Churros

Spanish
September 9, 2011 Churros tasty sweet doughnuts served all over Spain by street vendors especially in markets.  It is thought that these sweet treats originate from Madrid.  They are perfect for breakfast dipped in chocolate or milky coffee. Ingredients 2 cups water 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp salt 2 cups flour Oil for deep frying (lard is {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Sea Bass Baked in Salt

Spanish
September 4, 2011 Sea Bass Baked in Salt This is a traditional way to cook fish in Spain and many other countries.  Although cooked in a lot of salt the salt bakes hard and  the fish remains tasty retaining the fish’s natural juices and not salty. Ingredients 1 x 1.25kg (31b) bass or bream, scaled, gutted and washed {Tags: , } {More...}

Gazpacho

Spanish
Gazpacho A refreshing cold soup served in summertime in Spain Ingedients 1/2 medium onion 1/2 standard cucumber 1 green pepper (the long thin type) or half a regular green pepper 1 small red pepper clove of garlic 1 cup olive oil 2 soup spoons vinegar a little stale bread – this quantity can vary depending {Tags: , } {More...}

Garlic Mushrooms

Spanish
Garlic Mushrooms A typical tapas dish in Spain very easy to make but very tasty.  This dish can be cooked in a frying pan but is better cooked and served in a terracotta dish.  Makes a good starter to and meat or fish main meal. Ingredients 225 g mushrooms cleaned and sliced 2 cloves of {Tags: , } {More...}