Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Salmon Fillet on Quinoa, Asparagus bed topped with a Romesco Sauce

A Spanish Style Salmon fillet on a bed of quinoa and green asparagus topped with a nutty Romesco Sauce is great way to bring a little Mediterranean sun to your plate. Salmon Fillet on green Asparagus and Quinoa Bed topped with Romesco Sauce the perfect set of Spanish flavors. This gorgeous orange sauce is a rich,… Continue reading Salmon Fillet on Quinoa, Asparagus bed topped with a Romesco Sauce

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Mar y Montaña Stuffed Squids

Fresh Squids stuffed with cured pancetta, rice, onion, garlic and mini bell pepper dices on a wine-paprika tomato sauce. The Catalan gastronomy has a ton of “surf and turf” traditional dishes for example the meatball with squids, the chicken and crayfish, the mar y montaña paella, etc. They call it : Mar y Montaña which translate to… Continue reading Mar y Montaña Stuffed Squids

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)

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Blood Orange Salmon with Pistachio Crust

Blood Orange Salmon with Pistachio Crust is an extra fun and colorful dish. A tangy yet crunchy dose of sun and omega-3.  Pistachios are my favorite nuts, they are simply divine, plus they have giving any dish a nice crunch and color. As for side kick to the pistachio; a juicy orange which bring a touch… Continue reading Blood Orange Salmon with Pistachio Crust

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals

Monkfish and Clams Fideuà

Monkfish and Clams Fideuà is an authentic Catalan dish similar to a paella although the rice is replaced by Fideus, a short thin noodle that is fried, then it soaks the Mediterranean flavoured stock with some extra saffron touch.  The Catalan have a gastronomy of their own, and one of their most distinctive dish would be the… Continue reading Monkfish and Clams Fideuà

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

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Papaya-Mustard Shrimps

An unctuous orange sauce made out of papaya and white wine mustard covers the shrimps. Accompanied by a crunchy yellow bell pepper and cilantro leaves for an asian/tropical influence. A lovely recipe with lots of character! This flavor is a combination of sweet and sour with a touch of spice, it has an asian/tropical side to… Continue reading Papaya-Mustard Shrimps