Category Archives: Spanish

¡Mountain of Churros!

During our most recent trip to Spain, Luis accidentally deleted all of the photos he took in Granada. Luckily, we learned that they can be recovered form the disk (thank you, DJ!). I would like to share with everyone the … Continue reading

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Spanish Tortilla

I have to admit it took my a while to catch on to this Spanish staple, the tortilla. Spaniards love this dish. You see it in every bar in Spain and in every household. It seems like they never tire … Continue reading

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Bounty From Spain

I just got back into Los Angeles after spending 3 fantastic weeks in Spain – Madrid, Granada, Cadiz and Barcelona (and a couple days in Paris). Here are the food items we brought back: Tons of jamon and chorizo! Mostly … Continue reading

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Croquetas

Once we got our deep fryer fired up, we knew we must make croquetas. You will find croquetas in just about every bar and household in Spain. They are just breaded and fried bechamel sauce, sometimes with meat or vegetables, … Continue reading

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Paella on the Grill

I found the best way to cook paella for my too-big-for-the-stove paella pan. I used my mom’s grill, and was able to attain even heat for the whole pan, allowing the rice to cook evenly. First, I rounded up the … Continue reading

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His and Hers Paella

My first paella was a good learning experience. I realized the pan was too big for the flame and the proper rice is essential. I bought two smaller pans and some Bomba rice at La Española and went home and … Continue reading

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Saturday Paella at La Española

My husband and I visited La Espanola to pick up some bomba rice (for my quest for the perfect paella at home) and other needed Spanish groceries. Luis quickly began chatting up Doña Juana herself and quickly received an invitation … Continue reading

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