Simple authentic Spanish sizzling prawns with garlic. This has to be one of the most popular tapas dishes ever.
Arroz con Leche (Spanish rice pudding) is flavoured with cinnamon and lemon and is a popular dessert after Christmas meals.
Fideuá is a really tasty alternative to paella using vermicelli noodles or fideos pasta instead of rice. A one-pot wonder from Valencia on Spain’s southeastern coast.
Grilled baby squid is very easy and fast. You only need extra virgin olive oil, some garlic, a little parsley and salt flakes.
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.
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.
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.
This Spanish fish and shellfish soup combines fish, clams and prawns with white wine and rice for a rich and really tasty dish.
These easy to make churros are served with a delicious warm chocolate sauce, for a fun and delicious treat.
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.
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 are few and far between.
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.
These delicious little whitebait deep fried in a spicy crispy coating make a great starter or tapas dish.
These tuna stuffed red peppers make a great lunch or as part of your evening meal. Our grandchildren love to help stuff them.
This really easy to make chicken pieces with yoghurt dip recipe from Jamie Oliver makes a great tapas dish for the kids to enjoy.
This pepped-up Spanish recipe for mussels with saffron and spinach is ready in just 30 minutes. Cook it for a dinner for two, or serve as part of a mixed tapas.
This migas recipe comes from Lobos tapas bar in Borough market and is an ideal addition to a Spanish-inspired sharing menu. The runny fried egg with the pancetta and crispbread is deeply satisfying.