Recipes

Travel is food. Food is travel. For us, traveling over the last 35+ years, we travel and eat. We collect local recipes. We attend culinary events and lessons. We love food and we love sharing our international recipes with you.

Santiago de Compostela and its Tetilla Cheese (and a recipe!)

Santiago Compostela Cheese

 A Gorgeous Town With a Cathedral and Some Cheese! Santiago de Compostela is the number one Christian city in all of Spain. The city is the capital of Galicia and, because of its religious importance, hosts a huge, beautiful cathedral in the Old Town.  UNESCO inscribed the Old Town as a world heritage site in 1985.  Along with its religious importance, it was destroyed by the Moors in the 10th century.  When it was rebuilt, the buildings were completed in the Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque styles.

A Savory Spanish Tortilla Recipe

A Savory Spanish Tortilla Recipe

Traveling around Spain, I love to eat tapas and small dishes instead of a big meal, especially since it is so hot.  I love the culture of sitting and sipping a sangria or glass of red wine while sampling all kinds of foods in the evening and on into the night. One of my all-time favorites is a Spanish Tortilla or Tortilla Española, a thick potato-filled egg omelet that can be enjoyed anytime, morning, noon or night.  When we were traveling through Córdoba, we had to try it at Bar Santos next to the Mezquita.  Since it’s a small shop with only a few seats, most people get their tortilla to go, and that’s what we did.  We took our flimsy …

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British Pies – Chicken and Leek Recipe

British Pies and a Recipe

Britain has a long history of pies, and I have a long history with Britain…and her pies, especially meat pies. I love them! I spent a few of my formative years in Ipswich, and I would love it when the family stopped off at the chippie. On every visit, I would get a steak and kidney pie, which is pretty unusual for a little girl, but that was my go-to choice. Maybe it was because I had no idea what a kidney was, and my younger self had no idea that I wasn’t supposed to like them. I remember the first time I ordered one with Jim, not even thinking about it and he just gave me this look like, “What …

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