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Spanish Dinner Menu for Winter
On a healthy kick after the holidays? This delicious Spanish dinner menu for winter features some delicious and healthy winter dishes. Easy and quick!
Spanish Eggs in Purgatory Recipe
This delicious Spanish eggs in purgatory recipe ( baked eggs on top of tomato sauce) makes the perfect last minute meal. Ready in only 30 minutes!
Seafood Paella Recipe with Pork and Chicken
Paella is Spain's most popular dish. This seafood paella recipe with pork and chicken is Spanish surf and turf. Easy to make and absolutely delicious!
Garbanzo and Spinach Soup Recipe
Try this delicious garbanzo and spinach soup recipe to warm up on a chilly day. Chickpeas, spinach and salted cod (bacalao) combine in this recipe.
Spanish Style Chickpeas and Shrimp Recipe
This delicious Spanish stew will warm you up on even the coldest of days! Shrimp, chickpeas and vegetables combine in this hearty, healthy stew recipe.
Spanish Clam and Rice Soup Recipe
This Spanish rice recipe for arroz caldoso or soupy rice is made with small clams. It is full of flavor and easy to prepare in under an hour.
Traditional Chocolate Covered Brazo de Gitano Cake Recipe
The delicious Brazo de Gitano cake (Swiss Roll) consists of a light cake covered with cream and jam, which is rolled and covered with melted chocolate.
Creamy Spanish Apple Tart Recipe
Try this Spanish apple tart recipe with its light, flaky crust and creamy apple filling. It's so simple, but makes a very elegant fall dessert!
Spanish Garbanzo and Pepper Stew Recipe
Garbanzos are a very typical ingredient in Spain, enjoyed in colder weather. This Spanish garbanzo and pepper stew recipe is easy and delicious!
Spanish Hazelnut Custard Recipe - Natillas de Avellanas
Try our Spanish hazelnut custard recipe for a quick and easy Spanish dessert. Our traditional natillas de avellanas recipe is easy to make in advance!
Garlic Rabbit with Alioli Sauce Recipe
Try this garlic rabbit with alioli sauce recipe for a traditional Spanish rabbit dish. Rabbit is a popular food in Spain and this recipe is delicious!
Easy White Beans with Mushrooms Recipe
This delicious white beans with mushrooms recipe is a vegetarian stew that makes a great first course. An easy Spanish bean recipe for colder months!
Spanish Custard and Berry Filled Tart Recipe
Try this delicious Spanish custard and berry filled tart recipe for a beautiful addition to brunch, or an elegant dessert! An easy Spanish dessert recipe.
Spanish Omelet (Tortilla Espanola) Recipe
A popular dish in Spain is called tortilla de patata (potato omelet). Try my authentic Spanish omelet recipe to make your own Spanish tortilla at home!
Easy Spanish White Beans with Chard and Pancetta Recipe
This Spanish white bean recipe is a delicious and quick winter meal. White beans combine with chard and pancetta for a hearty dish that's easy to make.
Planning a Spanish Style New Year's Eve Party
Wondering how the Spanish celebrate New Year's Eve? Try our tips for planning a Spanish style New Year's Eve party-- cava and grapes included!
5 Hearty Spanish Stews for Winter
Get the recipes for our favorite piping hot Spanish soups and stews. These hearty Spanish recipes are sure to warm you up this winter!
Chicken and Peppers in Garlic Wine Sauce Recipe
This delicious Spanish style garlic pepper chicken recipe is quick and easy. Perfect with mashed potatoes or pasta!
Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Almonds
The perfect Spanish tapa for a holiday party! These delicious bacon wrapped dates stuffed with goat cheese and almonds are a perfect combination.
Cold Melon Cucumber Soup Recipe
This delicious cold melon cucumber soup recipe is that perfect healthy cold soup for a hot day. Ready in minutes, try it today!
Spanish Orange and Avocado Salad Recipe
This Spanish salad recipe is easy to prepare and delicious. Sweet oranges, creamy avocados, red onions and black olives combine for a winter salad.
5 Popular Spanish Christmas Desserts
Learn to prepare the 5 most popular Spanish Christmas desserts, found in almost every household! From marzipan to nougat, these are the Christmas sweets to taste.
Turron - Spanish Almond Christmas Candy
Turron is a Spanish almond candy that is the most traditional Christmas sweet in Spain. Made from almonds and honey, it comes in a variety of flavors.
Pestinos Recipe - Spanish Christmas Cookies from Andalucia
Pestinos are delicious honey soaked Spanish Christmas cookies that are easy to make. Flakey and delicate, these will be a favorite in any home!
Easy Spanish Spiced Lamb Kabobs Recipe
Lamb is a favorite in Spanish cuisine for both
Spanish Chicken Noodle and Garbanzo Soup Recipe
This delicious chicken noodle and garbanzo bean soup recipe is a popular Spanish soup in the colder months. It's easy to make and perfect for winter!
Spanish Mussels Recipe: Mussels in Tomato Vinaigrette
Fresh mussels are a very popular tapa in Spain. This mussels in tomato vinaigrette recipe is simple and refreshing, the perfect summer tapa recipe!
Spanish Style Marinated Mussels Recipe
Very popular in Spain, mussels are prepared and eaten in many ways. Marinated mussels are a great make-ahead appetizer that is full of garlic, combined with wine and Spanish paprika to make an intensely flavored sauce. Serve with bread and watch them disappear!
Flamenco Eggs Recipe: Baked Spanish Eggs with Vegetables
Loved baked eggs recipes? Flamenco eggs are a delicious Spanish baked egg dish with chorizo sausage, onion, garlic, peppers and tomatoes.
Easy Spanish Fried Anchovies Recipe
Fried anchovies (boquerones fritos) are a popular tapa in Spain. This delicious and easy Spanish fried anchovies recipe is the perfect Spanish snack!
Easy Grilled Lamb Chops Recipe - Chuletas de Cordero
This Spanish lamb chops recipe results in hot, juicy lamb chops rubbed with garlic, salt and thyme. It's an easy traditional Spanish meal to prepare!
