Fabada Asturiana or Asturian bean stew


Early this year I mentioned that one of my resolutions for 2013 was to make some of the recipes that were more challenging for me. Well, within the Spanish culinary tradition we can find a few of those dishes, especially within the stews. Cocido madrileño, lebaniego or maragato, Callos, Ollas or fabadas are good examples. In order to …

Experiment # 1: Roscón de Reyes


I, despite having a degree in law, studied science in high school, so scientific experiments are not a secret to me. Ok, maybe I’m exaggerating, but I really like to experiment, especially in the kitchen. Normally I only write about my successful “experiments” and left to others forgotten in the dark. My intention this year …

The Cider House Rules


"Goodnight, you princes of Maine, you kings of New England" Last May, a blogger friend, Blaga from Broken Sparkles, dedicated a post with two recipes to Bluejellybeans. One was this delicious Triple chocolate cheesecake and the second one was an outstanding recipe for Cider Chicken with Tagliatelle. It only took me 7 months to make …

Clams with mushrooms and sherry sauce


Summertime is the best moment for light eating, because the body doesn’t need all the extra calories for fighting the cold weather. But that’s not an excuse for not eating properly or just eat salads and greens. Today’s recipe is a wonderful example.  It reminds us of the ocean breeze, the sand between our toes and …