Tag Archives: Spanish

Garlicky Shrimp & White Beans

There isn’t enough space here, not enough on the whole wide Web, to properly give due my love for the gutsy, earthy food of Spain. I love the garlic and olive oil and tomatoes, the shellfish and chiles, the lusty … Continue reading

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Sangria Shrub

I’ve always liked the idea of sangria. It’s festive and pretty and if I’m having a glass, it usually means it’s warm outside and/or there are Spanish nibbles in arm’s reach, all of which I’m very fond. The unfortunate reality? … Continue reading

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Garlic Shrimp with Chorizo

In honor of my recent trip to Barcelona, I put together a tapas night the other evening, setting out little plates of Spanish-inspired this and that and lots of napkins. It’s just about the easiest way to entertain good friends, … Continue reading

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Romesco Grilled Shrimp

Romesco sauce, for those of you uninitiated in its kicky charms, is an earthy, flavor-packed staple of Catalan cuisine, a sort of parallel-universe pesto made from olive oil, chiles, tomatoes, garlic, ground almonds and hazelnuts. Romesco tastes warm and nutty, … Continue reading

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Gazpacho

Thermostats all across the US are getting quite the workout this summer, so I hear. It is hot out there. Muggy, steamy, stifling hot. And while I can’t say I’m exactly envious of sweltering heat waves, as of last week this … Continue reading

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