Homemade Spanish Mayonnaise Recipe - Mayonesa Casera
Ever tried homemade mayonnaise? This homemade Spanish mayonnaise recipe is one that home cooks in Spain know and love. It's simple, quick & delicious!
Spanish Drink Recipes: Lemon and Cava Sorbet
Is it a drink or a dessert? Actually it's both! Lemon sorbet and cava combine in this delicious Spanish drink recipe. Make it today!
Because Spain has many different regions, with different cultures and climates, Spain produces a surprising collection of hand-made cheeses from sheep, goat and cow's milk. Spanish cheeses can be eaten before a meal, with a meal or as a dessert.
Creamy Spanish Shrimp Soup Recipe
This delicious Spanish shrimp soup recipe makes a perfect first course. Fresh shrimp and mussels combine in a light cream of shrimp soup.
Creamy Pumpkin Flan (Flan de Calabaza)
Get this simple and delicious pumpkin flan recipe just in time for the holidays! This all-natural flan recipe puts a pumpkin spice twist on a classic.
Pan Fried Steak with Garlic Recipe
Pan fried steak is a delicious food-- when you get it right! This easy pan fried steak with garlic is the perfect Spanish recipe for a tasty main course.
Pan Fried Cod with Vegetables Recipe - Bacalao con Samfaina
Get this easy and delicious pan fried cod with vegetables recipe. This typical Spanish fish recipe is perfect served with rice or potatoes.
Spanish Eggplant Spread Tapa Recipe
This creamy Spanish eggplant spread tapa recipe is a simple and easy appetizer. In about 15 minutes you have a warm, garlicky tapa or side dish.
Spanish Style Lamb Recipe
This Spanish style lamb recipe is full of flavor. Spices combine with sherry and almonds for one of the best Spanish lamb recipes you'll try!
Traditional Spanish Meatballs Recipe - Albondigas a la Andaluza
Try this traditional Spanish meatballs recipe from Andalusia called albondigas a la Andaluza. All beef meatballs with Serrano ham, the perfect tapa!
Spanish Pork Kabobs - Pinchos Morunos Recipe
These delicious Spanish pork kabobs are a popular tapa throughout Spain, and so easy to make at home. Get an authentic pinchos morunos recipe here.
Spanish Chicken with Green Sauce Recipe – Pollo con Salsa Verde
This traditional Spanish chicken with green sauce recipe is a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table fast! Perfect with rice or potatoes.
Spanish Crayfish Recipe: Crayfish in Tomato Sauce
A simple and delicious Spanish crayfish recipe. Simmered in tomato, garlic and wine and served piping hot, try these crayfish in tomato sauce today!
Spanish Noodles Recipe: Black Noodles (Fideos Negros)
Try this popular Spanish noodles recipe for fideos negros. These black noodles are infused with squid ink and served with calamari and fish.
Baked Eggplant with Creamy Cheese Sauce
This delicious Spanish recipe for baked eggplant with creamy cheese sauce is vegetarian friendly and easy to prepare.
Paella - Introduction to Spanish Paella
Paella is currently an internationally-known rice dish from Spain. It originated in the fields of a region called Valencia, located in eastern Spain. Today paella is made in every region of Spain, using just about any kind of ingredient that goes well with rice. There are as many versions of paella as there are cooks. Learn how to prepare paella three different ways.
Char-Broil Gas Paella Burner Review
The quickest, most convenient way to prepare a large paella is to cook it outside on a paella gas burner & tripod stand, connected to a propane tank. These two-ring or three-ring burners allow adjusting each ring separately, designed specifically for paella and are common in Spain. This economical Char-Broil burner and tripod set requires no tools to assemble and even comes with a paella pan.
Orange Olive Oil Cake
Get this moist and delicious orange olive oil cake cake recipe from Spain. A quick and easy Spanish cake to prepare.
Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Pintxos Recipe
This popular Spanish tapas recipe is a small toast topped with eggplant, goat cheese and caramelized onions. The combination is addictive!
Cold Lentil Salad Recipe (Ensalada de Lentejas)
A delicious cold lentil salad that's perfect for a healthy meal or side dish. Easy to make and even better served the next day!
Vegetarian Friendly Spanish Bean Stew
Looking for a vegetarian stew recipe with the smokiness of meat? Try Chef Esmeraldo's delicious vegetarian version of a Spanish bean stew from León.
Spanish Beef Cheek with Herbs
Spanish beef cheeks are not only delicious-- they're easy to make too! Try this easy recipe for roasted Spanish beef cheeks in gravy.
7 Not-so-Common Kitchen Utensils for Spanish Food
Kitchen Equipment from Spain, that is considered basic by Spaniards, but you might not have.
8 Easy Spanish Recipes for Weeknight Dinners
Struggling for time to cook mid-week? Try any of these delicious Spanish recipes, all ready in less than one hour for the perfect weeknight meal!
Leek and Ham Tart Recipe (Tarta de Puerros y Jamón)
This leek and ham tart recipe is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Add sharp Manchego cheese and cured Spanish ham to ensure success!
7 Spanish Meals Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Too busy to cook? Think again! Try these 30 minute meals straight from the Spanish kitchen and have a homemade meal on the table in no time!
Watermelon Mint Gazpacho
This delicious watermelon mint gazpacho recipe is an easy way to cool off this summer. Easy to make and super healthy, try it today!
Spanish Style Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers
These delicious vegetarian stuffed peppers are stuffed with rice, onions and mushrooms and served over homemade tomato sauce.
Meatballs in Saffron Sauce (Albondigas con Salsa de Azafran)
Need another Spanish tapas recipe? These delicious Spanish meatballs in saffron sauce are easy to make for any occasion.
Baked Bream with Spanish Salsa (Dorada con Picadillo)
Try my delicious and easy baked bream recipe with a Spanish salsa called picadillo. It's the perfect summer meal!
Honey Drenched Spanish Style Cheese Puffs
Our delicious Spanish cheese puffs are stuffed with creamy cheeses and covered in sesame seeds and honey. A perfect tapas recipe for any time of year!
