Salmorejo

Salmorejo

Salmorejo is a Spanish cold soup similar to gazpacho. The main difference is that this tomato based soup is blended with white bread to give it more thickness. This results in a more creamy soup regarding mouth-feel, as well as lightening the color from tomato 

Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp

This recipe uses whole unpeeled shrimp so if you can’t handle that, might as well head back now. This was a recipe I created while in Hong Kong years ago and has always been a favorite of mine. Note that this isn’t the famous Typhoon 

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 

Adjika Sauce With Meatballs

Adjika Sauce With Meatballs

These mini meatballs are savory little morsels of beef that are taken up a night with a spicy adjika sauce. This adjika sauce with meatballs recipe is simple, easy, and great as an appetizer for parties. I plated them in one of my favorite Steelite 

Zucchini Roll Up Hors d’Ouevre

Zucchini Roll Up Hors d’Ouevre

So this recipe probably belongs somewhere more on Sandra Lee’s Semi-Homemade because it’s so unbelievably simple. Yet, these zucchini roll up bites have a classic look and a great flavor that works great as an hors d’ouevre or canape at parties. I like to make 

Sardine Pâté

Sardine Pâté

After writing my article PÂTÉ: THE REASON FOR IT AT YOUR NEXT PARTY I started making even more than I had before. I guess it is partly because they are so easy and there are so many variations. I’m a firm believer in cooking being 

Shrimp Puffs

Shrimp Puffs

Shrimp Puffs are always the first hors d’ouevre to go at all of my parties. Probably because they are just so darn addictive. There are essentially just three ingredients, plus whatever dipping sauce you want to pair it with. In my case, I usually serve 

Fried Goat Cheese Balls

Fried Goat Cheese Balls

Fried Goat Cheese Balls are a perfect party appetizer that are not just delicious, but easy to make. I like to pair them with my Sriracha Mayo, but they also go well with my Gorgonzola Sauce. I know I know, cheese on cheese, but it’s 

Roast Bone Marrow

Roast Bone Marrow

Jump To Recipe Roast Bone Marrow is one of those dishes I would argue many haven’t had before. The idea of eating the inside of a bone isn’t something that immediately comes to mind when thinking “Cow Meat” however it totally should be. This recipe