Aioli

Makes approximately 1 ½ cups Ingredients 1 egg 2 tablespoons chopped garlic 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar ½ teaspoon salt Directions In a blender or food processor, place egg and chopped garlic. Whirl until garlic is smooth. With the motor running, add the oil in a slow stream, until […]

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Chive Blossom Garlic Aioli

Makes 1 cup Ingredients 1 egg 2 tablespoons garlic, chopped 1 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon sherry vinegar ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons chive blossoms Directions In a blender or food processor, place egg and chopped garlic. Whirl until garlic is smooth. With the motor running, add the oil in a slow stream, […]

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Ensalada de Atun & Anchoas (Tuna and Anchovy Salad)

Recipe adapted from the Food of Spain cookbook by Vikki Harris Serves 6 INGREDIENTS ½ cup almonds ½ cup hazlenuts ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil (Spanish) 6 cloves garlic 3 slices white bread, crusts removed, cut into quarters 2 roasted red peppers, deseeded and destemmed 4 tablespoo ns sherry vinegar (Spanish) Juice of 1 […]

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Goat Cheese Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 small shallot, chopped fine 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar 1 pinch chili flakes ½-1 cup goat cheese 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped fine ½ tablespoon fresh chives, chopped fine 1 jar piquillo peppers Olive oil & garlic Sherry vinegar garnish Salt Directions In a medium bowl, […]

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Herb crusted Chicken with Caramelized Onion Jam on Ciabatta

Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS For herb crusted chicken 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped fine Zest of 1 lemon 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast Salt Freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 cups arugula leaves, for sandwich Ciabatta, recipe follows For caramelized onion jam 2 tablespoons canola […]

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Herbed Calamari with Chive Blossom Garlic Aioli

Serves 6-8 Ingredients Vegetable oil for deep frying (about 2 cups) ¼ cup lemon juice ½ cup buttermilk 1 pound squid with tentacles, cleaned and sliced into thin rings ½ cup flour ½ cup cornmeal ½ cup breadcrumbs (fine) 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, […]

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Patatas Bravas

Serves 10 Ingredients For the potatoes 4 large Russet potatoes Salt, to taste For the salsa brava ⅓ cup tomate frito, recipe follows ½ tablespoon white vinegar ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon ground cumin Cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce to taste 2 cups olive oil or canola oil Directions Parboil the potatoes with their skins […]

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Sauteed Scallops with Summer Succotash

INGREDIENTS 1 cup green beans (cut into diamonds) 1 cup corn kernels 1 cup diced zucchini 3 cloves garlic, smashed 4 large scallops Sherry vinegar Frantoia extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup chopped tarragon ¼ cup chopped basil Maldon sea salt, to taste PREPARATION In separate pans, sauté green beans, corn, and zucchini (each with […]

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Spanish Seville Squid Cocktail

Serves 6 Ingredients 2 pounds cleaned squid, sliced in rings 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon zest Olive oil ½ medium Spanish onion, sliced thin ½ cup red bell peppers, slices thin ½ cup orange bell peppers sliced thin 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (gold ones especially nice) 1 cup Spanish black olives, pitted […]

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Squid Stewed with Chickpeas and Peppers

Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients Olive oil 1 cup diced white onions 8 cloves garlic, smashed and chopped 1 pound dried chickpeas (soaked overnight) 2 cups canned tomatoes, strained and chopped 1 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 teaspoon pimento or smoked paprika 1 tablespoon red chili flakes 2 cups white wine Water 1 pound squid, […]

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Traditional Andalusian Gazpacho

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 15 medium tomatoes, cored and cut into small pieces 1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine ¼ cup sherry vinegar ½ cup olive oil (Spanish) ¼ cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped fine 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted 1 cup dry bread crumbs, rinsed in water Flat […]

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