Delicious destinations · Spain · Travel

All there is to know about Tapas

All there is to know about Tapas! The ultimate way of life for Spaniards and also a delicious way to explore and get the essence of beautiful Spain.  Tapas are not a simple meal nor a snack, it’s a social event, a way of living, a philosophy in Spain. A great way to meet friends… Continue reading All there is to know about Tapas

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Creamy Cilantro “Pesto” Zoodles with Paprika Shrimps

Zoodles with a cilantro-avocado and sunflower seeds unctuous pesto topped with lightly spiced garlic-paprika shrimps. A great way to cut on carbs and fit right in that bikini this summer! Zoodles, zoodles, zoodles… Quite a “hit” from last summer, not yet out of the spectrum of trends this summer… so let’s make good use of it!… Continue reading Creamy Cilantro “Pesto” Zoodles with Paprika Shrimps

Appetizers · Fish & Sea Food

Tuna, Avocado and Watermelon Tartare

A colorful and ultra fresh tartare made of lightly wasabi spiced tuna, cilantro-lime avocado dices 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… Continue reading Tuna, Avocado and Watermelon Tartare

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Chipotle-Maple Pulled Pork Tacos

Extra tender Chipotle-Maple Pulled Pork cooked sous-vide served with fresh guacamole, black bean paste, corn tortilla and sour cream for a hot and sweet Mexican night! This is my own version of spicy Mexican pulled pork tacos, with a Canadian flair to it of maple syrup. This particular recipe uses a sous-vide machine although it… Continue reading Chipotle-Maple Pulled Pork Tacos

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Creamy Chicken stuffed Round Courgettes

Creamy Chicken Stuffed Round Courgettes is a light meal with a whole lot of veggies like sweet peas, red pepper and carrot for a fun, creamy and colorful bite.  This recipe is basically the filling of a chicken pot pie trapped in a mini courgette, a great light way to eat chicken leftovers. Every single time… Continue reading Creamy Chicken stuffed Round Courgettes

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Pot au Feu (Bouilli Québécois)

A traditional beef stew with French origins, cooked slowly with loads of veggies for a memorable family dinner. As a kid, I used to visit my grandparents once or twice a year. They were living in a small and remote village far away from my home called Lac-des-Aigles (Eagles lake) in Quebec, Canada. We would always arrive in… Continue reading Pot au Feu (Bouilli Québécois)

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Tequila Lime Shrimp Bowl

Tequila Lime Shrimp Bowl is a light mexican citric recipe with a touch of heat made of sauté shrimps, avocado, cilantro leaves, pico de gallo, mango and quinoa for a light and colorful Mexican dinner. This Mexican bowl is filled with fresh and colorful ingredients and simply irresistible for a hot summer night. The protagonist of… Continue reading Tequila Lime Shrimp Bowl

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

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

Delicious destinations · Spain · Travel

8 Specialities from Picos de Europa, Spain

Specialities from the region of Picos de Europa, Spain is a world of its own. From the famous blue cheese Cabrales to the hearty stew “Fabada” you’ve got to come to discover some of the hidden gastronomic treasures of Spain. Picos de Europa is a small range of mountains in northern Spain a few kilometres away from the Atlantic ocean making… Continue reading 8 Specialities from Picos de Europa, Spain