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Category: Spanish Cooking

Chili-Lime Marinated Shrimp with Cannellini Beans and Blistered Grape Tomatoes

Chili-Lime Marinated Shrimp with Cannellini Beans and Blistered Grape Tomatoes

In no time, a taste sensation from Simply Organic If you’re a regular reader, Chewing The Fat’s “Product News You Can Use” recently introduced Simply Organic’s expanding product line-up.  The all-organic Spice purveyor is now up to 113 offerings. We focused on 7.  When we…

Smoked Salmon, Fennel and Herbed Mascarpone Tart

Smoked Salmon, Fennel and Herbed Mascarpone Tart

Some holiday discoveries are well worth making all year round. This is one of them.  It’s from Melissa Clark in The New York Times. It’s one of four recipes created for New Year’s Eve 2020. In “A Finger Food Countdown to 2021”, Melissa created two…

Cazuelas de Atun y Farfalle from Grace Parisi

Cazuelas de Atun y Farfalle from Grace Parisi

How’s your Spanish?  You don’t need to speak a word to enjoy this fantastic casserole. What’s in a name?  Plenty.  Today’s dish is an homage to Spain. But this dish has its roots firmly planted in the US of A.  It was a mainstay in…

Where to Eat in Barcelona on a Sunday Night.

Find yourself in Barcelona on Sunday and everything’s closed? Here’s an insider tip Mar 22, 2016 | 5:32 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Monte Mathews Just a sample of the cuisine Etapes has to offer….Lamb Parmentiere on a bed of Pommes de Terres Puree…

Garlic Shrimp and Cannellini Beans adapted from Bon Appetit

Garlic Shrimp and Cannellini Beans adapted from Bon Appetit

This is a one-pan wonder that comes together completely in just 30 minutes.  My experience with Spanish cuisine is limited to making an occasional Paella and even there, without a true Paella pan, I am not sure how authentic my version is.  But I’ve wanted…

Birthday Party Paella

         We were having a group to dinner over the President’s Day weekend.  I saw it as a great opportunity to cook something substantial.  I hit upon making a paella for a couple of reasons. I’d read an article in Saveur written by David Rosengarten. …

Chicken Paella with Sugar Snap Peas in about an hour!

        There’s no one dish supper quite on the level of a great paella.  It combines protein–sometimes several of them–with carbohydrates and then, for good measure, adds some vegetables. The one big drawback to paella is the interminable time a good one takes to make.…