Fried Goat Cheese with Jam (Queso de Cabra Frito con Mermelada)
This delicious recipe for fried goat cheese with jam is one of my favorite quick and easy Spanish tapas recipes to prepare.
Classic Patatas Bravas Recipe
Patatas Bravas is a classic Spanish tapa and is served in bars all over Spain. The tomato-based sauce has a slight bite that keeps you dipping your potatoes for more.
Bread with Tomato Sauce Recipe (Pa amb Tomàquet)
This version of pa amb tomŕquet uses fresh crushed tomatoes. It is currently very popular in Spain, served on the coast for breakfast, or as tapa.
Marinated Carrots Recipe (Zanahorías Aliñadas)
This recipe for marinated carrots is a great example of how tasty a simple-to-prepare vegetarian tapa can be.
Spanish Spicy Pork Tapas Recipe (Picadillo)
In this easy Spanish tapas recipe, cubes of pork are marinated overnight in a spicy mixture of paprika and garlic, and stir-fried for a warm, filling dish.
Fried Almonds Recipe (Almendras Fritas)
Fried almonds or
Murcian Style Clams Recipe (Almejas a la Murciana)
Clams Murcian style is best if you can buy fresh clams at the market. They are bathed in a colorful and tasty sauce made of white wine, garlic and onions.
What are Catalan Calçots?
The region of Cataluńa has its unique culinary customs and eating. Calçots are a variety of scallion from Lleida (Lerida).
Typical Spanish Revueltos Recipe
A revuelto is a dish of scrambled eggs mixed with other ingredients. In Spain, you will find revueltos served in bars and restaurants, but they are also cooked at home.
Chicken Catalan Style (Pollo a la Catalana)
Chicken Catalan style is a rich main dish that is a great dish for fall. Chicken is browned, then simmered in a sauce of prunes, raisins, pine nuts, onions, tomatoes and white wine.
What is a Bocadillo?
What is a Spanish bocadillo? Learn the details of this favorite Spanish dish.
The Difference Between a “Sandwich” and a "Bocadillo"
So you've seen sandwiches and
Traditional Basque Tuna Stew Recipe (Marmitako)
Chunks of fresh tuna fish, potatoes, garlic and onions are the main ingredients in this tuna stew called
Bilbao Eels Recipe (Angulas a la Bilbaina)
Once a common fisherman's meal, this Basque Country recipe is now considered a delicacy. Use true angulas or mock eels to make this simple and delicious dish.
Lemon Beer Recipe (Clara con Limón)
Try this recipe for a
Easy Leche Merengada Recipe
Spanish Almond Cream (Bienmesabe) Recipe
This delicious Spanish almond cream recipe is made of ground almonds, sugar syrup, cinnamon and lemon zest. Learn how to make this classic dessert today.
Spanish Almond Tart with Strawberry Salsa
Looking for easy Spanish dessert recipes? Try this delicious and easy Spanish almond tart. For a twist on a classic, top with fresh fruit salsa. Yum!
Spanish Sausages & Ham
Spanish love their chorizo and jamon, but there are many varieties of both. Morcilla, salchichón and lomo are a few sausages. Sausages are eaten with a piece of bread or added to soups, stews - cocidos or estofados. Ham comes in all qualities and prices and is eaten alone or used in recipes. Both of these are staples of Spanish cuisine, no matter how they are served!
Fresh Fig and Cheese Salad with Honey Lemon Vinaigrette
This delicious Spanish salad combines fresh figs with creamy mozzarella cheese, and tops it all off with a zesty lemon and honey vinaigrette.
Chilled Shrimp Tapa Recipe
Every Spanish party starts with this delicious chilled shrimp tapa. Ready in only five minutes, it's the perfect summer recipe!
Seared Scallops with Pan Fried Mushrooms and Saffron Mashed Potatoes
Try my delicious recipe for seared scallops with pan fried mushrooms and saffron mashed potatoes. A quick and easy Spanish meal to prepare at home!
Perfectly Seared Tuna with Orange Glaze
One of the most delicious and simple Spanish tuna recipes, this perfectly seared tuna with orange glaze is a typical dish in Spanish restaurants.
Chocolate Cream Hazelnut Pie Recipe - Tarta de Crema de Chocolate y Avellanas
Chocolate and hazelnut cream, combine with ground almonds, and whipping cream to make a rich filling for a cracker crust pie.
Pasta with Razor Clams, Mushrooms and Saffron White Wine Sauce
Try my delicious recipe for pasta with razor clams, mushrooms and saffron white wine sauce. This Spanish pasta dish is easy and quick to prepare.
Cold Beet Soup with Goat Cheese (Salmorejo de Remolacha con Queso de Cabra)
My refreshing cold beet soup with goat cheese and apple is a perfect first course for a summer meal. Try my Spanish salmorejo de remolacha recipe today!
White Peach and Mint Sangria
Make this deliciously refreshing white peach and mint sangria for a thirst quenching summer cocktail-- perfect for parties!
Zesty Roasted Red Pepper Salad Recipe
Try my favorite roasted red pepper salad recipe-- one of my favorite tapas in Spain! A zesty blend of peppers, onions, garlic and vinegar, perfect for summer!
Mashed Potatoes with Paprika and Bacon (Patatas Revolconas)
These delicious Spanish mashed potatoes are infused with olive oil, smoked Spanish paprika, and crispy fried bacon.
Mix Things Up with Our Rebujito Cocktail Recipe
Try this delicious rebujito cocktail recipe, a mix of dry sherry and Sprite that is typical in Seville for the April Fair.
Boiled Egg and Sausage Stew
A delicious hard boiled egg and sausage stew, the perfect Spanish egg dish for brunch, lunch or dinner!
7 Sinfully Delicious Spanish Recipes For Lent
Seven of the most delicious meatless Spanish recipes for lent. These easy Spanish recipes are perfect for meatless Fridays or for an authentic Easter brunch.
