In my last trip home to Barcelona for Holidays I got this beauty:
A clay pot. A Cassole, or “Cazuela” in spanish, the pot that is used for most of my favorite recipes.Read More
Hi Tapas fans, how are things?
Few months ago we blogged about Pinchos and promised to do some Pinchos (or Pintxos) bar review. This weekend Maria and myself realized that we had a Pintxos Bar just around the corner: The Pix-Bar. So we decided to go for dinner and have a look. This is our review.Read More
Happy Easter everyone. Today we prepared a Spanish Easter classic recipe: Torrijas, also called “Torradetes de Santa Teresa” in Catalonia. Torrijas are very similar to the French toast, but with the Spanish way of cooking.
This is one of my childhood favorites and it’s an easy and fun one to prepare. It’s meant to be a dessert but I’ll ahve them fro breakfast. So, still with the cinnamon smell at home, this is how to prepare them!Read More
One of the reasons to start this blog was helping British tapas lovers to find the “real” thing in Tapas available London. We were told that Boqueria Tapas was one of the “must go” in London and so we did, and this is our review of our experience in the Clapham restaurant.
Canelones (“Canelons” in Catalan) come from Italy, but they have become a Catalan classic to the point that during the Boxing Day (Dec 26th, day of Saint Stephen) is the meal that any catalan family will have. It’s said that this is to use the leftovers from the Chritmas day Escudella, which is the catalan christmas soup and stew.Read More
“La crema catalana” is one of the most famous Spanish desserts. It will appear in most of the restaurants menus, and chances are that yourself have got it many times in your visits to the Iberian peninsula.
It’s super easy to prepare and super tasty.
What are Pinchos
Pinchos translation to English would be “Sticks”. And that’s because “Pinchos” are a unique kind of Tapas made in the Basque Country, which are basically a slice of bread (like a Baguette), with something in the top of it and all crossed by a toothpick. That’s why they are called “Sticks”. Easy, isn’t it?Read More