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

Appetizers · eggs · lunch · Sandwiches · Snacks

Christmas Egg Sandwich Rolls

Those Christmas Egg Sandwich Rolls are specially made for christmas and highly appreciated by the little ones. A fluffy, tasty and fun bite to make the kids wait patiently for unwrapping their gifts. This christmas egg sandwich is close to my heart, it’s my grandma’s recipe, and clearly she taught us how to make them. Since… Continue reading Christmas Egg Sandwich Rolls

Appetizers · Fish & Sea Food · Snacks · Tapas

Calamari in its Ink Croquetas

Calamari (squid) in its Ink Croquetas (Croquetas de Calamar en su Tinta) is my personal favorite Spanish “Tapa” Croqueta. Made with the scary for some and divine for others, Squid ink to give it extra “sea” taste and this bold, dark color. Croquetas are considered tapas in Spain, and this “black squid” tapa version is one you… Continue reading Calamari in its Ink Croquetas

Snacks

Obatzda (Bavarian cheese dip)

Obatzda is this creamy orange cheese dip they eat with fresh brezel in every Biergartens of south Germany. The dip is mainly done with camembert cheese with a touch of butter and “quark” (a mix between ricotta and sour cream) or sour cream. The orange color is from the paprika powder, usually a mix of sweet… Continue reading Obatzda (Bavarian cheese dip)

breakfast · Snacks

Giant Brezel (Pretzel)

Authentic Pretzel (Brezel) recipe made with lye, the real German way! A warm and moist inside with a flavorful crust and big salt.  There is nothing like a freshly cooked Brezel (Pretzel), moist on the inside and crunchy on the outside topped with a bunch of those crystal salts. In Germany, the home of pretzel/brezel, those knot breads… Continue reading Giant Brezel (Pretzel)