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Happy Holiday!!!! and some ideas for Christmas dishes.

♫ I'm dreaming of a white Christmas ♪... Wishing you a happy happy Holiday ☺.  Thank you anonymous readers, thank you foodie bloggers, thank you sponsors, thank you foodie blogger friends... I wish you the best for these Xmas days and for ...


Meat & poultry

Pato a la Naranja Especiado – Spiced Orange Duck – Ànec a la Taronja amb Espècies

... with spices and honey!!! Isn't it a Christmas dish? Hou, hou, hou... you better cook it after lunch or after dinner because the aroma that will fill your kitchen will drive you crazy otherwise! To be honest, I must cook about 3 or 4 ...


Rice & pasta

Pasta in Black and Pasta in White. Black Linguini versus White Spaguetti.

Last week, after lunch and while watching TV, we bumped into the wonderful film: Gone with the Wind. I cannot help it, I must watch it... no matter how many times I cried with it... I have to cry and cry again and wonder how life and people has changed ...


Eggs | Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes

Mushrooms and Artichokes’ Timbal with Poached egg and Piquillos’ Sauce

Using seasonal ingredients will make your cooking easier, cheaper and better! So, let's hunt for some wild and fresh mushrooms (in the market), some beautiful and delicious artichokes, ecological eggs and a can of piquillo's peppers... yes, it's that simple!...


Fish, seafood & shellfish | Rice & pasta | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: The Perfect Meal… did you hear Mr. Bourdain?

My Chef's "Muse": Anthony Bourdain I've been hearing a lot about Anthony Bourdain for some time now, but never saw him on TV (I cannot see the No Reservations Tv program here), never read any of his books, never had lunch at his restaurant Les ...


Fish, seafood & shellfish | Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes | Traditional Spanish Recipes

The Cod Connection.

It could be the tittle of a film... maybe Kevin Spacey would be the main character, he'd be the smart guy and Gerard Depardieu could be the tortured bad guy... A Cod market shop would be the place for the "business transactions". Do you ...



CAVIAR… my new food discovery.

True Caviar is the female's sturgeon roe. Everything else is just a substitute or other fish roe. The substitutes are often Lumpfish, cod, salmon, mullet... all but Sturgeon. There are twenty-five varieties of sturgeon, three of them can be captured in the Caspian Sea: ...



Acabat de sortir del forn – Freshly baked

Sorry, I'm a bit busy right now... my brand new nephew is here! Barcelona, 30 d'Octubre del 2009   The poem is in Catalan... I'm afraid my poem Muse only speaks Catalan, it's just too hard to translate....


Meat & poultry | Others | Tapas bar | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Snails with Bacon and Mushrooms. A Fall’s tapa!

Can you imagine these special fall flavours all combined in a Tapa? Mmmmm, Snails are absolutely delicious cooked this way. Eating snails also has a special Bonus... you can eat them with your fingers! It's one of those special foods where using the fingers ...


Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes

Pumpkin puree with Sugar and Beer’s Spider Web reduction

If you are looking for trouble... you came to the right place! Here you have the most scary Pumpkin Puree. Dare to try it at night and you will have the most horrible nightmares. Dare to try it for lunch and maybe you don't get to see the sunset....

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