Side Dishes · Snacks · Spain · Tapas · Vegetarian

Pan con Tomate / Pa amb Tomaquet

The ultimate tapa for Catalans, pa amb tomaquet or pan con tomate, is the simplest and most beloved of tapas, a lightly grilled bread with tomato, extra-virgin olive oil, salt and sometimes a little garlic flair to it.  If you’ve ever set foot in Barcelona or its region, you probably saw this dish on every single… Continue reading Pan con Tomate / Pa amb Tomaquet

Desserts · Snacks

Watermelon, Honey & Pistachio Pops

Watermelon pops covert with an ultra creamy Greek yogurt, some freshly crushed pistachios and a last minute drizzle of orange blossom honey for a tasty and healthy snack this summer! These fun bites are crunchy on the first bite with a nice sweet yet salted taste, crunchy yet creamy texture and the more you eat… Continue reading Watermelon, Honey & Pistachio Pops

breakfast · Desserts · Snacks

Banana, Blueberries and Yogurt Bread

Banana Yogurt Bread with a few blueberries is an ultra moist and fluffy banana bread with a succulent crust nobody can resist. Banana bread is a quite popular dish up in North America, although in Europe, not so much. It reminds me of home each time I make some. It’s the ultimate recipe for when… Continue reading Banana, Blueberries and Yogurt Bread

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

Side Dishes · Snacks · Vegetarian

Sweet Potato Fries with a Wasabi-Pea Dip

sBaked Sweet Potato Fries with a Wasabi-Pea Dip is a healthy and dynamic duo of colors and flavors. The sweetness of the fries balance to perfection the spicy green wasabi-pea dip.  A truly odd combination for some but once you get your head around it and jump in and try it out… you’ll never go back to… Continue reading Sweet Potato Fries with a Wasabi-Pea Dip

Appetizers · Snacks

Pesto-Parmesan Fingers

Red and Green Pesto Parmesan Fingers for a crunchy, flavorful appetizers for holiday season. A crowd pleaser guaranteed!   This holiday season is going to be a hit with those pesto (2 colors) parmesan fingers. They are easy to do and terribly fun and tasty. I’ve used 2 different pesto types; the popular green pesto a la… Continue reading Pesto-Parmesan Fingers