Rosquillas de anis

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Cupcakes, cookies & muffins | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Spanish Anise Doughnuts

Spanish Anise Doughnuts are called Rosquillas de Anís here :D. This is an old sweet recipe, easy to prepare and delicious to enjoy with some tea or coffee or just when nobody is watching and you can sneak into the kitchen and steal one or two from the cookie's can. There's ...

Suquet de Rap

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Fish, seafood & shellfish | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Suquet de Rap

Suquet de Rap means Monkfish soupy dish in Catalan. It has fresh Monkfish, Potatoes, clams and a Picada, this last food preparation is so typical from Catalonia... it's like our mark in terms of Cuisine. This dish has a seaman's origin... and you might be wondering... really? A Fish dish has ...

Winter Soup

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

Blog your Soup

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

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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 ...

Intxaursalsa

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Fruits | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Intxaursalsa

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

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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 ...

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, ...

Halloween Cupcakes

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Cupcakes, cookies & muffins

Halloween Cupcakes

Finally temperatures have dropped a bit, finally it feels like Autumn! It's a time of change... a time to give the wardrobe a twist, a time to use different and seasonal groceries and food. While I think about different ways I could prepare our Panellets  (Catalan sweet typical ...

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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