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Paciencias are small crispy cookies, typical from Castilla, the central part of Spain.
The perfect dessert to surprise your guests, delicate, elegant and flavorful... let them guess the secret ingredient!
Cherry gazpacho, a daring variation on the traditional recipe, with a softer and sweeter flavor.
Raspberry espuma or foam, a light and airy recipe from Spanish chef Ferrán Adriá
Lemony and easy to make, pastas del Consejo or Council cookies, a traditional Madrilenian confection once served to kings.
Sourdough blinis, typical Russian pancakes, a delicious excuse to use up your leftover sourdough
Limequats are aromatic and flavorful, a wonderful addition to a classic whey cheese or ricotta cheesecake
Brunswick stew, a tasty southeastern American classic, this month's Daring Cooks' challenge
A broccoli and salmon quiche with a Spanish manchego cheese twist
Date, coconut and spice truffles, a cream and sugar-free vegan treat, worth a try, even if you're an omnivore!
Kulich, a rich sweet bread packed with dried fruit and almonds, to celebrate Easter the Russian way
A side dish or tapa, eggplant beignets, a traditionally Spanish way to cook eggplant and a tasty one too!
Baking bread doesn't need to be complicated, try this rye bread with cider and walnuts.
Butternut squash and tomato soup with ras el hanout, a delicious Moroccan spice mixture to spice up any dish!
Garlic put to good use in a very traditional Spanish dish: pisto manchego
Carnival flowers, Spanish delicate and crispy typical cookies
Homemade croquetas, traditional childrens fare and also a tasty tapa
Mini Iberico pork pot pies, tapa-sized, a perfect winter brunch or appetizer with a Spanish twist
Salmon escabeche, a genuinely Spanish dish of fish poached in wine, vinegar and olive oil, delicious as a tapa, on salad, on toast or on its own!
Crab salpicón, a popular Spanish seafood salad... Atlantic breeze on your plate.
Carquinyolis, crunchy cookies typical from Catalonia and relatives of Italian cantuccini, now made with spelt flour
Old-fashioned potted crab, a delicious appetizer on toast by Jamie Oliver
Mulled wine, now made with rosé for a more transparent look, the perfect Christmas treat
Salmon en croûte, a juicy salmon fillet wrapped in shortcrust pastry and baked... delicious!
Christmas compote Spanish style, now sugar-free for a (somewhat) healthier feasting!
Chile con carne with chocolate, spicy and chocolatey, perfect for chilly weather!
Pain a l'ancienne made with 100% spelt, easy bread perfect for beginners!
A Spanish style fish soup brimming with flavor, the Mediterranean in a bowl!
Nigiri sushi, part of November Daring Cooks' challenge! See the complete challenge at my blog
Migas, staple bread put to good use, diced and fried with garlic, pimenton and chorizo.
Buñuelos de santo, typical beignets filled with pastry cream eaten by the dozen on All Saints day
Barley flatbread, Dan Lepard's recipe
Bica mantecada, a very rich cake typical from Northeastern Spain
Middle-class brioche, that is with a weight in butter half the flour weight