This past Sunday I selected recipes again from Catalonia. This time I selected the Roast Duck with poached pairs in a delicious sauce with mashed potatoes and sautéed spinach with raisins and pine nuts.
We've been distracted from the Spanish cuisine theme during the summer to fall harvest, so we got back to that this month with a focus on Catalonia. Catalonia is on the Mediterranean, home of Barcelona, and boasts "the richest, most complex, and most sophisticated (cuisine) of Spain." There are French influences as well as the diversity of foods from the mar i mun
My life has been a little chaotic this week and I'm sorry that I've not posted since last weekend.
Today would have been my mother-in-law's 82nd birthday. We lost her to lung cancer in 2007. It hardly seems possible that it's been five years ago. We all keep her memory alive by regularly reminiscing about what a wonderful mom and person she was.