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
We only had one day in Maribor. We didn’t really know what to do there but we have been trying to reduce the amount of time traveling. We could’ve taken a train directly from Vienna to Ljubljana but why do that if it goes through Maribor? We could stop, spend the night and enjoy ourselves … More Maribor and Kapustnica Recipe
We decided to make our second ever Mallorcan recipe! Our first was about Sospiros, which you can check out over here. If you want to skip straight to the recipe, go straight to the bottom, but some of this requires some explanation. We also wrote a bit about the history of empanadas in Mallorca, which … More Recipe: Empanadas Mallorquinas
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
Welcome to probably the most exclusive food you’ve never heard of: Sospiros. All of my students know what they are, and they recommend them to me at every turn, but I get the impression that none of them have eaten them within the last two years. They are only popular with older people, and only … More Mallorca Monday: Sospiros de Manacor
We are leaving Jaén soon, and are starting to feel a little sentimental. So while we are still living here we thought it would be a good idea to cook a local recipe! This dish isn’t exactly a stew, nor is it a soup. It’s some kind of strange hybrid that is super common in … More Recipe: Andrajos con Pollo AKA Chicken ‘n Dumplins
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.