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

Main Meals · Recipes · Vegetarian

Mini Ratatouille

  Ratatouille is my favorite vegetarian dish, plus it’s so easy, fast, healthy and tasty. This version is a mini version, a tower of all the ingredients topped with a Spanish style salsa verde. There are so many version of ratatouille out there, some are with capers and a touch of vinegar (caponata) or spiced… Continue reading Mini Ratatouille

Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals · Vegetarian

Eggplant, Pepper and Goat cheese Coca (Catalan Pizza)

“Coca” is a Catalan, or northern Mediterranean coast of Spain, traditional dish. In other words, it’s a Catalan Pizza made with a touch of olive oil resulting into a crusty soft bread sometimes thick and other times thin and crunchy. They do all kind of “Cocas” in Catalonia, from sweet to savoury, minis to long and large, thin… Continue reading Eggplant, Pepper and Goat cheese Coca (Catalan Pizza)

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry

Spicy Sichuan beef-mushroom stuffed eggplant

  Spicy Sichuan beef-mushroom stuffed eggplant is a bite into a mildly hot and comforting meaty dish accompanied with an earthy Sichuan style sauce. This recipe is not a traditional Chinese recipe, although flavored with all the great Sichuan flavors, it’s a twist on my love for Sichuan flavors. A great dish if you feel like a rich and… Continue reading Spicy Sichuan beef-mushroom stuffed eggplant

Main Meals · Side Dishes · Vegetarian

Szechuan eggplants

Szechuan eggplants is a great chinese dish, slightly spicy Sichuanese flavoured recipe. The long asian eggplants have a firmer texture and bolder flavour in comparison with the western world “big eggplant”. They don’t lose their shape when cooking, resulting into a firmer bite than normal eggplants and they taste great. Simply add a little cornstarch on… Continue reading Szechuan eggplants