SPICED WINTER SANGRIA Warm spices and winter fruit make this Spiced Winter Sangria recipe a fun twist on your classic Spanish red sangria. A WINTER SANGRIA Many cultures serve warm, spiced wine drinks during the winter months, like the Glogg in Sweden and Gluhwhein in Germany. And, while we typically think of Spanish Red Sangria […]

9 Ways to Simplify Party Planning

9 Ways to Simplify Party Planning Having people over doesn’t have to induce a mild anxiety attack. Here, we break down the top ten ways to prep for a party without blowing your cool; after all, the best host is one who actually enjoys their own party. 1. Simplify the guest list. The more people you […]

How to Create the Perfect Paella

The Perfect paella. Have you ever really experienced it? Probably not, unless you’ve been to Spain or booked with Olé Paella. And even then in Spain, you may have been served a lackluster rendition of what should be an addictively wonderful dish. Truly spectacular paella, in my opinion, must have a thin layer of rice […]

Paella Valenciana

Paella Valenciana This Spanish paella is packed with flavor, from tender chicken and saffron to mussels, clams, and chorizo. What are you doing–get up and make it already. Servings: 4-6 Prep: 1 hour 35 minutes Ingredients for the sofregit: 1 white onion, small diced 2 cups tomato paste for the paella: 2 garlic cloves ¼ […]

What’s the deal with Gluten

Everyone want’s to be healthy,  gluten is one of those “trending” words  but what is gluten? If I remove it from my diet am I taking the healthy option? Check out these 9 facts of gluten which will help you decide whether gluten is right for you. Fact #1: Gluten is… …a naturally occurring protein […]