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June 30th, 2012

café bombón


In Spain, an espresso with condensed milk is called a café bombón (bonbon) or else a biberón (baby bottle). On hot days like today, serve it with ice.

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June 29th, 2012


An afternoon vermut—literally vermouth, but meaning a vermouth, or glass of wine, with a nibble or two, in this case some hand-sliced jamón ibérico and olives from Jaén.(The vermouth is the incomparable Martínez Lacuesta, from Haro, La Rioja, which manages to be both bitter and sweet.)


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June 23rd, 2012

Sant Joan


Celebrating this nit de foc (night of fire) with cava and traditional coca de llardons… a flaky puff pastry flat bread with sugar, pine nuts and crunchy fried pork skin.

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June 16th, 2012

Rif Mountain Omelet with Wild Mushrooms

This week, as the guest blogger for Chronicle Books, I wrote about one of my favorite recipes in my new Morocco  book, a Rif Mountain omelet with wild mushrooms. You can find the piece — and the recipe — here. Enjoy!

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