Spanish French Toast Recipe for Easter
This irresistible Spanish French Toast recipe is traditional at Easter and makes delicious honey soaked French toast in no time.
Season Spanish Foods
Spanish food is part of the Mediterranean cuisine. Meats, vegetables and fruits are eaten when they are fresh and in season. For example wild mushrooms are gathered and eaten as the weather changes in the fall. Learn more about the fresh produce of Spain.
Spanish Regional Cuisines
There are traditionally six culinary regions in Spain, however within those regions are areas of distinct cuisines. Learn more about the cuisine of each region - where they are, what dishes they are known for and what are the best foods to try from each region!
Spanish Food Basics
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Easy Spanish Tapas Recipes - How to Make Easy Tapas
Tapas are Spain's appetizers and are eaten any time - day or night. Put a few of these little dishes together and they can make a meal on their own! Tapas are such a big part of the culture that there is even a verb
Spanish Hot Chocolate Recipe - Chocolate Caliente
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Garbanzos with Chorizo and Peppers Recipe - Recipe for Titos de Gamonal - Spanish Garbanzos with Chorizo and Peppers
Garbanzos are cooked with red peppers, chorizo and paprika, making a rich and filling soup.
Roscos de San Antonio Recipe
Rich and flaky traditional cookies made with shortening, eggs, flour and sugar.
Twelfth Night Bread Recipe - Roscon de Reyes Recipe
Chorizo (Spanish Pork Sausage) Recipe
If you have visited Spain or eaten in a Spanish bodega or restaurant, you have probably eaten Spanish chorizo, pork sausage seasoned with paprika and garlic. It is a staple of the Spanish diet and comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Families all over Spain make their own in the autumn. This chorizo recipes is a Spanish family recipe, edited by Francie Vicondoa.
Pimentón - Herbs and Spices for Spanish Cuisine
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Breakfast Dishes - Spanish Cuisine
Spanish eat a large midday meal, but start the day off with a simple morning meal. Learn how to eat like a Spaniard starting from the moment you arise.
What Is Spanish Chorizo? - Definition and La Matanza
Chorizo is a sausage that has many different varieties and is eaten all over Spain, made with pork meat and paprika.
Common Spanish Tapas Party Menu Recipes
Everyone throws cocktail parties or dinner parties. So, why not throw a different kind of party â€“ a Spanish Tapas Party?! Learn how to make 5 easy tapas recipes to impress your friends.
Top Spanish Tapas Recipes
What are the Top Tapas Recipes? Spanish Food.
Twelve Essential Ingredients for Cooking Spanish Food
The Spanish cook makes sure that her (or his) pantry is well-stocked with the essential ingredients used daily in Spanish food.
Spanish Fried Cauliflower Recipe - Coliflor Rebozada
This fried cauliflower recipe makes a lightly fried cauliflower without heavy breading by quickly dipping the florets in beaten egg and (optionally) dusting with flour before they are popped into the frying pan to brown on all sides. Serve with
Recipe for Spanish Cupcakes - Magdalenas
â€ťMagdalenasâ€ť are small, slightly lemony, sweet little cakes. They are rich-tasting, but are light and fluffy at the same time. The Spanish in every region of the country enjoy eating
Valencian Paella Recipe (Paella Valenciana)
There are as many versions of paella as there are cooks! Paella Valenciana is the traditional version of Valenciaâ€™s signature rice dish with rabbit, chicken and snails. Learn how to prepare this delicious Spanish rice dish.
Spanish Almond Cookie (Polvorone) Recipe
Rich and crumbly these traditional
Mantecados Recipe - Traditional Spanish Crumble Cakes
As their name suggests, these traditional Spanish crumble cakes or
Madrid-Style Tripe Recipe - Callos Madrilenos
Cod Fish and Tomato Sauce (Bacalao Con Tomate) Recipe
Recipe for the Spanish Bacalao con Tomate, or Cod Fish with Tomato Sauce
Garlic Chicken & Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe
This Spanish chicken dish is as easy as it is attractive, with bright red sun-dried tomatoes and green basil. Garlic and sun-dried tomatoes are sautéed together and mixed with chicken breasts, then sprinkled with fresh basil.
Cilantro Green Sauce (Mojo de Cilantro) Recipe
In the Canary Islands, mojos or sauces are made with vinegar and oil and served cold, as an accompaniment to potatoes, meat and fish. This mojo is made with cilantro and garlic.
Introduction to Spanish Ham - Serrano and Ibérico
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Morcilla Spanish Blood Sausage
Morcilla is generally a thicker sausage, about 2 1/2 to 3 inches across, stuffed with pigâ€™s blood, rice, onions and spices. It is eaten as a
What Are the National Dishes of Spain?
Does Spain have a national dish or dishes? Which tasty dish is it?
Licor 43 Spanish Liqueur - Recipes and Uses
Licor 43 is a sweet, vanilla-flavored liqueur that is produced in Spain and drunk as an after-dinner drink or mixed with other hot and cold beverages, or an ingredient in desserts.
Top Spanish Wines Under $20 - List
Spain continues to produce a wide variety of superior wines priced at $20 or less. Any would make fine additions to a holiday dinner or a family barbecue.
Tinto de Verano - Recipe for Spanish Wine Cocktail
The name â€śTinto de Veranoâ€ť translates into English as â€śRed Wine of Summer.â€ť It is a refreshing wine cocktail served in summer all over Spain. Although similar to sangria, it is easier to make and has less alcohol in it, making it the perfect to sip at a pool party or at the beach on a hot afternoon.
Patatas Alioli Potatoes - Spanish Tapas Recipe
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Ham, Cheese and Chorizo With Bread Appetizer Recipe
This is a simple, but delicious appetizer, or tapa, using Serrano ham, cheese, and Spanish chorizo sausage.
Fried Padrón Peppers Recipe- Pimientos de Padrón Fritos
Padron peppers are small, bright green peppers from Galicia, that are fried and sprinkled with coarse salt. A simple and easy tapas recipe that is popular all over Spain with tourists and locals alike.
