Karl invented the name, and then I implemented the idea of marrying the sweet Spanish figs with pork. At first we thought bacon, but then we ended but with Serrano, to keep it Spanish.
16 August, 2015
Tuna burgers with fig chutneyPosted in : Main Dish on by : Maya Tags: Fresh tuna
I keep being amazed by the fish I’ve seen at every supermarket during out Spanish holidays. Even the small ones had a large selection of fresh fish, and in particular those big, red chunks of tuna. It’s fresh and simply wonderful. The tuna tartar got eaten before I got to shot even one picture, but
12 August, 2015
Grilled monkfishPosted in : Main Dish on by : Maya Tags: monkfish
We’re at the sea, so my carving for fish and seafood is even more than usually. So we visited a local fishmonger and asked for a suggestion for what could we grill. And we came home with the ugliest fish they had :-). It turned out wonderful though, it’s meat so thick and moist one
11 August, 2015
Gazpacho shotsPosted in : Appetisers, Soup, Use of leftovers on by : Maya Tags: bell peppers, tomatoes
It’s a leftover recipe that turned to be a wonderful starter on a hot day. I am pretty sure that next time I may skip the salad, and start by marinating the ingredients directly for the gaspacho!
11 August, 2015
Balsamic onion carpaccioPosted in : Appetisers, Salad, Sides on by : Maya Tags: balsamic vinegar, red onion
That’s a simple dish that makes the most of fresh, crunchy onions, without giving you the onion breath!
7 August, 2015
Chewy lemon cookiesPosted in : Dessert, Sweets on by : Maya Tags: cookies, cream cheese, lemons, mascarpone
It’s summer but I am in cookies’ mode. But because it’s summer then they need to be summery too! Those are great, creamy and lemony and sweet. A perfect tea-time treat, not only for the summer!