Tuna stuffed potato bombs


Here’s is the recipe with which I tried to emulate a dish we eat every summer at the beach. These bombs are the perfect starter for a meal with friends or it could be a main for a children’s dinner or lunch. I didn’t have the recipe used by this restaurant at the beach that…

Pestiños


Pestiños I love to make these type of recipes of which I know nothing other than they are for delicious dishes. And discover (along with you) its origins and the traditions that are linked to them. Pestiño history can be traced back at least to the sixteenth century and is probably much older, since fried…

Oxtail stew in red wine


  This winter in Madrid is being a rainy one, no white Christmas for us this year, and it’s such a shame because we had all of the cold and none of the beauty of winter… The advantage, on the other hand, is that I’ve been able to cook some heavy duty dishes. Red wine,…

Chorizos in cider revisited


Back in 2012 I published a post with two recipes with cider. Today’s post brings to you one of those, but in a more traditional way. I hope you don’t mind the reiteration. This is a delicious and rather quick fix for a special tapas’ night with friends; and the best part is that you’ll only…

Pumpkin Bars


I am way behind on my posts… this one have been pending since November! (yes, since Thanksgiving…) But I didn’t want 2014 to end without publishing this fantastic recipe, courtesy of a coworker. The original version is for a delicious pumpkin pie. But it needs a slightly smaller baking pan that the ones I had…

Mussels marinière


Today’s recipe is very simple, the hardest part will be cleaning the shells, but the cooking won’t take long. Ingredients 1 Kg. Mussels 2 bay leaves 2 small onions, chopped ½ tablespoon paprika 1 ½ tablespoons flour ½ glass of white wine 1 cup cooking juices of the mussels A bunch of fresh parsley, chopped…

Ragged Catalan sausages


Hi! Here’s the English version of this fabulous recipe, signed by a great Spanish chef, Ferran Adrià. Butifarra “esparracada” or ragged For 6 people Ingredients 6 butifarras (Catalan sausages) or any other fresh sausages 600 g mushrooms sliced or chopped into quarters Minced fresh parsley 12 cloves garlic, peeled A sprig of fresh rosemary A…

Blue Jellybeans Top Ten


Aprovecho estos días de verano (y calor….) para compartir los 10 post más vistos en BJB. La mayoría son de recetas panameñas, lo que me alegra mucho. Espero que os gusten y que probéis alguna, os encantarán. Número 10: Bacalao con papas estilo panameño Número 9: Pan Bon   Número 8: Bolitas de carne en vino…

Blue Jellybeans Top Ten


When I was little (I don’t like the sound of “when I was young”…) I used to listen to a show on the radio called American Top 40 with Casey Kasem, I loved it and every week I will listen to it for hours. Well, with this show in mind I leave you with the…