Carlos (of Aida and Carlos) brought a boat load of fantastic treats from Spain for me and Erica.I almost peed my pants when he pulled out two morcillas, one of my favorite Iberian treats that I wrote about before in this post. Aida told me I should coat slices of this blood sausage in flour before frying them in olive oil until crisp. Lunch tomorrow? I don’t know how Carlos got this through customs. These hojaldres are kind of like sfogliatelle puff pastries. They are delicious… and they’re almost gone already. A very special kind of pickled baby eggplant from Castilla-La Mancha. It has Euopean Union protected geographical origin.
After all that, Carlos pulled out three bottles of Spanish wines!
I almost forgot the sobaos, Cantabrian Twinkies (without the high fructose corn syrup and red 40/yellow 5).