Tag: Spain

Mediterranean Poutine

For those of you who have not come across it, Poutine is french Canadian fast food made with french fries and topped with cheese curd and gravy. I am told that this Mediterranean version which is topped with a gazpachio instead of gravy would be classed as a ‘Gourmet Poutine’ For this dish I used prepacked Parisienne potatoes 1 local soft fresh fresh cheese … Read More Mediterranean Poutine

Pink sky at night sailor’s delight: Vegetarian Spanish Tortilla

A thick omlette cooked in lots of olive oil with chunky soft potatoes, and it will be delicious eaten cold the next day. I think this must be the most popular dish in Spain with tapas or cut up into small squares and served with drinks in most bars. You can clear out any left-overs in your fridge, chop and add them in. ¬†Use … Read More Pink sky at night sailor’s delight: Vegetarian Spanish Tortilla

Mediterranean Ploughmans with homemade Grape Port and Fennel Jelly

I picked grapes this week and could not help noticing that fresh fennel grows all around the grapes. This inspired me to create a grape and fennel jelly with port that is delicious served with cheese and I am sure it will also be great with meats like lamb. I served the jelly yesterday with Manchego and local sourdough, a good Mediterranean Ploughman’s. The … Read More Mediterranean Ploughmans with homemade Grape Port and Fennel Jelly