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Winter Soup


Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes | The bases | Traditional Spanish Recipes

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In my opinion, some of the most joyful aromas you can smell during Winter time are: The burning wood’s smoke going through the village house’s chimmeneys. The scent of the pine trees while wandering through the Christmas street markets. The wonderful and comforting aroma of a winter boiling stock as you enter the ...

Anise Fennel Cookies


Cupcakes, cookies & muffins

Anise and Fennel Cookies

I'm always searching for healthier cookies, still haven't found one that has just symbolic butter... any ideas? But the other day I bumped into this site: Moveable Feasts, and reading the ingredients of this Anise and Fennel Cookies I just knew these ones would be in my oven ...




Vitamin C

All my life I've been told that a good glass of freshly squeezed Orange juice helps you fight against the Winter colds and flu. I am a good girl and a very obedient one, so... when cold weather shows you will always find oranges in my kitchen counter :D. I ...



Fruits | Traditional Spanish Recipes


Today I want to show you this delicious Basque dessert which I recently discovered and eventhough it doesn't look that pretty, please trust me when I say that it is more than delicious!!!! If you like cinnamon and walnuts... this is your dessert, you will love it!... the flavours combine ...

Squid with onions


Fish, seafood & shellfish

Squid with Onions and nuts sauce

I have always been scared of the deep blue sea, I have always felt that strange creatures could take profit of the darkness and deepness and take a good bite of my legs... the thought of "something" slightly touching my feet under the water makes me shiver and scares me ...

Torre del Remei



Torre del Remei Puigcerdà

We are excited about this little vacation trip, we are heading towards the Pyrenees, towards the cold nights and the fall colored trees. We are revisiting a fantastic and cozy Relais Chateau... it's been 16 years now since our first stay at Torre del Remei, an amazing small ...

Paella with Iberian Pork rib


Rice & pasta | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Paella with Iberian Pork Ribs

Paella's basic recipe steps are always the same: High quality ingredients (doesn't mean they have to be expensive; just seasonal), a good sofrito, a flavourful and consistent fish/meat stock and love & patience :D. So, this time I'm presenting you this Paella with Iberian Pork Ribs! It's just too bad that those ...

Chocolate Cookies


Cupcakes, cookies & muffins

Chocolate Cookies

I know I shouldn't be baking cookies... most of all because we... EAT THEM! But, with the change of the season I become so active; I don't know what it is but it's always been like this. I have to do something! Years ago, I would change the position of ...

Quick Fall Rice


Rice & pasta

Quick Rice with Mushrooms and Pumpkin

Do you like Mushrooms? Where do you get them? Do you buy them at the Supermarket or at the local Market? Are they canned or are they fresh? Maybe dehydrated?  Fall is the perfect time for all dishes involving mushrooms! Here in Catalonia, it's so common to go Mushroom Hunting, ...




Clay Cookware. Which Cookware material is best?

Every day I wonder what will be the healthiest choice for my family daily cooking. I always take into consideration the variety of food we eat, the quality of the produce... the fact that it grows near by is also important. But, we rarely think about the importance of the ...

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