Spanish Wrinkled Potatoes (Papas Arrugadas) Recipe
This dish requires only two ingredients - small potatoes, rather than the huge monsters weâ€™ve gotten used to seeing in the supermarkets, and coarse sea salt.
St. James' Cake Recipe - Tarta de Santiago
Santiago (St. James) is the patron saint of Spain and this delicious almond cake is named in his honor. The origin of St. James cake is not certain, but it may have been brought to Galicia by a pilgrim. Today, this cake is sold all over Santiago de Compostela and is popular with tourists and pilgrims.
Spanish Paella Definition and Varieties
Paella is a rice dish from Spain that has become very popular and is now known around the world.
Spanish Saffron Ingredient - Azafran Uses
Saffron is called. Spanish Food.
Cherimoyas (Custard Apples) Spanish Fruit Overview
See an explanation of this fruit, where it grows in Spain, and where to buy it in the U.S.
Rustic Spanish Bread Recipe – Pan Rustico Espanol - Recipe for Rustic Bread - Easy Rustic Bread from Spain
This bread recipe is strictly
Arroz Cubano - Easy Cuban Rice Recipe- Arroz a la Cubana
Fried Squid Recipe - Calamares a La Romana
You probably know this famous and very popular Spanish tapa,
Spanish Beans with Rice Recipe - Alubias con Arroz
Bean dishes are very common all over Spain and make great meals for the fall and winter. Beans are low in fat and full of nutrients like calcium and potassium, not to mention fiber. This bean dish is a simple, flavorful dish that contains no meat. Eaten with rice, it makes an entire meal in a single bowl!
Spanish Red Pepper Sauce Recipe – Recipe for Mojo Picon - Recipe for Spanish Red Pepper Sauce
In the Canary Islands, mojos or sauces are made with vinegar and oil and served cold, as an accompaniment to potatoes, meat and fish. These
Castilian Garlic Soup Recipe - Sopa De Ajo
Typical of the province of Castilla, this soup is a wonderful meal in itself. It is quick, easy to make and will warm you up right away.
Cucumber and Pomegranate Salad Recipe
Pomegranates or â€śgranadasâ€ť in Spanish are an ancient fruit, used before the Roman times. In fact, the city of
Recipe for Ensaimada Mallorcan Spiral Pastries
Spanish Seafood Salad Recipe With Pickles & Onions
Quick, easy and tasty, this Spanish seafood salad is a perfect summer dish. Serve it as a light main course, a side dish or a tapa.
Introduction to Chorizo (Spanish Pork Sausage)
If you have visited Spain or eaten in a Spanish bodega or restaurant, you have probably eaten Spanish chorizo, pork sausage seasoned with paprika & garlic.
Roast Suckling Pig (Cochinillo Asado) Recipe
Cochinillo Asado or Roast Suckling Pig is one of the most typical dishes in the cuisine of Castilla, especially the city of Segovia.
Galician Cake Recipe - Bica Gallega
Bica Gallega is a rich, spongy cake from the Spanish region of Galicia, and is topped with a crunchy, toasted sugar crust. Easy to prepare, it is good for breakfast, or to enjoy as an afternoon snack with a cup of coffee or tea.
Tapas - Fried Cod Fish Balls Recipe
These little Spanish fish balls are absolutely delicious! Salt-dried cod is mixed with green onion, garlic, lemon and egg, covered in breadcrumbs and fried.
Chicken in Orange Sauce (Pollo a la Naranja) Recipe
This recipe originates in Valencia, a region well-known for its citrus. Chicken breasts are first browned in oil, then sauteed in a sauce that has intense citrus flavors. This is a simple recipe with lots of fresh taste.
White Garlic Soup (Sopa de Ajo Blanco) Recipe
Cold white garlic soup or sopa de ajo blanco is a perfect dish to highlight any meal and is a favorite of garlic lovers.
Fried Eggplant With Molasses Recipe
A typical dish from Granada and Malaga areas of Andalucia, berenjena frita con miel de cana is quick, easy and inexpensive to prepare.
Varieties of Spanish Sherry or Jerez
Learn about all the varieties of sherry or jerez, a wine enjoyed all over Andalucia and particularly popular with the English for centuries.
Cataluña Cooking and Regional Spanish Cuisine
Cataluńa has some of the most sophisticated regional Spanish cuisine. Barcelona has been well known for its cuisine for centuries. Seafood, game, beef or lamb mixed cooked with rice and/or sausage. There is a wide variety of dishes in this region.
Spanish Garlic Chicken Recipe - Pollo al Ajillo
Garlic Chicken, called
Madrilene Stew Recipe - Cocido Madrileño
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Clams in Green Sauce (Almejas en Salsa Verde) Recipe
Clams in Green Sauce, or Almejas en Salsa Verde in Spanish, is a typical Basque tapa, with flecks of parsley sprinkled throughout. It's easy to prepare as an appetizer, first course. Add a bit of pasta to make a main course for a light dinner. Serve with a light white wine, such as Txakoli.
Traditional Spanish Bread (Pan Basico) Recipe
Bread is never absent on a Spanish table. It is such an integral part of any Spanish meal and comes in many different forms. This easy Spanish bread recipe is a basic white bread that is perfect for a beginning bread maker. Flour, water, salt and yeast are about all you need to make this delicious homemade bread. It can be formed into a baguette or
Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese Tapa Recipe - Tapas Salmon Ahumado con Queso Blando - Recipe for Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese Tapa
Smoked salmon with cream cheese is a delicious
Basque Cake (Pastel Vasco) Dessert Recipe
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Fried Potatoes Recipe - Patatas Fritas
Potatoes fried in virgin olive oil at home are a delicious dish that cannot compare to any fried potatoes at a restaurant. Learn how to prepare this very typical and flavorful side dish to eat with almost any main course in Spanish cuisine.
Nevados or Nevaditos Cookie Recipe
Spanish Caramelized Almonds Recipe
Almonds are used in Spanish sauces, desserts and as a snack. A bowl of caramelized almonds can be served as a tapa or a dessert. Adding a touch of salt to the sweet coating can give that special touch. These caramelized almonds are so good that it's hard to just eat one...
