

Mulled & Spicy Golden Wine

It is freezing cold outside. Snow, wind, blizzards. So for anyone who need an express warm-up try our golden spicy mulled wine. It will warm you up in no time. What you need  1 bottle white wine 2 spoons brown sugar (to turn white wine into gold) 1 cinnamon cane 1 spoon cloves 1 smallContinue reading “Mulled & Spicy Golden Wine”

Serrano Ham Croquettes

One of Spain’s most favourite dishes that turns your leftovers into a delicacy: Croquettes. It is very traditional way to convert meat, fish or veggies that remained from a meal into a crunchy soft-melting delicacy. The most traditional are made from cod, mushrooms, blood pudding, stew meat and also Serrano ham. This ones features theContinue reading “Serrano Ham Croquettes”

Home-Made Ice Tea

Well, did you ever get that feeling, that no matter how much you drink your thirst does not cease? Quite typical in the summer, isn’t it? No wonder when the temperatures breach 35ºC / 95ºF, the body is constantly producing sweat to cool off and thus depletes all the water reservoirs. Sounds like a greatContinue reading “Home-Made Ice Tea”