Picadillo Andalucia Grass-fed Ground Beef cooked in a full flavored and complex sauce of peppers tomatoes and onions that instantly transports you to the ancient sun-drenched lands of the south of Spain – the crossroads between Europe and Africa. And of course like all Picadillos this a perfect “leftover dish” that re-heats quick and easily …Read More
Pollo a la Vasco The classic Basque style braised chicken dish is served with an amazing and flavorful sauce of tomatoes, peppers, onions and garlic. In Spain this dish is called Pollo a la Vasco and in France it is Poulet Basquaise but in either case it means a delicious meal that’s healthy at the same …Read More
Delicious and hearty Basque Fisherman’s stew with tomatoes, peppers, onions and potatoes flavored with smoky Spanish Paprika. Since ancient times fisherman along the coasts of northern Spain and southwest France have been heading out into the Bay of Biscay for tuna one of the most traditional preparations has been this braised stew of tomatoes, onions, …Read More
Picadillo A La Vasco Super easy healthy and delicious weekday main I make at least a couple times a month and the leftovers last through the week and can be heated up in minutes. A dish called “a la Vasco” or “in the Basque Style” would typically be served in a delicious sauce of peppers, …Read More
Little sweet bell peppers filled with a nutty and rich wild rice stuffing baked in a delicious tomato sauce with a savory Parmesan Cheese crust. This is an amazingly simple that utilizes some leftovers I had around the house. This past week I made some Sautéed Sweet Peppers and I had half of the 2 …Read More
A quick and easy side dish that can be cooked up in a few minutes and makes a delicious side dish to grilled meats.
This is my take on a classic Mardi Gras and Creole recipe. The dish literally means smothered shrimp and it’s basically a quick shrimp braise in a spicy tomato sauce – And It Is Delicious! The recipe is very famous because of New Orleans but the roots of the dish can be traced back …Read More
Italian Caponata This classic dish is summertime vegetable cornucopia that is cooked down into an almost paste like jammy consistency; you can then use it as a topping for rustic grilled whole wheat bread, sandwiches or toss it in with some freshly cooked whole wheat pasta! All would be delicious and sublime! Italian Caponata …Read More