Tapas - Recipe for Stuffed Red Peppers - Pimientos Rellenos de Atun Tapa
Light, easy and no cooking involved in this
Espinacas a la Catalana (Catalan Spinach) Recipe
As the name implies, this is a regional dish from Cataluna. It is a very simple, classic Catalan recipe for steamed spinach. Fresh bunches of steamed spinach are briefly sauteed in olive oil, garlic, pine nuts and raisins. It is a delicious and elegant side dish to serve with dinner.
Spanish White Beans With Chorizo Recipe
White Beans with Chorizo is a quick and easy dish for those nights when you don't have a lot of time or energy. Since the recipe uses canned white kidney beans, most of the work is done for you. So, it's a perfect dish for beginner cooks as well. White beans combine well with the Spanish chorizo, onions, garlic and pepper to make a tasty and satisfying main course, ready in about 20 minutes.
Bread with Goat Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Garlic
Using typical Spanish ingredients, this tapa is quick and easy to prepare and has a deliciously smoky, yet salty taste. Roasted garlic and paprika are mixed with fresh, soft goat cheese, then spread over rustic bread and topped with sun-dried tomatoes and capers.
Pork Chops a La Madrilene (Madrid-Style) Recipe
Learn how to make this simple and easy recipe for moist and juicy pork chops smothered in garlic, onions and olive oil that is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Catalan Tomato Bread (Pan con Tomate) Recipe
A traditional Catalan dish, Tomato Bread (Pa Amb Tomaquet in Catalan) is simply toasted bread rubbed with fresh garlic and ripe tomato, then drizzled with olive oil and a bit of salt. It can be eaten by itself, but is often topped with cheese, ham or sausage. What a great snack or appetizer!
Spanish Cold Tomato Soup (Salmorejo Cordobes) Recipe
Salmorejo is a cold, creamy tomato soup, originating in Córdoba, Spain. It is a simple pink-orange, summer soup made with tomatoes, bread, oil, garlic and vinegar, similar to gazpacho. Then, it is garnished with diced Spanish Serrano ham and hard-boiled eggs.
Deviled Eggs with Shrimp Tapa Recipe - Huevos Rellenos de Gambas - Tapa Recipe for Spanish Deviled Eggs with Shrimp
Spanish Chicken Stew (Estofado de Pollo) Recipe
Try this flavorful chicken stew, typical of stews eaten in the region of Castilla, where the winters are chilly and food warms you from the inside out. Served with home-fried potatoes and warm, rustic bread and a simple green salad for a filling, delicious meal.
Riojana Potato Soup (Patatas Riojanas) Recipe
La Rioja is a small region in the north of Spain, most famous for its high quality wines. The cuisine of La Rioja may not be as famous as its wines, but there are some fabulous-tasting classic dishes from the area. One of them is this potato recipe,
Paella Rice Dish Recipe (For Two) - Paella Para Dos
Paella isn't just for large groups at outdoor parties. It's easy to prepare in your very own kitchen, on the stovetop. This recipe makes paella for two, and includes options for mixta, seafood and vegetarian versions.
Vegetarian Paella (Paella Vegetariana) Recipe
Paella Vegetariana is a vegetarian version of Valenciaâ€™s signature rice dish. Instead of meat or seafood, vegetables fill in and create a tasty and satisfying vegetarian rice dish.
Spanish Green Salad (Ensalada Verde) Recipe
Simple and refreshing, a basic green salad in Spain is always dressed with extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar. It is all you need to complete most Spanish meals.
Orange Flan (Flan de Naranja) Dessert Recipe
Orange flan is a variation of the traditional Spanish flan, a vanilla custard topped with caramel sauce. This variation is lighter, but has an intense orange flavor that refreshes the palate as well as satisfying a sweet tooth. It is a simple custard recipe that can be made ahead of time and makes an elegant finish to any dinner or celebration, including Motherâ€™s Day.
Spanish Lemon Cream (Crema de Limon) Recipe
Rich, creamy and cool, with a fresh lemon flavor, this dessert is the perfect no-cook dessert for summer. From start to finish, the recipe takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and uses only 3 ingredients. Chill for 1 hour and serve!
Spanish Oil Cakes Recipe - Tortas de Aceite
Easy Spanish Oil cakes or
Easy Fried Peppers, Garlic and Chorizo Recipe
This typical Spanish tapa is simple and easy. Green and yellow peppers fried with Spanish chorizo sausage and garlic make a colorful addition to the table.
If you have ever been to Spain, or had a friend from Spain, you know that Spaniards have a love affair with seafood. They crave fresh fish and shellfish of all kinds, from cod to lobster. Learn about the huge variety of seafood found in Spain.
What Are Angulas? - Spanish Food Definition
Thin, silvery-white creatures that appear to be 3-inch worms and are sold in the seafood markets for high prices.
Top Spanish Bacalao Main Course Recipes
During the many centuries that the Spanish have observed Lent, eating meatless dishes, they developed a wide variety of salt cod fish or
La Tomatina Festival - Tomato Fight in Buñol, Spain
How did the Tomatina, Spain's internationally famousTomato Fight festival start, and what do you need to know before going?
Spanish Regional Cuisine of Galicia
Galicia is located in the extreme Northwest of Spain and is known for its fish and seafood, as well as sauces and stews. Learn about the stews,
Spanish Salads (Ensaladas) Recipes for the Summer
Top Spanish Summer Salads - from classic Spanish mixed green and cucumber salads to rich and creamy potato salad and pasta salads.
Tronco de Navidad Recipe
Traditional Spanish Christmas cake roll. It is a light sponge cake, soaked in coffee and rum, and a mascarpone filling, then covered in chocolate frosting.
Afuega´l pitu Cheesecake Recipe
Spanish cheesecake from Asturias, drizzled with wildflower honey.
Long, cigar-shaped sweet breads traditional of the region of Valencia, typically served with the tigernut drink called horchata de chufa.
