Appetizers · Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Hoisin glazed mini Meatballs

Hoisin glazed Meatballs with tamarind, ginger and garlic seasoned beef and a simple, sweet hoisin sauce glaze. Those gluten free round bites goes well as an appetizer, on noodles or rice. Mini beef meatballs with an Asian flair are great and polyvalent. They go well as an appetizer or main meal and simply divine paired with… Continue reading Hoisin glazed mini Meatballs

Appetizers · Fish & Sea Food

Tuna, Avocado and Watermelon Tartare

A colorful and refreshing tartare made of a lightly spiced tuna-wasabi, cilantro-lime avocado mix and watermelon for a fresh start this summer!   It’s hot, I don’t know for you but here in Spain it’s just terribly hot outside. No way I’m going to cook anything on the stove for a while… I need freshness,… Continue reading Tuna, Avocado and Watermelon Tartare

Appetizers · Side Dishes · Tapas · Vegetarian

Eggplant Fries with Honey

Eggplant Fries with Honey is a fairly common tapas in Spain. Nice crunchy eggplants sticks deep fried in olive oil and finished up with a sprinkle of salt and good quality honey. Ever wondered about nice authentic vegetarian tapas ? This crunchy Eggplant topped with honey tapa is what you are looking for! Called Berenjena con miel in… Continue reading Eggplant Fries with Honey

Appetizers · eggs · lunch · Main Meals · Snacks · Vegetarian

Beetroot and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches

Beetroot and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches have ruby red interior with a white center of fresh goat cheese and a cup made the “rösti way” with seasoned grated potato for an extra colorful and fun bite. When you like a combination of 2 ingredients like I do, in this case it’s beetroot and goat cheese, you need to… Continue reading Beetroot and Goat Cheese Mini Quiches

Appetizers · Snacks · Tapas

Celery filled with Blue Cheese Snacks

The perfect snack / tapas for strong cheese lovers! A celery filled with a mix of blue cheese and cider topped with a few crunchy apple chips and walnuts for a memorable bite! Spanish Blue Cheeses The Snack is inspired by a tapa recipe in my new cookbook about the Northern Atlantic region of Spain (Un viaje… Continue reading Celery filled with Blue Cheese Snacks

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)