Wow, what a day. Sunday turned out to be everything I love about the World Cup, and then some. Unlike in 2006, the team I was cheering for won the final. And not just any team, but Spain, who had been fighting the curse of never making it to the final for as long as […]Read More ›
And then there were two…
Thrilling games, the semis. Yesterday an impromptu party erupted at our house when Eric and Martine came to watch the game bearing a quick stove-top paella with sausage, shrimp, mussels and octopus (as I said before, in Spain they eat it, in Germany they use it for futbol predictions…) I made gazpacho with Green Zebra […]Read More ›
The beginning of the end
My favorite part of the World Cup is over. I love group play because it gives us a chance to see many teams, brings surprises, and more diversity to the table. This year was especially interesting for me and I am sad that my watching parties are coming to a close. The only good thing […]Read More ›
Menu and recipes for the weekend
This has been, so far, a World Cup full of surprises and excitement. last minute wins, powerhouses eliminated, first-timers advancing to the next round, amazing goles, and new heroes. Everything we always expect, and more! I am thrilled with this weekend’s matches, and I am already making my shopping list for tomorrow. On the futbol […]Read More ›
CuisineXplorers in the news!
In case you have not seen it, Here’s an article from yesterday’s Austin American-Statesman by my friend Addie Broyles. Look at the online version for some recipes, too! Thanks so much, Addie! Home > Food & Drink > Dining At Home World Cup brings together fans, flavors from around the world Related Photos: World Cup […]Read More ›
Last weekend recap and contest reminder!
What an amazing weekend of food and futbol! I was so glad to see Didier Drogba score a gol for Cote d’Ivoire even though they lost to a powerful, skilled Brasil (albeit with Luis Fabiano’s second gol, which should have been invalid). New Zealand was robbed by an incompetent referee (seems to be an ongoing […]Read More ›