Fried Eggplant with Molasses

Fried Eggplant with Molasses Recipe

  Berenjena Frita con Miel de Cana   Fried Eggplant with Molasses (Berenjena Frita con Miel de Cana) is an Andalusian specialty of southern Spain.  In Andulusia, these delicious fried eggplant … Continued

Lemon Wild Rice Risotto Recipe

Lemon Wild Rice Risotto is a delicious version of risotto using a combination of wild rice and Arborio rice.  This creamy risotto, with a hint of lemon, is especially good … Continued

Moroccan Chermoula Sauce

Moroccan Chermoula Sauce Recipe

This beautiful green Moroccan Chermoula Sauce is a great and healthy alternative to basil pesto as it does not need cheese.  I love making it in early spring when my … Continued

Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Sesame Prunes Recipe

  This Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Sesame Prunes dish is a traditional Moroccan tagine recipe (the dish is named for the cookware) which typically includes a combination of braised meat … Continued

Orzo Chicken Soup with Rosemary and Lemon Recipe

  Orzo Chicken Soup with Rosemary and Lemon make the house smells absolutely wonderful as it cooks and fills the house with the most amazing aroma.  This chicken soup is … Continued

Oven Saffron Risotto

Oven Risotto Recipe

  Easy-To-Make Oven Risotto   While this Oven Saffron Risotto recipe is not technically a classic Italian risotto, it is a lot easier to make that a traditional Risotto alla … Continued

Risotto Alla Milanese

Risotto Alla Milanese Recipe

Risotto Alla Milanese is the classic Italian risotto with Parmesan Cheese and Saffron.  This is a creamy rice dish that gets its vivid color and flavor from the saffron.  This … Continued

Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice

Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice Recipe

  Roasting the tomatoes take this Spanish Rice recipe to new heights!  Karen likes to serve this delicious Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice dish with her Tuscan Lemon Chicken. Roasted Tomato … Continued

Saffron Threads

Saffron – Crocus Sativus – Spanish Saffron

  Saffron is the stigma of the crocus flower, which originally came from Asia Minor.  Saffron is called “zafran” in Spanish.   Today almost three-quarters of the world’s production of saffron … Continued

Saffron Risotto Recipe

Saffron Risotto Recipe – Risotto alla Milanese

Saffron Risotto or Risotto alla Milanese is a traditional Italian risotto with saffron in it.  To this day, risotto remains the most important staple dish for many people in all … Continued

Spanish Mini Meatballs in Saffron Sauce Recipe

These tiny Spanish Mini Meatballs in Saffron Sauce will surely enhance your next party!  Everyone loves these mini meatballs with saffron and will beg you to make more “next” time. … Continued

Spanish Paella

Spanish Mixed Paella History and Recipe

  A good bottle of wine, salad, and bread are all you need to make a terrific dinner with this wonderful Seafood Paella.  Paella is the perfect party dish because … Continued

Paella Valenciana

Spanish Mixed Paella Valenciana Recipe

Paella is built up from four basic elements: seafood and meat, sofrito, rice, and broth.  The proteins can by any combination of shellfish, meats, and sausage.  I used a chicken … Continued

Spanish Shrimp Paella

Spanish Shrimp Paella Recipe

A good bottle of wine, salad, and bread are all you need to make a terrific dinner with this wonderful Spanish Shrimp Paella Recipe.   You will need a somewhat … Continued

Zucchini, Eggplant, and Green Beans with Tomatoes Recipe

  What a delightful and healthy Zucchini, Eggplant, and Green Beans with Tomatoes dish this is, with a bit of Turkish flair, very colorful, and a good way to use … Continued