Easy Chocolate-Hazelnut Cheesecake Recipe
No-bake cheesecake made with cream cheese, hazelnut-chocolate spread and sugar, with a crunchy cracker and hazelnut crust.
Definition of a La Plancha - Spanish Food
grilled on a metal plate. Spanish Food.
Easy Tapas Recipes - Brie Cheese with Roasted Garlic-Paprika Filling Recipe - Easy Brie with Roasted Garlic-Paprika Recipe
Smoked Spanish paprika has an intense and unique flavor that is a basic ingredient in many Spanish dishes. This â€śtapaâ€ť combines roasted garlic, dry sherry and paprika with baked Brie cheese to make a soft, rich appetizer that could almost make a main dish itself. Serve atop slices of a rustic baguette or allow guests to spread it.
What Do the Spanish Eat for Breakfast?
The Spanish start eating in the morning and don't seem to stop until they turn in for the evening. Here's a rundown of what they eat.
What Is Horchata De Chufa?
Horchata is a creamy white drink, served ice cold and popular all over Spain. But, what IS horchata? What are chufas?
Trenza de Almudévar Recipe
Light, soft and buttery bread filled with egg cream, walnuts and raisins braided into loaf. Perfect for a special breakfast.
Spanish Cream of Squash Soup Recipe - Recipe for Crema de Calabaza - Spanish Soup Recipe
This creamy Spanish soup made of squash, apple and chicken makes a perfect first course for any autumn dinner. Use a pressure cooker, and prepare this soup in about a little over an hour.
Last Minute Spanish Thanksgiving Menu - Spanish Menu Ideas for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving menu for 6 that doesn't involve defrosting a turkey! If you have been asked to bring a soup, salad or dessert, try one of our Spanish dishes.
Pastry Cream Recipe – Crema Pastelera
Pastry cream is a basic cream used for filling cakes, tortes, turnovers and pastries in Spain.
Ponche Segoviano Recipe - Spanish Layer Cake with Pastry Cream and Marzipan
Light and spongy vanilla cake layers are filled with pastry cream and topped with almondy marzipan.
Make Your Own Paella Kit
Use this list to make your own paella kit to give as a gift, it's easy.
Get-Ready-to-Cook Spanish Shopping List
Get started cooking up Spanish food with this shopping list of basic ingredients for Spanish cuisine.
Pedro Ximénez Wine - Sweet Spanish Sherry
Pedro Ximénez Wine, a sweet dessert wine from Spain. It is made from raisins, fortified and aged in the
7 Easy Pumpkin and Apple Recipes for Fall
Seven super-easy seasonal Spanish desserts for Fall, made with pumpkin or apples - from baked tarts or pies to moist and crispy fritters.
Tortillas - Omelets in Spain - About Spanish Tortillas or Tortillas Espanolas
Easy Manzanas Rellenas del Ampurdan - Easy Stuffed Catalan Baked Apples Recipe
These easy stuffed baked apples are from Ampurdan, a historical
Chocolate Red Wine Cake Recipe
Chocolate, cocoa powder and red wine combine to create a cake this is moist and has a very intense chocolate flavor.
Easy Spanish Dessert - Asturian Apple Fritters Recipe - Buñuelos de Manzana
Easy Apple Fritters from the region of Asturias, called Bunuelos de Manzana in Spanish. These fritters are very simple to make. Peel and slice apples, and marinate in rum and sugar. Dip in a batter and fry until golden.
Queimada Recipe - Fire Drink of Galicia - Recipe for Queimada
Queimada, the â€śfire drinkâ€ť of Galicia is thought to have originated in ancient times when Celts established villages and settled in Northern Spain. Although this drink is made with
Mediterranean Chicken Salad Recipe - Spanish-Style Chicken Salad Recipe
Green salads with vegetables are refreshing and a big part of summer and early autumn menus. Add classic Mediterranean ingredients like roasted red peppers, olives and feta cheese with boneless chicken?
Spanish Figs in Brandy Sauce Recipe - Higos al Brandy Recipe - Recipe for Figs in Brandy
Figs are a popular sweet throughout the Mediterranean, including Spain. They are eaten fresh in the spring and autumn, or dried and used in many kinds recipes. This is a colorful, festive-looking dessert that is simple to prepare, using fresh figs in a brandy syrup.
Spanish Garbanzo and Sausage Stew Recipe
Easy garbanzo and sausage stew from Spain with chorizo and morcilla sausage, potatoes and garbanzo beans.
Creamy Castillian Garbanzo Soup Recipe - Crema Castellana de Garbanzos
Garbanzos, onions, garlic and carrots are blended together with Spanish paprika and a bit of nutmeg for a zesty soup.
Butter Cakes from Astorga - Mantecadas de Astorga Recipe
Light and buttery cakes from Astorga, Spain are perfect for breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea.
Mantecados Hojaldrados de Toledo Recipe
Shortbread-style cookies flavored with orange liqueur and orange zest. Enjoy these flakey, traditional Christmas cookies with coffee or liqueur.
Easy Spanish Quince Tart Recipe - Coca de Fraga
Slices of quince, brown sugar and walnuts are baked on top of a thin crust. Serve warm for breakfast or dessert.
Gazpachos Manchegos – Galianos Recipe
Gazpachos manchegos is a peasant stew from the La Mancha region of Spain, made with rabbit or partridge, tomatoes, and spices. Pieces of rustic flatbread add the finishing touches.
Cuba Libre and Mojito Recipes - Tony's Rum Drinks
Special versions of two famous rum drinks, the
Easy Crostini of Eggplant,Anchovies & Cheese - Berenjena con Anchoa y Queso Fresco
Eggplant, fresh cheese, garlic and anchovies make this unique crostini. Toasted bread is first spread with creamy, fresh cheese, which is then drizzled with a green sauce. Then a layer of roasted eggplant is added and finally anchovy fillets top it off.
How to Cook Paella in the Kitchen
Paella is most often prepared outdoors over a fire, or barbecue, but it can be easily prepared in your kitchen. Use the right pan, and you can prepare paella on your stove.
