There are not two equal Spanish Tortillas (or how we call them “Tortilla de Patatas”). Each one is different: some put onion, some put a little bit of garlic, some people put milk! Some will cut the potatoes in dices, some in cubes some in slices… well, it’s been hard to figure out what way is the best. That’s why lately at home we have been mastering the art of Tortilla Making. As someone said “Making a Spanish Tortilla is simple. Making a great Tortilla, is not!”.Read More
Hi Tapas lovers!
Last week I spent a couple of days in Madrid and I got to do my favourite tapas route in Madrid.
Madrid is one of the best places for Tapas in Spain, with Granada and San Sebastian, and you find quality and variety. So, where to start?Read More
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