Tag Archives: Cooking with Fresita

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It’s a bold statement when a nation feels so strongly about a food, that they establish an international day to celebrate it.  You think I’m joking, but Spain has established January 16th as International Croquette Day. However, an internet search …

Last update: February 22, 2016

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My mother-in-law Fresita – of Escalivada fame – once told me an old Galician proverb from her childhood, “para enomorarse y amasar, tiempo hay que tomar.” I hesitate to translate it, as the original essence is much more romantic than …

Last update: February 24, 2016

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With summer finally here, tomatoes are ever closer to reaching gazpacho ripeness.  But as I wait, I thought I’d share a recipe for Escalivada, a Spanish dish that’s wonderfully simple, incredibly tasty, and can be served cold on those hot …

Last update: February 22, 2016

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