Pan-seared cod with green beans and butter and white wine sauce

"Eating well is a form of self-respect" Today I was reading an article about a girl, who has gone to Africa to work as a volunteer with kids at an orphanage. Needless to say - poor countries, where any kind of food is a luxury. She compared the happiness and joy of those, who had … Continue reading Pan-seared cod with green beans and butter and white wine sauce

Risotto with shrimp

Risotto is always a good idea! All you need is love, a bit of patience and a few ingredients! People reasonably say that love is one of the most important ingredients! Couldn't agree more. Now when it comes to risotto - you also need to add patience. And then the rest is  covered! Risotto is … Continue reading Risotto with shrimp

“Pan con tomate” and a little extra

I love days when my only problem is - what's for breakfast? Oh... And how long is the afternoon run! Lately I felt a bit stuck on eggs (almost as many ways as one could think of) and porridges (oats or buckwheat topped with almost anything one could think of). And although looking at our … Continue reading “Pan con tomate” and a little extra

Hot (or not) glass noodles with seafood cocktail

Seafood! And you got my attention anytime and every time!I'm sure there are plenty more species in the oceans that I have not tried yet. There are definitely those I've not heard of - but show me and I'll try them. I have some on my "to do - to try list", unfortunately they are … Continue reading Hot (or not) glass noodles with seafood cocktail

Patatas bravas with chorizo

If you spend a lot of time with a fridge door open looking for answers, the answer may be potatoes! You know, how scientists discover that some food is harmful to you, because *&^^%$^&... And then almost in parallel, some other scientists discover that same food is *%^^% amazing, prevents cancer and other life's misfortunes. … Continue reading Patatas bravas with chorizo

Grilled octopus with baby potatoes, baby aubergines and smoked paprika

"If you've lost your appetite today, I think I have it!" Ordering food at a restaurant, there are several ingredients that always draw my attention. One of them is octopus. I love it in many shapes and forms, yet grilled octopus wins over everything else! I must admit I had tried quite a few times … Continue reading Grilled octopus with baby potatoes, baby aubergines and smoked paprika

Cranberry jam with mead

"Food is our common ground, a universal experience." James Beard A year and a half ago I was on vacation with my friends in Southern Spain. One of the best gourmet food induced vacations. Food we ate was beyond good and we ate out most of the time. There are so many nice little restaurants … Continue reading Cranberry jam with mead