Recipes Tapas Page 5


chorizo in red wine

Sauteed Chorizo with Red Wine

🇪🇸 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 […]


Classic Spanish Paella

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.

morcilla stuffed baby squid

Morcilla Stuffed Baby Squid

🇪🇸 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 […]

squid with black pudding and peppers

Squid and Black Pudding with Peppers

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 […]

tortilla de papas

Spanish Omelette with Courgette

I love eating tapas-style, and this tortilla de patatas recipe with courgette (zucchini to our American cousins) is easy and very tasty.

papas arrugadus

Wrinkled Potatoes

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 sauce

Homemade Mojo Picante

Mojo picante, the spicy red pepper sauce is served with papas arrugadas, the wrinkly potatoes, all over the Canary Islands.

Pimientos de Padron

Padrón Peppers

Pimientos de Padrón are small, bright green peppers that come from the municipality of Padrón in Galicia, in the northwest part of Spain.


Galician Octopus

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.