Fried Oyster Tostas

I was super inspired by our trip to Spain, and I've been bringing those culinary ideas into my kitchen. The focus of the moment is variations of tostas. In other words, things on toast. But on the fancy side. This creation is a mash up of a New Orleans po' boy with a Spanish tapas… Continue reading Fried Oyster Tostas

Adventure, Art

Toledo, Spain, Part 2

The primary point of interest in Toledo is the Cathedral. You'll need to pay for a ticket to get in, but the fee is well worth it. It comes with an audio guide, if you want to pick one up. You can spend hours exploring all the sections. The Cathedral dates back to the 13th… Continue reading Toledo, Spain, Part 2

Adventure, Food

Toledo, Spain, Part I

Toledo was wonderfully unexpected in how relatively near it is to Madrid and in the density of its well-preserved history and general loveliness. We stayed about two full days in Toledo, which is enough time to see the main sites. I recommend staying at a hotel inside the city walls. We stayed at Fontecruz, a… Continue reading Toledo, Spain, Part I