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Radish and Avocado Salad

Try this fresh radish and avocado salad. Vegetarian recipe. It’s simple, yet really tasty!
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Wine Tasting

Ever seen people in eating establishments holding up their wine glasses above eye level and against the light in a concentrated gaze? How about people swirling their wine glasses constantly before and after every sip? And what about the repeated sniffing and whiffing before every drink? And the annoying gargling-like sound they make when tasting wine? These are not poor dining etiquette nor bad mannerisms. These are people in the so called ‘wine zone’ – the professional (or wannabe’s) wine drinkers. Continue reading »

The History Of Cocktails

It’s not surprising that cocktails are enjoying a renaissance of sorts, given the drink’s rich and colorful history. Mixed drinks have been made for hundreds of years, but the first printed use of the word ‘cocktail‘ appeared in a New York newspaper in 1806. Suggestion for where the word came from range from the French word for an eggcup liquor measure (“le coquetier”) to a mix of all the booze in a bar with a cock hen’s feather in the glass (“cock ale”) to the daughter of a South American ruler who presented visitors with a delicious mixed drink (Princess Xoctl). Continue reading »

Coleslaw dressing

Try this easy and delicious coleslaw dressing recipe. Your coleslaw will really wow your guests.
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Pinerito

This drink is originally from Isla de Pinos (Pine Island), now the Isla de la Juventud, a small island south of Havana known for its beautiful black sand beach. Ernest Hemingway lived there for many years. Today his house is a museum. Continue reading »

Sushi Rice (Sushi-meshi)

Sushi comes in a bewildering variety of forms all based on a simple idea. Sushi is flavored rice plus “something”. The something can be hundreds or thousands of different items, beautifully prepared and presented. At home, it is usually not practical to prepare so many things but try making a few items and serving them as appetizers. Cooked vinegared rice or sushi-meshi is what makes sushi sushi. Continue reading »

Gazpacho

If the summer is in full swing, time to cook Gazpacho. This cold vegetable soup comes from sunny Andalusia. Gazpacho is one of the best known Spanish dishes. It perfectly refreshes in a hot summer day. Here is an easy Gazpacho Soup recipe: Continue reading »

Absolut Vodka

Absolut Vodka is produced near Ahus, southern Sweden, from the expensive winter wheat which gives Absolut such a smooth taste. It is sold under the name of Absolut since 1879. Swedish vodka, however, goes back even further: to the 15th century when Swedes first started distilling spirits called bränvin, which means literally, “burnt wine”. Continue reading »

Quinoa Stir-Fry

Quinoa is considered the most nutritious and one of the healthiest grain in the world. It is high in protein and is gluten-free. Prepare this easy and healthy dish. It is good for gluten-free diet. Continue reading »

Couscous, mozzarella and tomato salad

Simple salad with fresh tomatoes, basil and mozzarella. You can make it for a BBQ, keep in the refrigerator to cool, and enjoy cold salad.

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Healthy Power Breakfasts For Kids

Lack of time is a common excuse for missing the most important meal of the day. But, as parents, it’s important for us to serve as role models for healthy eating habits that can last a lifetime. Start the day right!  Continue reading »

Bacardi Cocktail

Bacardi cocktail is also known as a Pink Daiquiri. Try this sweet and refreshing Rum based cocktail! Continue reading »

Churros

Crispy and perfectly delicious churros with traditional cinnamon sugar and Spanish hot chocolate sauce. Learn how to bake homemade churros. Continue reading »

Crostini with Crab Salad

Crostini with crab salad and olive oil is light, quick and simple appetizer for your next party. Continue reading »

Non-Alcoholic Sangria

Sangria family friendly recipe, non-alcohol drink, mocktail. This is an easy to prepare and very versatile drink for the hot summer months. This is a family version of the original Spanish Sangria. Continue reading »

Christmas Ale

This is a wonderful Christmas Ale recipe for the home brewer. Continue reading »

Pairing Wine and Chocolate

Chocolate is synonymous with indulgence and sinful desires, and the same goes for wine, so it is natural that they should be good together. Continue reading »

Spanish Hot Chocolate

How to make a Traditional Caliente Chocolate De Español. Make delicious Spanish hot chocolate at home and enjoy this rich thick and creamy drink. Continue reading »

Pizza Tomato Sauce

How to make tomato sauce for topping homemade pizzas. Continue reading »

Hot Chocolate

Homemade hot chocolate – delicious and simple recipe. It tastes amazing and I hope it will be your favorite thing to drink on a cold day. Continue reading »