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December 2017

WHEN DID BRUSSEL SPROUTS GET A NEW PRESS AGENT?

“Brussel Sprouts are misunderstood – probably because most people don’t know how to cook them properly”  Todd English Brussel Sprouts have had a wretched reputation over the ages, but they utterly deserve some serious love.  They were the veggie you totally hated when you were a kid –  if it landed on your plate, it had contaminated the rest of your food! If you fit into the latter category and you are a complete Sprout hater, try not to fault…

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TORTILLA DE PATATAS – SPANISH POTATO OMELETTE

SPANISH TORTILLA

What fetching and altogether heartwarming memories are brought forth when thinking about culinarily forays!  In this particular instance, journeys across Europe and recollections of crossing Spain from North to South (French-Spanish border).  Stopping along the serpentine road-trip at various rustic, but delectable roadside cafes where, even when you only partake of a coffee or a glass of Regional, solid wine, you are presented with a charming, accompanying side dish.  A churro or buñuelo for a fortifying coffee in the later…

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FLAVORS OF SPAIN

SPANISH MOSQUE

 SPANISH FOOD – A MOORISH LEGACY The dreamy and romantic land of white windmills, flamenco, bull fights and best of all, a celebration for all things food so spectacular mere words don’t do it justice! Spain, a country with an esoteric and tumultuous past, where various cultures have left their imprint and unique legacies.  In Merida, the Phoenicians and the Romans bequeathed open-air amphitheaters, temples and bathhouses.  The southern province of Andalusia is home to some of the grandest Moorish…

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