Category: Recipes

How to make addictive, spreadable dulce de leche

 Learn how to make addictive, spreadable dulce de leche with only milk, sugar, and time. Dulce de leche is a popular South American caramel sauce composed of only two ingredients: milk and sugar. In fact, the name literally translates to “milk jam” (side note: it is pronounced as “dul-say,” as opposed to “dul-che” — you’ll gain […]

Pasteis de Nata or Portuguese Custard Tarts

Pasteis de Nata or Portuguese Custard Tarts Try these typical Portuguese Custard Tarts. Filled with a delicious cream sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, it’s impossible to resist. INGREDIENTS 400 grams / (14 ounces) puff pastry 2 tablespoons corn starch 6 egg yolks 200 grams / (7 ounces) sugar 450 ml / (1 3/4 cups and […]

How to Make a Spanish Sofrito

How to Make a Spanish Sofrito Sofrito means “gently fried.”The sofrito is a mixture of sautéed ingredients—onions, garlic, peppers, tomatoes -that gives depth of  flavor to many dishes in Spanish cooking, from paella to stew, vegetables to pasta. Sofrito is the first step in many recipes. It’s a procedure, a technique and a sauce.   […]

SPICED WINTER SANGRIA

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 […]

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 […]