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Romesco Sauce


The bases | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Romesco Sauce

Here you have the Queen of the Catalan Sauces: Romesco! It's perfect for meat, fish, rice, pasta, potatoes, vegetables.... anything! This time of year is the right moment to prepare it because… It's Calçots time!!! In case you wonder what a Calçot or Calçotada is, follow this ...


Fish, seafood & shellfish | Tapas bar

Clams in Green Sauce

There's no better clams than those from Galicia! Their texture and taste has nothing to do with those we find here at the Mediterranean or the French ones from the Bay of Biscay. I don't mean that our sea doesn't produce good clams, but these from Galicia are ...


Soups, salads, vegetables & potatoes | Tapas bar | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Piquillos Stuffed with Cod Brandade over Parsley sauce

Colours are so important to me. Green gives me freshness, Red gives me energy and White gives me peace of mind. Perfection on a plate ;D. Did you know that depending on the colours you use to decorate your home you can drive your emotions one way or the other?...



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 ...


Meat & poultry | Traditional Spanish Recipes

Cargols & Conill i Romesco – Snails & Rabbit and Romesco sauce

In my house, a casserole dish always means healthy and comfort food. It also means slow cooking food, steamy windows, and the thing I like the most: Mom, is there anything left in the casserole? The answer should always be... Yes darling, go help yourself ...


Fish, seafood & shellfish | The bases

Lobsters Kitchen Outing and 3 Sauces.

Sometimes things are not as they seem!!! Pepe, Manolo and Juanito had a 8 to 10 minutes bath at the silvered jacuzzi ;D. The water was aromatized with 2 bay leaves, a small bunch of ...


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Black Spaghetti dressed in Xmas colours

Decorating the house these days is one of the highligthed thingstodo in my December list... and believe me or not... I still haven't done it!!! This afternoon, my daughter and I will roll up our sleeves and light up the house. We will get the ...


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Boiled or Roasted Artichokes with Shrimps and Green Sauce

Artichokes are one of my favourite vegetables, when in season, you will always find some in my fridge. I use them for my rices, in a salad, grilled, boiled, in an omelet, roasted, fried... oh, when thinly sliced and fried are amazing... I ...


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Veal’s Tongue in its Sauce

The tongue is such an important organ. We can feel all flavours through our tongue, we can talk and sing and shout, we can eat, lick, kiss... do I forget anything? Many animals have tongues but ours is so versatile. It's the kind of muscle my daughter ...


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Cassoleta d’Albergínia i Butifarra

I bet you all guessed what the title means... yes? no? Aubergine (Eggplant) and Butifarra's Cassoulete, where Butifarra is our Typical Catalan Sausage :D. Basic ingredients for a basic dish. Since Medieval ages, the catalans have been using this veggie in their kitchens and I want ...

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