Hors d’Ouevre

Salmon Caviar Blini

Salmon Caviar Blini

Jump To Recipe Living in Ukraine, blini, or mlyntsi as they are known here, are seemingly at every holiday gathering. They can be eaten by themselves, but more often they are accompanied with a topping like cheese, caviar, sour cream, or cured meat. In this […]

Caramelized Onion Meatballs In Mushroom Sauce

Caramelized Onion Meatballs In Mushroom Sauce

Jump To Recipe In my article A Comprehensive Guide To Tapas In Granada I mentioned that one of my absolute favorite tapas I ever got was just some simple albondigas from EntreBrasas. While I didn’t know how to recreate their meatballs of course, I set […]

Quail Egg And Bacon Tartlets (Canastillas de Huevos)

Quail Egg And Bacon Tartlets (Canastillas de Huevos)

Jump To Recipe These simple quail egg and bacon tartlets are delicious little morsels perfect as hors d’ouevres during a dinner party. They are a common tapa in Spain known as canastillas de huevos, and there are only 6 ingredients. Actually only four ingredients if […]

Fried Mussels

Fried Mussels

Jump To Recipe I’m finally back home after my travels in Spain, but I think I’ve permanently got an addiction to tapas. These fried mussels are a perfect snack to make whatever the weather, provided you can get decent mussels. There is only a few […]

Endive And Salmon Barquettes

Endive And Salmon Barquettes

These tasty little endive and salmon barquettes are so easy to make, and are a great addition to any dinner party. Whether a black tie affair, a Spanish tapas night, or just hanging out with some friends, you can prepare these quickly and please everyone. […]

Baked Feta Cheese

Baked Feta Cheese

Continuing on with my “Greek Week” and after posting a delicious classic Tzatziki yesterday, comes another classic dish that’s super simple to make. This baked feta cheese dish is popular in many places over Greece, but perhaps most so in the Cyclades. I’ve seen it […]

Prawns Thermidor

Prawns Thermidor

Click here to jump directly to the Prawns Thermidor printable recipe. While most people know or have heard of Lobster Thermidor, this is my version of a cheaper yet still delicious alternative. This classic French dish is almost more about the sauce and preparation than […]

Gambas Al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp)

Gambas Al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp)

Click here to jump directly to the gambas al ajillo printable recipe. So I’ve decided to spend November in Spain with my family this year. I remember one of my favorite tapas (small plates) I’ve ever had in the entire country is their Gambas Al […]

Tuna Tapas

Tuna Tapas

Can it even be called tapas if it isn’t something traditionally Spanish? I think yes. Especially because these are a perfect starter for a night out with friends. Whenever I have friends over, I love making a dozen different small dishes like tapas because they […]

Simple Tuna Tartare

Simple Tuna Tartare

So I just got a new ring mold. If you don’t know what that is, it’s one of my favorite kitchen gadgets and can really make a dish look more professional, such as my tuna tartare. Essentially all it is, is a round circle of […]