I love eating tapas-style, and this tortilla de patatas recipe with courgette (zucchini to our American cousins) is easy and very tasty.
Brought over by explorers to South America in the 1600s and cultivated in the Canary Islands ever since you are sure to have had them on holiday there.
Mojo picante, the spicy red pepper sauce is served with papas arrugadas, the wrinkly potatoes, all over the Canary Islands.
Pimientos de Padrón are small, bright green peppers that come from the municipality of Padrón in Galicia, in the northwest part of Spain.
Pulpo a la Gallega or Pulpo a Feira (Galician name meaning ‘fair style octopus) is a traditional dish from the region of Galicia. It is the main dish during the patron saint festivities of the city of Lugo.