Recipe: Tostada

Tostada is toast. But it is so much more than toast. It’s a really good baguette toasted and served something delicious upon it. Every adult in Spain eats one at 11:30 and half the restaurants have punch cards buy-5-tostadas-get-one-free kind of deals. 1 is super cheap, you can get tostada and a coffee for 2.60 … More Recipe: Tostada

Mallorca Monday: Christmas Foods

So you want to feast like a Mallorcan this Christmas? It’s important to realize that Mallorcan traditions differ some from Catalonian/Barcelonian traditions. The people who came over to the Balearic Islands after James the First’s conquest (back in the 1200s) were mostly from Catalonia/Valencia/Barcelona. Those people were isolated on an island so they created new … More Mallorca Monday: Christmas Foods

Spain Sunday: Jerez, AKA Xeres, AKA Sherry, and some cocktail recipes.

While I am sure that most everybody has heard of Jerez/Xeres/Sherry, I doubt everyone knows what it exactly is. I don’t blame you if you have never had it. It’s a fancy and complicated drink that probably costs an arm and a leg outside of Spain. Simply put, its an alcoholic drink made from grapes … More Spain Sunday: Jerez, AKA Xeres, AKA Sherry, and some cocktail recipes.