Tagged with spanish

Cauliflower Gratin with Manchego and Almond Sauce

Ingredients 3/4 cup half-and-half 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup whole milk Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg Salt and freshly ground pepper One 2-pound head of cauliflower, cut into 1 1/2-inch florets 1/2 cup whole roasted almonds with skin, plus 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped almonds (3 ounces) 3/4 cup plus 2 … Continue reading

Lentil Soup with Chorizo

Ingredients 1 lb. lentils 1 onion 5 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 ½ lb. Spanish chorizo 3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces 3 tbsp. parsley 7 c. water 3 tbsp. sherry vinegar 2 bay leaves ⅛ tsp. ground cloves 2 tbsp. smoked paprika 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour Preparation Place … Continue reading

Chicken Piperade Tacos

Ingredients PIPERADE PEPPER STEW 4 red bell peppers 3 green bell peppers 1 yellow pepper 2 tablespoons canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced CHICKEN TINGA 1 chicken breast 1/2 onion 1 garlic clove Bay leaves 8 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 large yellow onion, julienned … Continue reading

Almond and Garlic Soup

Ingredients 6 slices white bread, crusts removed 4 cups water 2 1/2 cups (8 3/4 ounces) plus 1/3 cup sliced blanched almonds 1 garlic clove, peeled 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar Kosher salt and pepper Pinch cayenne pepper 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling 1/8 teaspoon almond extract 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 6 … Continue reading

Clementine and Sardine Salad

Ingredients For the dressing: 1 c. olive oil 1/4 c. sherry vinegar zest and juice of 2 clementines 1 shallot, thinly sliced 12 nice black olives, pitted and halved sea salt to taste For the salad: 1/2 head romaine lettuce 1/2 head bibb lettuce 1/2 head red lettuce 8 oil-packed sardines 4 clementines, peeled and … Continue reading

Catalan-Style Chicken Stew

Ingredients 4 chicken thighs salt and pepper 5 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 c. tomate frito (or a sofrito or other rich tomato sauce, pref. homemade) 1 c. samfaina (pisto) 1/3 c. roasted red peppers 1/3 c. roasted onions 1/3 c. roasted eggplant 2 tbsp. parsley, chopped Preparation Cut the eggplant, peppers, and onions into 1/4″ … Continue reading

Tortilla de Patata con Chips

Ingredients 7 large eggs 1 bag nice plain potato chips (6.7 oz) 2 tsp. salt 4 tbsp. olive oil Preparation Break 6 eggs into a mixing bowl.  Add 2/3 of the bag of chips and stir, crushing them a little as you blend the eggs together.  Allow the mixture to sit until the chips absorb … Continue reading

Mussels with Potato Chips

Ingredients 1 bag nicest potato chips you can find 1 can tinned mussels, preferably either ceviched or stewed Pimenton de la vera (smoked Spanish paprika) to taste olive oil Preparation Arrange whole, unbroken chips on a serving dish. Top each chip with a mussel and finish with a pinch of pimenton.  Finish the plate with … Continue reading

Tortilla Gaditana with Spicy Mayo

Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon salt, more as needed 1/2 pound shell-on, large or extra-large shrimp 210 grams all-purpose flour (about 1 3/4 cups) 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion 2 small garlic cloves (or 1 fat clove), minced 2 teaspoons finely chopped parsley 3 tablespoons good, preferably homemade mayonnaise 1 teaspoon sriracha sauce, or more to taste … Continue reading

Patatas a la Importancia

Ingredients 6 medium potatoes3 cloves Garlic1 large yellow onions or 2 mediumOlive Oil2 cups chicken broth3-4 threads Spanish saffron2 Tbsp. flour for sauce2/3 cup flour (approximately) to coat potatoes2 eggs, lightly beatensalt and pepper to taste Preparation Finely chop the onions and garlic. Pour olive oil to cover entire bottom of a large frying pan. … Continue reading