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Month: February 2017

Pancake day: Filloas

Pancake day: Filloas

It’s pancake day, and how am I celebraring it? Yes, you guessed! By cooking and eating pancakes! This recipe is the Galician version of crêpes. They are called differently depending on the region, but in my family (and in most places) they are called filloas. It’s tradition to make them on Shrove Tuesday with the leftover broth from making Galician Stew. They can be done with broth, milk or half broth and half milk. In my family when we were…

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Galician Stew (Cocido Galego)

Galician Stew (Cocido Galego)

One of the recipes that makes me feel proud of being from Galicia (just one of them, there’s loads) is Galician Stew or Cocido Galego. It is a heavy, savoury and amazing recipe that I’ve been enjoying since I was three. Legend says I was so skinny when I was a little girl that my mother was desperate to make me eat anything. But then one day, when I was just three years old, my grandmother made this recipe and I…

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St. Valentine’s day menu

St. Valentine’s day menu

Oh, St Valentine’s day…a special occasion for loving people and indulging on chocolate! What? Isn’t that the point of celebrating love, eating chocolate? Well, I’m not a sweet tooth but I enjoy chocolate, as well as many sweet treats, every now and then. For this St. Valentine’s day, I bring you the whole menu for a special meal that is healthy and decadent at the same time. Also, it is a light meal, in case you need to do some exercise…

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Superbowl Night: Chicken two ways

Superbowl Night: Chicken two ways

It’s Superbowl night! Let’s watch the game and eat some chicken. Here you have a couple of recipes you can do with a whole chicken. Peanut chicken fingers with sriracha cocktail sauce Ingredients: Chicken breasts (from the whole chicken) 3 garlic cloves Salt, black pepper and grated nutmeg Breadcrumbs Raw peanuts For the shriracha cocktail sauce: 1 egg 300 ml soft olive oil The juice of 1/2 lemon. 1 garlic clove 30 gr ketchup 30 gr sriracha sauce 1 splash…

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