Archive for
February, 2009


Legumes | Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes

Chick peas and Spinach Soup

Have you ever tried to cook your own chick peas? Have you achieved a good result the first time you tried? Have they been tender and tasty? Of course it's always easier to buy a can of precooked chick peas but I enjoy learning and preparing things by myself ...



Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes | Traditional Spanish Recipes


My apologies dear readers and bloggers... the sun has finally warmed up our land and I can't be more than 10 minutes seating in front of the computer. Spring is here! Almond trees are blooming and pollen is getting ready to fill our lungs. My mimosa tree is all yellow ...


Beverages | Others

Chocolate: The dessert, the Movie… the 8th Capital Sin.

Are you a chocolate addict? Do you know that we should eat 15 Chocolate kilos per day to become addicts? Therefore, don't worry anymore, it only gives you pleasure but you are not addicted to it :D. Chocolate contains essential ...


Meat & poultry | Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes

Pollo en Escabeche – Chicken in a Pickle

Is this a pickle or a marinated chicken? When looking for the translation of the word Escabeche, I can find both options. Will you throw some light here? How would you call it? It sure has vinegar, but it also marinates in the sauce. Whatever the answer is... give it ...


Fish, seafood & shellfish | Meat & poultry | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Mar i Muntanya – Sea and Mountain – Shrimps and Chicken

I'm so fortunate to live by the sea, so happy to be surrounded by mountains... What a phrase! This looks a bit like a John Denver's song :D I will try again. Yin and Yan, positive and negative, good and bad, pollo y gamba... Again another horrible start. Maybe today I shouldn't ...


Cakes, pies & tarts

Bizcocho con Chocolate – Chocolate Cake

This addiction of mine... blogging... is getting a bit under control. See? I haven't been near the computer for 4 days now! Sorry readers, but the truth is that I couldn't focus on anything but my daughter! She left for the white week (that's how we ...


Fish, seafood & shellfish

Sole Meunière Style – A Traditional French dish

If you still haven't been to Paris, I would highly recomend you that you travel there with your lover in Spring time... yes it might sound a bit of a topic... but, oh la la! what a precious city and if on top, you are in love, then is the ...


Gastrotours | Others

Carme Ruscalleda: The ultimate Palate experience!

Which pleasure in life gets you higher on endorphins? Sex, Food, Exercise.....? If your answer is sex or exercise then you should try Carme Ruscalleda's cuisine, it's a Blast!!! My husband and I enjoy good food (would you have ever guessed that? ;D) and this ...



I’m off Celebrating my Birthday!!!

Forgive my narcissism, my self worship behaviour, my "me" needs, my poor altruism and low empathy today... ... I'm becoming older... something to be really happy about because the alternative is no good ;D, or something to be really sad about because I'm getting further ...

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