Tag Archives: Spanish food

Perfecting Paella

Paella

Perfecting Paella, pleez!  Is it all in the pan or is there more? If the dish is made correctly, it’s one of the most perfect comfort foods. If made incorrectly, it’s a disaster dish that just can’t be fixed. Maybe that’s why discussions about Paella recipes can go on until the wee hours of the morning, […]

Tapas vs Pinchos

Tapas and Pinxtos

Tapas vs Pinchos vs Pinxtos? You’ve most likely heard of tapas and maybe even pinchos (aka pintxos) too! Tapas are Spanish snacks or savory finger food using all sorts of ingredients from fish to veggies to cured ham hanging from the ceilings as well. They vary from one Spanish town to another, but always taste delicious since […]

Shiver Me Timbers, I Just Ate Gooseneck Barnacles

Percebes

From the rocky shores of Spain’s coast, a slip of the foot and you’ll plunge 300 feet into the deep icy waters of the sea. As the water violently beats against the cliffs, the crustaceans are not weary, in fact they take pleasure in hard beatings which will eventually make them, the gooseneck barnacles, even […]