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Archive for July, 2009

A Final Taste of Summer!

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Time now for our last recipe in this summer series and I’ve saved the best for last (although they’re all excellent). This is truly a magnificent summer salad. Thanks to our close proximity to Morocco, this recipe migrated to Andalucia through the family of a close friend of mine. Claudia’s ...

Another Taste of Summer!

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Keeping with the flavourful summer series I began last week, let’s get another recipe. This time it’s time to make a nice cold “Ensaladilla Rusa”, or Russian Potato Salad. As a side note, I asked a Russian friend of mine if this dish really originates from that country and she ...

Taste a Spanish Summer

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Spanish cuisine changes dramatically in the summer time, and it’s no wonder given the intense heat. Not only is it too hot to cook, but it’s also too hot to eat a steaming bowl of soup or stew. You’ve probably heard of gazpacho, the Spanish cold tomato soup that is so ...

A Spanish Style Summer

Monday, July 6th, 2009

So it’s summer and the beach is ready and waiting, but you’re not a beach person! Or, let’s say you’ve had it with the crowds at the beach and you’d like to get away. Is it really too hot to go inland? Not always. Think about it, millions of people live inland ...