Rubaiyat’s Feijoada

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RUBAIYAT’s FEIJOADA (CAN BE ENJOYED IN MADRID, RIO DE JANIERO & SAO PAULO) 1 kilo of black turtle beans or pinto beans ( often called Alubias ) or white Cannelli beans ( NOTE: In Northwest Portugal Feijoada is made with white beans, in the Northeast it is made with red kidney beans and each family […]

“Criadillas” AKA: Rocky Mountain Oysters or Potatoes?

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We’re crazy for criadillas! There are two types of criadillas in Spain, one is flora and one is fauna. Let’s start with the fauna first. Spanish bulls are known for their fierceness in the ring and their testicles are fantastic when done up in the fryer! Affectionately known in the USA as “bull’s balls” or […]

Boletus mushrooms AKA: Boletus edulis

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We’re in love with meaty, mild and magnificent mushrooms! Packed with vitamins and minerals these fungi are fabulous for grilling or frying up in the cast iron. Wonderful with roasts and in sauces, these also do fish dishes proud as well. Mixed in with hamburger for that extra special something in the recipe, the Boletus […]

Travel Checklist

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Use this handy travel checklist to help you prepare for your journey. Sometimes it’s fun to explore, trying to replace what you forgot and sometimes it’s not.