Post by: Daniel Vickers


Gambas & Scallops Provencal

7 Feb , 2017  

If you’re looking for a low-expertise dish that makes a big impression look no further than this recipe. So many of the flavors of Provence come together in this dish that is going to beg to be sopped with good bread. Servings: 2 Preparation Time: Approximately 45 minutes. Ingredients 2 Large shallots sliced 1/4 C. […]


Romesco Sauce

7 Dec , 2016  

Romesco is a quintessentially Catalan sauce. It brings so many of the flavors of Spain to mix. Locals use it in a variety of ways, but it pairs really well with seafood and grilled vegetables. It is also beautifully simply spread on toasted bread. This sauce is quick and easy to make. Yet its rich […]

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An Eaters Guide to Barcelona

29 Nov , 2016  

Barcelona is a city of flavors – unmistakably Mediterranean, but with a cuisine all its own. Whether you’re planning to stay in a hotel and eat all of your meals out or rent an apartment to enjoy the pleasure of cooking in, the offerings at local restaurants and markets won’t disappoint. Restaurant Recommendations Cervezeria Vassa […]

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Spa Day: Iceland

28 Nov , 2016  

The plane landed in Keflavik in the pre-dawn darkness. The light rain spattered the plane window and fog hung over the airport. At this point, Iceland was nothing more to me than the light of the airport and a flat, dark horizon. I was here for a spa day and the weather and deep darkness […]