The Pig Slaughter, An Annual Tradition in Mallorca

She was 220 kilos (485 pounds). She was black and white (and pink) and huge.  She met her fate on a chilly morning in the middle of January in the back yard of Maria and Mateo’s house in rural Mallorca, not 1 kilometer from the village of Artá.  I never met her, but I am... Continue Reading →

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Essential Lentil Recipe

   When you think of Spanish cuisine you don’t think of lentils!   When you go to a Spanish restaurant you don’t see lentils on the menu.  However, if you have ever lived or spent a significant amount of time in Spain one thing you’ve learned is that lentils are indeed the real (albeit undeclared )... Continue Reading →

Perfect Chicken Soup

The story is: I knew I was getting sick- I had chills, was feeling weak, and it was my turn, it seemed like a everyone else around me had fallen ill but me.  I live alone and I don't like being a burden to my friends so this was my game plan:  Make soup, get in... Continue Reading →

Chilled Chocolate Soup—EASY!

I am really so very happy to share with you my  Chilled Chocolate Soup Recipe.  Its simple, light on the sugar and satiates any appetence for a dessert bearing the beloved cacao.   I know I need not go on about the sacredness of chocolate, for if thou art a chocolate lover, than thou understands.... Continue Reading →

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