Seafood paella

Paella, a traditional Spanish cuisine

It was Fall 2022 and we anticipated a Mediterranean cruise departing from Barcelona. We spent four days in this awesome city and got to taste the Paella, which is a local cuisine in one of the many fine restaurants. Paella is a traditional Spanish dish that originated in the Valencia region. It is a flavorful rice dish typically cooked in a wide, shallow pan called … Continue reading Paella, a traditional Spanish cuisine

Aioli dip, spread. Mediterranean, Spain Italy Southern France, Christmas Spread

Aioli, a Mediterranean dip

Last time I was at the Freiburg Münsterplatz I visited their large International Market and had fried Calamaris with Aioli sauce. That was the first time I tasted this sauce, and I have been bragging about it ever since. This spread or dip is used with the cuisines in Spain, the Balearic Islands, Murcia and eastern Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia. Also in France (Provence) and Italy, Sicily and Liguria and Calabria. Continue reading Aioli, a Mediterranean dip