Ensaladilla

Ensaladilla

This is another typical Spanish dish, which by the way, it’s called Ensaladilla russa which would translate into something like Russian salad. Not sure where the Russian part of the salad comes from but I’m sure someone has already studied it… Anyway, a classic Spanish…

Cabbage, potato and bacon mash

Cabbage, potato and bacon mash

This cabbage, potato and bacon mash is a version of a typical Catalan dish from a region in the Pyrenees (La Cerdanaya) called Trinxat de la Cerdanya. The best definition I can think of trinxat is something cut, crumbled and mashed; which is basically what…

Vegetable lasagna

Vegetable lasagna

Lasagna is a great cook ahead dinner, perfect for those days you know you will get home late and everyone will be hungry the moment they go through the door. You just need some time to heat it up (for me while the kids are…

Shrimp and veggie curry

Shrimp and veggie curry

I’m totally new to the curry world. Growing up in Spain in a very traditional Catalan-style cooking, curry was not part of my taste buds repertoire… I think the first time I tried curry was at an Indian restaurant in Barcelona that a friend took…