Appetizers · Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals

Fresh Broad Beans, Pancetta and Pecorino Fettuccine

Fresh Broad Beans, cured pancetta and truffled pecorino fettuccine is the perfect spring dish. A mix of fresh ingredients for a delicate, fresh and elegant dish! This recipe is my call for spring, a bit the equivalent of the ‘Rain dance’ except it brings the opposite; the sun. This time of the year in Spain… Continue reading Fresh Broad Beans, Pancetta and Pecorino Fettuccine

Appetizers · Fish & Sea Food · Tapas

Iberic Variegated Scallops (Zamburiñas)

Those Galician Scallops are exquisite with a smooth white wine bechamel and a crunchy iberic ham to top them! Surf and Turf at it’s best! The Variegated Scallops or Zamburiñas are a small variety of Galician scallops about twice or three times smaller than normal scallops. Check the picture below to see the difference. Those mollusks… Continue reading Iberic Variegated Scallops (Zamburiñas)

Appetizers · Main Meals

Skinny Purple Egg Rolls

These purple cabbages Egg rolls flavored with pork, ginger and garlic are enveloped in a light crunchy phyllo. They are also baked instead of fried for a healthier version.  Accompanied with a plum sauce, these egg rolls are a kid’s favorite.  The other day, I was doing my monthly round in my favorite asian market and saw… Continue reading Skinny Purple Egg Rolls

Appetizers · Salads · Vegetarian

Valentino Salad

Valentino Salad is a perfect starter for a romantic dinner, it’s a light earthy salad with roasted beets, strawberries, roquefort, sunflower seeds and arugula topped with an aged balsamic vinegar. If there is something I like about blogging recipes is to choose a name for my recipes. This one was a no brainer… just a… Continue reading Valentino Salad

Appetizers · Soups

Roasted Butternut Squash, Leek and Fried Sage Soup

Roasted Butternut squash with leeks, crispy fried sage and fresh cream to top it up. Plus some extra “chef’s secrets” to bring your soup from boring to an exquisite chef soup.  I know… it might look like those million others butternut squash soups out there, but believe… this one is far from the “everyday life” soup. It’s… Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash, Leek and Fried Sage Soup

Appetizers · Fish & Sea Food

Express Shrimp Ceviche

This Express Shrimp Ceviche is a light and refreshing appetizer great for any occasions. It’s a “fast preparation” version which contains some fresh dill, tomatoes, avocado and red onions.  Having gone through the Americas…each country has their own version of ceviche. First of all, it’s usually a main dish. In Mexico, they make it quite spicy… Continue reading Express Shrimp Ceviche

Appetizers · Main Meals · Soups

Double Onion Soup

This is two soups in one for an extra tasty onion soup. Don’t we all love a good onion soup? Imagine combining an onion cream with a french onion soup! The result is just exponentially delicious! This soup is a merged of the classical French onion soup and an onion veloute (cream). It’s broth is made the onion cream way,… Continue reading Double Onion Soup