There have been a lot of gluten free desserts making their way onto this blog lately (not that there is anything wrong with that!) so I thought it was time for something different, something really healthy and hearty, dairy free, vegan and main course-worthy; Lentil Cakes with Carrot Romesco Sauce. Romesco is a Spanish sauce typically made with roasted red peppers, garlic, blanched almonds and olive oil. Other versions can include vinegar and tomatoes. As with many traditional sauces, there are probably as many recipes for Romesco Sauce as there are cooks.
Romesco Sauce is sort of like a pesto, the ingredients are ground up and then olive oil is added for flavor and creaminess. I make mine in the food processor, it is so easy!
I decided to make my Romesco Sauce with roasted carrots instead of
Last Friday was my birthday and the girls took me out to dinner at a tapas restaurant. The food was delicious and this got me thinking of how to add some Spanish flair to an old favorite Boeuf Bourguignon (Beef Stew with Red Wine). Thus, Carnes de Rioja was
It’s Superbowl Season again and that means friends crowded around the TV rooting for their favorite team, crazy half time commercials and friendly wagers on the side. And snacks!
Every year it is the same. I ask my husband if he is having anyone over to watch the big game. He says