Almond, Pear and Red Wine Cake

I have been away in Spain for the last few weeks and inspired by the almond trees that were in blossom I thought it might be nice to create an almond based recipe with a few other ingredients that were on hand.  Whilst this recipe is not vegan, i think that it could easily be [...]

Caudete Market

I thought that going to the local market would be a great idea to see what was in season and to look for something a bit different to inspire some new recipes.  I was not disappointed and came away with saffron, some crazy hot dried peppers and enjoyed looking at the vast array of fruits [...]

Miel de Caña and Olive Oil Granola

First things first, let me start by wishing you all a very Happy New Year!  I am super excited about 2012 and all the things I am hoping to achieve in the next 12 months on both a professional and personal level.  I  hope that this year brings you all many blessings and plenty of [...]

Caudete Olives

We managed to squeeze a bit of time to go to Caudete a small village about an hour inland of Alicante where my parents have some land.  It was olive season and so we went prepared to lend a hand…especially knowing that in return I would recieve my annual supply of olive oil.  Hey, you [...]