Spanish

타파스바 / Tapas Bar Itaewon (Yongsan-gu, Seoul)

On one of our final days in Korea, we decided to visit Itaewon and explore one of the many bars. Our interest was piqued by Spanish cuisine, so we chose to dine at 타파스바 (Tapas Bar). Nestled in one of the narrow alleyways in Itaewon, this establishment exuded a cosy...

Spanish Latte

Elevate your coffee experience with a blend that’s pure magic! ✨ Uncover the enchanting world of #SweetenedSymphony. Sip, savour, and let the Spanish Latte transport you to coffee bliss. ☕ Explore the allure of Spanish Latte, where bold espresso meets the sweetness of condensed milk. Unveil the magic in each...

Sopa de Mariscos

A symphony of flavours from the depths of the ocean. Dive into this seafood soup culinary masterpiece. #SopaDeMariscos #SeafoodSensation.  Indulge in a rich seafood medley, a fusion of prawns, squid, clams, and more in Sopa de Mariscos Sopa de Mariscos, known by various names such as mariscada, sopa siete mares,...

Charred Octopus and Chorizo

Charred Octopus and Chorizo is a Spanish Style dish prepared with twice cooked octopus where it is braised in Court Bouillon then grilled finished off with chorizo and white beans. Octopus is such an underrated seafood hence we rarely see them served in restaurants or even sold in supermarkets but...

Rabo de Toro

Rabo de Toro or Spanish Oxtail Stew is a Spanish dish that is traditionally made after the bullfights, made with bull’s tail where it is slowly simmered in tomatoes and red wine with spices and aromatics until fork tender. During the old days there were no television or radio hence...

Habichuelas

Habichuelas is a Filipino dish of Spanish origins prepared with white beans slowly cooked with tomatoes, pork, and Chorizo de Bilbao. When I was young, one of the easy go to meals my grandmother prepares was this dish, the Habichuelas. I totally understand why, it’s easy to make, it’s quite...

Basque Burnt Cheesecake

Basque Burnt Cheesecake is a crustless cheesecake made with just egg, cream, cream cheese, sugar and a bit of flour which is baked on high heat resulting to caramelization of top, cracking and burning of edges. I love cheesecakes and I made a lot of them in the past, in...

Mercado de La Boqueria – A Visual Essay

No travel in Barcelona is complete without a visit to The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria or what is simple referred to as La Boqueria. This large public market in La Rambla is one of the city’s foremost tourist landmarks, a market with a very diverse selection of...