fig ricotta prosciutto croustini

Fig Preserves with Ricotta and Prosciutto

Fig preserves with ricotta and prosciutto is perhaps the easiest “fancy” tapa there is. In my proverbial book, there is nothing more convenient than a tapa that requires little or no prep work. No stress, no mess, no fuss!!! Now we are talking. Let me put it this way: if you can toast bread, spread… 

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Easy samosas with wonton wrappers

Samosas

Samosas are   delicious, fried, savory Indian pastries in the shape of a triangle filled with  chicken, lamb, or vegetables. The version I am offering here is filled with potatoes, onions and spices. Traditionally samosas are accompanied by  dipping sauces such as chutney or  yogurt topped with an herb such as chopped chives or cilantro(my favorite!)… 

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fig ricotta prosciutto croustini

Fig Preserves with Ricotta and Prosciutto

Fig preserves with ricotta and prosciutto is perhaps the easiest “fancy” tapa there is. In my proverbial book, there is nothing more convenient than a tapa that requires little or no prep work. No stress, no mess, no fuss!!! Now we are talking. Let me put it this way: if you can toast bread, spread… 

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gamabas-cebolla

Shrimp with Tomatoes and Onions

Shrimp and other seafood tapas are extremely popular throughout Spain. This should come as no surprise given Spain’s extensive coastline. Shrimp with tomatoes and onions is a healthy and different alternative to the more common Shrimp Scampi. Shrimp tapas come in many varieties. I’ve chosen a simple yet delicious preparation that  works well as a… 

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Indian Naan bread

Naan: Grilled Flat Bread from India

Naan is a flatbread original to Northern India. One could say that it is a close cousin to pita bread.  Naan  is also prevalent in Central and South Asia where it is  traditionally served as an accompaniment to stews. The history of naan can be traced to the 14th century, making it younger than its Middle… 

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