Whitewine Stewed Ribs

Quite a traditional Spanish dish. You would do a stew like this in winter with the remainers of ribs and other bones you would find around in the fridge (modern times) or had salted previously (traditional times). But anyways easy and delicious What you need (serves 2) 4 pieces of ribs (aprox 400g) 4 potatoesContinue reading “Whitewine Stewed Ribs”

Escalivada

One of Catalonia’s top entreés is the escalivada or in English grilled and seasoned veggies. It is quite easy to make and as it is served cold it is perfect for the summer. The grilled vegetables can be served ‘plain’ as an appetizer or are perfectly served on traditional Spanish farmer’s bread. Sandwiches will alsoContinue reading “Escalivada”

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”

Double Malt Pot Roast

Yeah the autmn/fall season is finally here. The temperatures are going down and that means finally we can enjoy more savoury dishes. The first recipe for this autmn season is the Voll Damm Double Malt Pot Roast.   What you need: 350g Iberian lean pork or veal (sliced) ½ onion 3 cloves garlic 1 carrotContinue reading “Double Malt Pot Roast”

Spanish Seafood Rice

Before you even ask. No, this is not a paella dish. It goes into the same family of dishes but if I am strict the ingredients do not adhere to the traditional ones as they are featured in the Valencian paella. (Just for you to know I did not use rabbit nor saffron –two ofContinue reading “Spanish Seafood Rice”

Octopus Lentil Salad

May it be or not. But the summer is just around the corner and friends are asking me for some fresh and summerly recipes. Allright as you wish. The problem came actually up when I opened the fridge: An octopus, a few vegetables and lentils. Not much to do or what? Well actually yes thereContinue reading “Octopus Lentil Salad”