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Lisa & Tony Sierra

Updated Articles and Resources

By Lisa & Tony Sierra

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Figs in Butter and Honey Recipe - Higos en Manteqilla y Miel Created: Saturday, September 10, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Traditional Spanish cuisine makes use of fresh or dried figs in many types of recipes. Fresh figs are very sweet and practically melt in your mouth. This fig recipe is easy and takes about 10 minut...
    • Peaches with Tuna Recipe - Melocoton con Atun Created: Sunday, September 11, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Tuna and mayonnaise combine to make an easy filling for canned peach halves. They are unusual flavors to pair, but definitely work. Make these peach halves as a quick, last-minute tapa, or first co...
    • Easy Toasts with Pate, Olives and Onions Recipe Created: Thursday, January 14, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      This easy tapa recipe can be made with a wide variety of toppings. Spread small pieces of toasted baguette with the pate of your choice, then top with cocktail onions, smoked salmon, green or black...
    • Peaches in Wine Recipe - Melocotones en Vino Created: Monday, August 11, 2008 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Peaches in Wine is a fresh-tasting dessert that is a fabulous finish to a summer dinner. Peaches provide the “taste of summer” while the wine and cinnamon give this dessert its zing. ...
    • Garlic Chicken & Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe - Pollo al Ajillo con Tomates Secos Created: Monday, August 01, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      This Spanish chicken dish is as easy as it is attractive, with bright red sun-dried tomatoes and green basil. Garlic and sun-dried tomatoes are sautéed together and mixed with chicken breast...
    • Chicken and Rice Recipe - Arroz con Pollo Created: Monday, June 04, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Spanish Chicken and Rice Recipe. Spanish Food.
    • Pasta in Chorizo & Tomato Sauce Recipe - Macaroni en Salsa de Tomate con Chorizo Created: Thursday, June 05, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Although Italy is known for pasta dishes not Spain, macaroni, penne and spaghetti are often eaten in Spanish homes with a typically Spanish twist to the sauce – Spanish chorizo sausage and Sp...
    • Polvorones Recipe - Almond Cookies Created: Saturday, November 18, 2006 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Rich and crumbly these traditional
    • Easy Chicken Breast with Tomato Sauce Recipe - Pollo en Salsa de Tomate Created: Friday, June 20, 2008 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      Chicken breasts never tasted so good as this Chicken in Tomato Sauce Recipe! Boneless, skinless chicken breast is pan fried in olive oil. Create a
    • Spanish Hot Chocolate Recipe - Chocolate Caliente Created: Monday, June 04, 2007 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      The Spanish are known to be. Spanish Food.
    • Magdalenas Recipe - Spanish Cupcakes Created: Saturday, September 22, 2007 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      ”Magdalenas” are small, slightly lemony, sweet little cakes. They are rich-tasting, but are light and fluffy at the same time. The Spanish in every region of the country enjoy eating "m...
    • Gazpacho Andaluz Recipe - Andalusian Cold Tomato Soup Created: Sunday, September 24, 2006 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      "Gazpacho" is a wonderful way to cool off and to start a meal on a hot summer day. Although we translate the word "gazpacho" into English as “tomato soup,” it is nothing like hot toma...
    • Ham Croquettes Recipe - Croquetas de Jamón Created: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      Ham croquettes are a small, lightly breaded and fried sort of fritter. They are a sure hit as an appetizer or an afternoon snack.
    • Spanish Garlic Mayonnaise Recipe - Alioli Sauce Created: Saturday, September 23, 2006 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This sauce originated in Cataluna and has spread all over Spain. The name comes from the Catalan words for the two main ingredients all (garlic) and oli (oil).
    • Cilantro Green Sauce Recipe – Mojo de Cilantro Created: Thursday, June 26, 2008 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      In the Canary Islands, mojos or sauces are made with vinegar and oil and served cold, as an accompaniment to potatoes, meat and fish. This mojo is made with cilantro and garlic.
    • Spanish Fried Cauliflower Recipe - Coliflor Rebozada Created: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      This fried cauliflower recipe makes a lightly fried cauliflower without heavy breading by quickly dipping the florets in beaten egg and (optionally) dusting with flour before they are popped into t...
    • Mantecados Recipe - Traditional Spanish Crumble Cakes Created: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014
      As their name suggests, these traditional Spanish crumble cakes or
    • Ham, Cheese and Chorizo with Bread Recipe - Jamón, Queso y Chorizo con Pan Created: Sunday, November 19, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      This is a simple, but delicious appetizer, or tapa, using ham, cheese, and Spanish chorizo (not Mexican chorizo).
    • Cod Fish with Tomato Sauce Recipe - Bacalao con Tomate Created: Sunday, November 19, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      Recipe for the Spanish Bacalao con Tomate, or Cod Fish with Tomato Sauce
    • Fish Stew Recipe - Suquet de Peix Created: Thursday, July 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014
      Catalan fish stew made with a picada sauce made with almonds, garlic, parsley and oil. Stew dd the onions, garlic, tomatoes and saffron.
    • Lemon-Orange Granita Recipe - Granizado de Limon y Naranja Created: Saturday, July 23, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Like other Mediterranean countries, iced drinks called "granizados" are very popular in Spain during the hot summers. This "granizado" is made with both lemon and orange peel and juices, making it ...
    • Top Five Spanish Drinks for Summer Created: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Summers are hot in Spain! It's a good thing the Spanish know how to handle the heat with refreshing drinks. It's a great time to throw a Spanish "fiesta," especially because the drinks are easy and...
    • How to Make Creamy Apple Tart Step-by-Step Created: Friday, November 11, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Different from a traditional fruit pie, this apple tart has a flaky puff pastry shell filled with fresh apple slices and a cream-egg mixture. The Spanish Creamy Apple Tart is light and not overly s...
    • How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado Created: Monday, May 09, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado. The Spanish love roast suckling lamb, especially in Central and Northern Spain. It is simple to roast a suckling lamb. If it's not available from your b...
    • al pil-pil Created: Thursday, September 28, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      al pil-pil means that the item has been prepare in a particular kind of sauce, originating in the Basque country.
    • Definition of Alioli Created: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      An emulsion sauce made with garlic and olive oil. Eggs are usually added for stability. It is like a garlic mayonnaise.
    • Asado Created: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      This simple means "roast" or "roasted."
    • Cocido Created: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Cocidos are eaten all over Spain. What are they?
    • Cazuela Created: Tuesday, January 22, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      This simply means "casserole" or "saucepan."
    • Carne Created: Saturday, April 21, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      Spanish for "Meat" and can refer to beef, pork and lamb.
    • Entremeses Created: Saturday, April 21, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      "Entremeses" are also listed on menus as "entrantes."
    • Dulces Created: Saturday, April 21, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      "Dulces" is the Spanish term for sweets.

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