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Croquetas de Jamón – Cuban Ham Croquettes – Kubanische Schinkenkroketten

Cuban Ham Croquettes by Baltic Maid

The word “croquette” or “Krokette” as we call them in German used to mean potato croquette to me. Creamy mashed potatoes on the inside and crispy on the outside. These are to die for and a common side dish to German meals. I eat these any day over French fries. Sadly, they are nowhere to [...]

Flan de Queso – Crème Caramel – Flan mit Karamell

Flan de Queso by Baltic Maid

Flan also called Crème caramel is a custard dessert with a caramel topping. The caramel is poured into a small dish which is then filled with custard. Then the flan is baked in a water bath in the oven. The chilled flan will be inverted onto a plate so the caramel sauce is now slowly [...]

Spanish Sweet-Mustard-Crusted Lamb – Spanisches Lamm mit Süβer Senfkruste

I am very fond of lamb. It has such a distinct flavour. This recipe yields sweet mustard-crusted lamb fillets which can either be served as a main dish if somewhat bigger pieces of lamb are used. Or you can use bite-sized pieces as appetizers. Either way, this is a very tasty and easy way of [...]

Spanish Skewered Lamb with Red Onion Salsa – Spanische Lammschaschlik mit Zwiebelsalsa

I really enjoy the flavour of lamb. It has such a distinct flavour. The red onion salsa is very fresh and goes perfectly with the meat. It is a quick and easy dish without any fuss, and the flavour is incredible. This dish can be prepared on the barbecue or if the weather doesn’t permit [...]

Spanish Roasted Peppers and Tomatoes

This dish is very simple and healthy but don’t let this deceive you into thinking it’s going to be bland. This dish is far from bland, quite the contrary it bursts with flavours. I really like roasted peppers but this dish really brings out their sweet flavour. It was brought to my attention that I [...]

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