Monday Meal Review: Andorra

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This is meal #4 in my personal challenge to eat one meal from every country in the world. I'm really starting to figure out this whole "dinner party" thing. Knock on wood. Of course, the first two times I did this (Afghanistan and Albania) I was all nerves and chaos. Getting a small dinner for 4 to table with grace felt unattainable. I had never heard of most of the dishes and I did not know how to pronounce many of the ingredients. I was unsure of myself and although I … [Read more...]

Recipe: Grilled Whole Trout

Whole Grilled Trout, Andorran-style

Serves 4 When the weather permits, grilled whole trout is a nice treat. Andorrans like whole trout with a little olive oil, lemon juice, and parsley - nice and simple. Serve with Andorran Trinxat - panfried potato, cabbage, and bacon hash. Ingredients: 4 whole trout, head on 3 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp lemon juice 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley salt pepper Method: 1. Preheat grill to medium-high. 2. Rinse fish inside and out. Blot dry. Season insides with olive oil, lemon … [Read more...]

Would you dare? (Video & Poll included)

Trout is a favorite in Andorra. They serve the fish whole, either grilled or pan-fried. I found this video to show you just how easy it is to prepare fish this way. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DOrCSvbICw] I have a few friends that will not touch a whole fish. They say the eyes bug them out. Even knowing that this is the tastiest way to eat a fish does not convince them. So what about you? Would you dare?   … [Read more...]