spanish almond cookies - polvorones

Spanish Almond Cookies

Spanish almond cookies or polvorones are a very soft and crumbly type of shortbread made of four basic ingredients: pork lard, flour, sugar and cinnamon.
Polvo in Spanish means powder or dust and these cookies crumble to dust in your mouth when eaten.

adobo chicken

Adobo Marinade for Chicken

An adobo marinade for pork, beef or chicken, a combination of spices and vinegar and olive oil. Intensely flavoured with paprika and chipotle. Usually, the adobo combines dry spices along with vinegar or wine and olive oil.

deviled eggs with tuna

Devilled Eggs Spanish Style

This recipe is quick to make and bright addition to any lunchtime meal. Make them and learn why devilled eggs with tuna are a Spanish favourite.

spanish fish and seafood soup

Spanish Fish and Shellfish Soup

This Spanish fish and shellfish soup combines fish, clams and prawns with white wine and rice for a rich and really tasty dish.

serrano ham with melon

Serrano Ham with Melon

Salty and full of flavour, Serrano ham makes an excellent contrast with juicy honeydew melon.

churros con chocolate

Churros con Chocolate

These easy to make churros are served with a delicious warm chocolate sauce, for a fun and delicious treat.

garlic chilli prawns

Garlic and Chilli Prawns

It’s impossible to imagine any decent tapas spread without a bowl of sizzling garlic and chilli prawns. Add a cold beer or a nice glass of chilled white wine and there you have it, heaven on a plate.

La Tasca tapas spread

My Favourite Tapas Recipes

Putting on a Tapas Spread? Putting on a tapas spread? These easy to make tapas recipes are my favourites. The tapas-style of eating has undergone a bit of a revolution here in the UK in recent years. We have had some excellent restaurants serving tapas for many years but they […]

spanish style clams

Spanish Style Clams

These Spanish style clams are usually served around the holidays, often as one of many appetizers. Spaniards are sure to have plenty of bread for sopping up the delicious sauce. Pair the dish with a dry white wine like fino or manzanilla sherry.