ham croquetas
Recipes, Spanish, Starters, Tapas

Serrano Ham Croquetas

En español: Croquetas de Jamón Serrano This easy croquetas de jamón Serrano recipe proves that the true trick to Spanish ham croquettes is time, patience, and a great arm for stirring the bechamel sauce! Is There Any Cheese Contrary to popular opinion, Spanish ham croquetas do not contain any cheese! They are an essential part […]

Mains, Recipes, Spanish, Tapas

Classic Spanish Paella

En español: Paella española clásica Most non-Spaniards think that paella is Spain’s national dish. Whereas Spaniards themselves think of paella as a regional dish from Valencia on Spain’s east coast. Valencia is Spain’s most important rice-growing region and has been since the Moorish invasion 1200 years ago. Valencia alone has over 200 variations of arroces […]

brindisa shop
Articles, Spanish


Living in central London I am very lucky to have access to authentic imported Spanish products from Brindisa. Many UK supermarkets now sell a few Spanish products like pimenton and even Padron peppers. The main shop is in Borough Market across from London Bridge station. They also have a smaller shop in Balham specialising in […]