For this week's "Round the World Wednesday" (9/28) we will be traveling to the Oldest Restaurante in the World...

Sobrino de Botin in

Madrid Spain

Botin's is a Spanish fixture that opened in 1725, famous for its roast suckling pig mentioned in a Hemingway novel.  No, we are not doing their suckling pig, but we are offering off their (almost) 300-year-old menu (may have been updated somewhat since they opened...).  So, for your main entree we are making

Chicken Fricassee in Almond Sauce

This traditional Spanish Chicken Stew is called "Pollo en Pepitoria" and has a unique almond and saffron sauce that’s creamy and delicious.  You will want to use the bread to mop up the extra sauce!

Sauteed Mushrooms with Prosciutto

Botin's makes this with Iberian ham, but we will be using Prosciutto as a substitute (Iberian ham was $10/oz).  Both are cured the same way and are very similar.  

Gazpacho Sopa

Served cold this Tomato Based Soup with Onions, Garlic, Bell Peppers, Cucumber, & Celery is a perfect complement to an already outstanding meal.  

Pan de Horno

Translation: Bread of Oven
Always makes the kitchen smell sooo good when Christina Franko does her baking


For Dessert this week Chris is making 

Homemade Creme Caramel Flan

Another specialty from Botin's Restaurant.  A Custard Dessert with a layer of Caramel Sauce.  Yum Yum!