La Parrilla, Restaurant – Spotlight Cancun, Mexico

La Parrilla has been dishing out the best local cuisine in Cancun since 1975 and has aged like fine wine, now with 3 restaurants in town!  I have been coming to the downtown location for years and it’s amazing every time.  La Parrilla is a Cancun Facet that has great local atmosphere and authentic, homemade…

The Surfin Burrito, Cancun

The Surfin Burrito is the best quick option for the northern tip of the peninsula if you want fast, easy and delicious.  They are consistent and have an easy, build your own burrito or taco, menu to please all taste buds.  This time we got the surf n turf burrito with the works, a steak…

Spanish Tortilla – Recipe

This fun and tasty dish confuses most of us because when we hear tortilla we don’t usually think about eggs and potatoes, but Spanish Tortilla is found almost everywhere at all times in Spain, not just breakfast.  The Spanish enjoy eating the tortilla all day long and sometimes use it as tapas.  I still think…

Suckling Pig at Restaurant Botin – A Madrelenian Tradition

Central Madrid –  Just south of Mercado San Miguel Suckling pig roasted in a wood fired oven is an age old tradition in Madrid.  Nowhere is more famous for preparing them than the restaurant La Botin .  This restaurant has been in business since 1725 and is world famous for its suckling baby pigs.

Chicken and Preserved Lemon Tagine

A typical dish in Morocco involves steam cooking a roast of carefully placed veggies with or without a meat base into a pyramidal shape in order of cooking time so that we achieve the perfect textures for each veggie in the tagine. This is all set in special clay earthenware for which the dish is…