Spanish

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...

Ramblero de la Boqueria (Barcelona, Spain) 2

Ramblero de la Boqueria (Barcelona, Spain)

After a long stroll at the La Rambla Street and a visit at La Boqueria Market we decided to have a light snack (tapas) and some drinks just to slow down and rest our feet. We decided to have it in La Boqueria Market as there are many places inside...

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Squid, Prawns & Chorizo

Squid, Prawns & Chorizo This combination of Squid, Prawns & Chorizo in simple olive oil and garlic brings your dining table to the Mediterranean, imagine the seafood and unique flavour of chorizo, if you have been to the South of Europe it will definitely give you back a lot of...

Espinacas con Garbanzos 1

Espinacas con Garbanzos

Espinacas con Garbanzos is a type of tapa from the Andalusian region which is prepared with spinach (espinacas) and chickpeas (garbanzos) Espinacas con Garbanzos is a type of tapa from the Andalusian region which is prepared with spinach (espinacas) and chickpeas (garbanzos), it seems to be an odd combination but...

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Chorizo Fried Rice

Chorizo Fried Rice is simple fried rice prepared with leftover cold rice, chorizos, green bell peppers, paprika and loads of garlic. Fried Rice is popular in Asia likewise Chorizo is popular in Spain and Latin America, both can be enjoyed on breakfast that is why in Malaysia you have Nasi...