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 […]
Sweet clams and salty ham are a perfect combination, and this tapas dish or sharing starter can be made in minutes. BBC good food
En español: Chorizo Al Vino Tinto This sauteed chorizo with red wine is an authentic recipe for this tapas dish. Let’s face it, chorizo sausage with all that smoked paprika and garlic is one of the best cooking ingredients ever invented and I love it. In everyday cooking, I usually thinly slice or dice the […]
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 […]
En español: Calamares Rellenos con Morcilla These baby squid stuffed with morcilla, (Spanish black pudding) make a great tapa. This recipe was inspired by one from Jamie Oliver influenced by a couple of others I found on the web. Serve with a chipotle and lemon salsa style sauce to balance out the richness of the […]
En español: Calamares y Morcilla con Pimientos This easy mid-week meal originates I believe from the city of Burgos, the home of the legendary El Cid. Morcilla as used in this recipe is the Spanish version of black pudding. You can find out more about it here. Credits: Diana Henry – The Telegraph
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.