Patatas a La Riojana: Rioja-Style Potatoes
Mar17

Patatas a La Riojana: Rioja-Style Potatoes

There is something so comforting about potatoes. They’re a guilty pleasure on a cold day whether they’re baked and smothered in butter and sour cream, mashed, tossed in a stew, or puréed into a soup. They’re hearty, filling, and during the long winter, make an appearance in my kitchen often. Luckily for me, I’m not far from the Basque Region of Álava, known Iberia-over for their potatoes. Patatas a La...

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Spanish Omelette Recipe

I’ve eaten a lot of strange foods since I’ve been in Spain: cow tongues, squid cooked in their own ink, blood sausage…and the list goes on. I stand by my own personal mantra that I need to at least try the dish, before I turn my nose up at it, (though that gets more difficult all the time.) I don’t know why I allow this mantra to continue to exist, because when something sounds weird and/or slightly disgusting to me, in my experience,...

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