Posts tagged Potatoes
Cheater's Tortilla Españolaa

I ate my first tortilla española in Spain on a foreign language exchange trip I really kind of hated. I was genuinely irritated about how minimally academic the whole thing was, a reaction which perfectly encapsulates the nerdy, well-meaning, privileged brat I was at seventeen. I saw Goya's dark room, ate perfect grilled sardines and learned the difference between tea and infusion by myself at a beautiful old cafe- and somehow, I resented feeling like I hadn't earned them. I mean really- would my doing more homework have made the trip any less of a gift from my parents?

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Warm Green Beans and Potatoes with Sliced Eggs and Grilled Onions

I still haven't eaten those sardines... they're sitting on my shelf, judging me. I keep buying Triscuits and eating all of them before I remember that I was supposed to eat them with sardines. I'd like to pretend that it's just coincidence, but the truth is I haven't eaten a sardine since my first foray into blogging, and I'm afraid I won't be able to do it. Triscuits on the couch are much less complicated. Triscuits are never a challenge.

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