Strawberry jam heart

Playing with Strawberry Jam

“I’m sure I’ll take you with pleasure!” the Queen said. “Twopence a week, and jam every other day.” Alice couldn’t help laughing, as she said, “I don’t want you to hire me – and I don’t care for jam.” “It’s very good jam,” said the… Read More

mystery moment

Mystery Moment

Firstly, a quick few words to wish you all who celebrate it a Happy Easter. During the last few years I would go down to Andalucía to my parent’s place for Easter. Down there in the south I find that they do celebrate it more… Read More

Favas a la Catalana recipe

Catalan Bean {and Pea} Stew

Depending on how we see things, we could consider cooking this dish as a luxury. If you adore cooking, you adore the gorgeous smell of fresh beans and peas being shelled out of the pod, a process which lazily takes up quite a lot of time. Or maybe… Read More

mystery moment

Mystery Moment

Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces. – Virginia Woolf, Orlando They are roundish and they are green. Not tips I know as… Read More

soya-honey-oven-baked-chicken MOKA

Honey, Garlic and Soya Sauce Chicken

My (Spanish) grandmother makes the best croquettes in the world. The jury is myself and a handful of other family members. I’m certain that we are totally right. I asked my grandmother for her croquette recipe. Her answer was: I don’t know, I can’t tell you,… Read More