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Potaje de vigilia | Chickpea and cod stew

Potaje de vigilia | Chickpea and cod stew

  Hi cocinero! Today I would like to show you how to prepare a traditional Spanish stew called “potaje de vigilia“. It has its origin in the religious Lent time. During the 40 days in between Carnival and Easter, families couldn’t eat meat. That’s how this […]

Trucha con jamón | Trout with jamón serrano

Trucha con jamón | Trout with jamón serrano

  Morning cocinero! How are you? I’ve been with a cold these last days and didn’t have much energy to cook.  I just wanted to have something quick and easy to prepare. The solution? Trucha con jamón. This Spanish recipe is just perfect: quick, easy […]

Costillas con patatas | Rib stew

Costillas con patatas | Rib stew

  Hi, cocinero! The second Spanish food recipe of this week is a stew. This time, costillas con patatas (rib stew), a quick and easy traditional dish from Ávila.  Hope you like it cocinero. See you next week! ❤ Serves: 2 Difficulty: I can light the […]

Homemade Churros

Homemade Churros

  Churros! Yum! I’m sure you know what I’m talking about, but just in case, churros are a fried dough covered with sugar. In Spain, churros are a good breakfast/afternoon snack option in winter, when it is a MUST to dip them in thick hot […]

Pisto manchego

Pisto manchego

  And the second recipe of this week is (drum roll please)… pisto manchego! A very quick, easy and healthy recipe traditionally made with pepper, tomatoes and courgettes. Nothing else. As most of the Spanish food, a humble recipe with seasonal ingredients. It had its […]

Arroz con acelgas | Rice soup with chard

Arroz con acelgas | Rice soup with chard

  Hi, cocinero! How are you?  I hope you are having a good week. Today I bring you another traditional rice dish from Valencia: arroz con acelgas (rice soup with chard). You know how important is rice for Valencians. We cook it in many different ways, with […]

Homemade salsa brava

Homemade salsa brava

  Surprise cocinero, we’re having an extra recipe this week! February has finally come and spring is just around the corner (or that’s what I want to think hehe). I’ve been recently thinking about this project that is Cocina with me and about the lovely […]

Rabo de toro | Oxtail stew

Rabo de toro | Oxtail stew

  Hello, cocinero! Hope you started the week happy and full of energy. Personally, I did, just because on Sunday I cooked and ate this delicious rabo de toro (oxtail stew). That’s what makes me happy, good food. Let’s get on with it! How to […]

Sopa castellana o sopas de ajos | Garlic soup

Sopa castellana o sopas de ajos | Garlic soup

  Hi cocinero and welcome one Tuesday more to Cocina with me. I have prepared a very warm soup for you to learn today: sopa castellana, also know as sopas de ajos (garlic soup). As you can imagine from its name it contains garlic, but it has also […]

Leche frita | Fried milk

Leche frita | Fried milk

  Hi cocinero! How are you? Hope you had a great beginning of the week. Today I bring you a new dessert to your repertoire: leche frita (fried milk). Ok, I’m aware this sounds weird. Don’t worry, as always it is something delicious! Basically, you […]