Rice & pasta
Arros Bacalla

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Rice & pasta | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Codfish Rice

My food obsession, my favorite ingredient, my delicious treat… that's rice! Yes, Paella was invented in Valencia, but here in Catalonia we also master our rices!!! Name an ingredient and we make a Casserole Rice for you with it :D. In Catalonia, rice ...

Paella Parellada

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Rice & pasta | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Rich Man’s Rice – Arròs Parellada

Rice is one of my favorite ingredients, that’s why I love exploring all its possibilities. If you want to make me happy, invite me for a paella or anything that includes rice in the menu. If you want to be happy, ask me to do a Rice for you! This recipe I’m ...

Paella with Iberian Pork rib

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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 ...

Quick Fall Rice

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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, ...

Mac and Cheese

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Rice & pasta | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Mac and Cheese…

... the way we cook them here. Or maybe, the most extended way to cook them here. Yes, there is cheese but not as the main ingredient, I only use it to gratin the macaroni at the end of the process. Instead, there's a lot of onion, pork sausage and tomato ...

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Rice & pasta | Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes

Couscous stuffed Bell Peppers

It's taken me a while to write a new post... it's just too hot in here! Thank god air conditioning has been invented because my brain would probably melt if I had to live without it. Why kitchens are not taken into consideration when we think about installing air conditioning... ...

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

Noodles with Mussels and Crayfish

There is nothing more rewarding than cooking for the family on a sunny day with fresh and high quality Mediterranean products. Have a handy glass of Rioja wine while cooking and enjoy the process. Slow cooking is like tantric sex, there's no hurry in getting the sofrito done; patience ...

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Rice & pasta

Spaghetti with asparagus, sausage and mushrooms

Here are my three reasons for this delicious spaghetti dish today: ONE: I have to get my stomach trained for my next trip to Italy this Summer... Yes, that's right! We will follow the yellow brick path through France first, we'll visit Provence and head to La Toscana and Firenze... Oh ...

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Eggs | Others | Rice & pasta

Sushi Temaki

Those of you familiar with this blog, already know about my passion for Japanese gastronomy. I simply love it; every recipe, dish, preparation is a work of art. It's about flavours, textures, colours... I do admire the simplicity/complexity and the beauty they achieve in every single dish! Pictures are a must....

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Others | Rice & pasta

Sushi upside down: Uramaki

Have you tried to do this sushi upside down? It's called Uramaki and it's harder to roll than futomaki because the nori algae is not wrapping the rice here. Uramakis show the rice grains on their surface and are coated in fish roe or sesame seeds. It was hard ...

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