Spanish Rabbit in Tomato Sauce Stew Recipe
Rabbit smothered in rich tomato sauce and white wine is simply delicious. Although it takes about an hour and a half for the rabbit to become tender, it is worth the wait. Serve in a bowl with home-fried potatoes. This simple rabbit recipe is easy, requiring only basic cooking skills.
Spanish Pork Loin with Creamy Paprika Sauce Recipe - Lomo de Cerdo en Salsa de Pimenton
Tender pork loin coated in smoky Spanish paprika, then cooked in a creamy sauce with bacon and brandy. Top with roasted red pepper strips and garlic.
Tolosa Black Beans Recipe - Alubias Negras de Tolosa - Traditional Basque Cuisine
Tolosa black beans with Spanish chorizo and morcilla sausages are a traditional Basque dish, full of flavor. Served piping hot with rustic bread and a simple green salad, they make the perfect main course for a cold winter night.
Lentils and Rice Recipe - Lentejas con Arroz
12 Spanish Dishes Represent the Flavors of Spain
What are the flavors of Spain? These twelve dishes are some of the most representative flavors of Spanish cuisine, from appetizers and main courses to desserts.
Fish and Clams in Garlic Wine Sauce Recipe - Spanish Seafood Recipe
A simple and rich-tasting, this seafood dish combines two favorites of Spanish cuisine â€“ clams and garlic! It is the perfect dish to warm you on a cool evening and wonâ€™t leave you hungry. Make sure to have plenty of fresh French bread on hand for dunking in the sauce.
Casadielles or Bollinas de Nuez Recipe - Spanish Walnut-Filled Bollinas
These small pockets of flaky dough are filled with sweetened, chopped walnuts that have been soaked in anise liqueur. Lightly fried, these
Meals and the Culture of Spain
It seems like Spaniards are always stopping for a bite to eat! Small breakfasts or mid-morning coffees drunk at cafes, large midday meals of several courses, afternoon snacks,
Spanish Lamb with White Wine Sauce Recipe - Cazuela Enmigada de Aragon
A traditional lamb stew from Aragon, Spain. Lamb is simmered in onions, garlic and white wine, with a touch of nutmeg and results in a delicious stew with rich, brown, wine sauce.
Angel Hair Spiral Pastry Recipe – Espiral de Hojaldre
Prepare a golden yellow jam from squash, then use it to fill puff pastry, and bake until crispy and golden brown. It is a classic Spanish breakfast pastry, or afternoon snack.
Peaches in Port Wine Sauce Recipe - Melocotones en Oporto
Peaches in Port wine sauce is an easy, sweet, and surprisingly light dessert. Prepare in the summer, and into early autumn if fresh peaches are still available. Peaches combine with the sweet, musky taste of port and the cinnamon give it a sweet, fruity and tangy flavor.
Peaches in Wine Recipe - Recipe for Melocotones
Peaches in Wine is a fresh-tasting dessert that is a fabulous finish to a summer dinner. Peaches provide the â€śtaste of summerâ€ť while the wine and cinnamon give this dessert its zing. This is a great make-ahead dessert.
Mallorcan Eggplant Bake Recipe - Tumbet Mallorquin
Tumbet, a traditional vegetarian dish from the Mediterranean island of Mallorca. It is a mixture of eggplants, potatoes, tomatoes, zucchini, and garlic. Great accompany grilled or roast meats or fish.
Spanish Marinated Beef Kabob Recipe - Brochetas de Ternera
Chunks of beef are marinated in Spanish sweet paprika, garlic and oil, then grilled on the barbecue. Then, drizzle with a zesty dressing. A simple, typically Spanish dish.
Grilled Fish with Balsamic Vinegar-Tarragon Vinaigrette Recipe
Whole fish stuffed with tarragon, parsley and orange slices. Grill, then drizzle with a balsamic vinaigrette dressing and serve.
Spanish Desserts - Figs in Butter and Honey Recipe - Higos en Manteqilla y Miel
Traditional Spanish cuisine makes use of fresh or dried figs in many types of recipes. Fresh figs are very sweet and practically melt in your mouth. This fig recipe is easy and takes about 10 minutes start to finish. Transform figs into a rich dessert by sautéing them in a bit of butter and drizzling with a touch of honey.
Orange Crepes Recipe - Crepes de Naranja
Easy Spanish crepes, filled with orange marmalade and garnished with fresh orange slices. They are a great dessert for beginners or children, who want to help in the kitchen. Serve for brunch or dessert.
Easy Spanish Almond Cookies Recipe - Almendrados
Simple cookies made of ground almonds, eggs and sugar make perfect cookies for Christmas, or a special tea or snack.
Easy Tomato-Mango Relish from Spain's Tropical Coast
Mangos, tomatoes, avocado and cilantro combine to create an easy relish from Southern Spain. Pair with fish or grilled meats.
Cuba Libre with Licor 43 Recipe - Recipe for Cuba Libre with Licor 43 - Rum and Coke with Licor 43
Lots of people enjoy a â€śCuba Libreâ€ť or rum and cola, but add a bit of Spanish liqueur called Licor 43 to for a bit of Spanish style to this tropical drink. Serve it to your friends and theyâ€™ll be asking what your secret is.
Sopa de Carabineros Recipe – Creamy Spanish Prawn Soup Recipe - Easy Spanish Soups
Soups are a very popular first course in Spain. This creamy soup is full of
Mallorcan Tomato Salad - Trempó Mallorquín
A simple Mediterranean summer salad, made with tomatoes, onions and peppers, ready in 10 minutes. Serve as a salad, or a relish to accompany meat or fish.
Quick and Easy Spanish Garlic Paprika Mashed Potatoes Recipe – Pure de Patatas con Ajo y Pimenton
These easy mashed potatoes, flavored with garlic and Spanish smoke paprika are a wonderful complement to any main course, from roast beef or pork to grilled steak, and even a roast turkey or chicken.
Easy Spanish Pasta Salad with Olives and Basil Recipe - Ensalada de pasta con olivas
This pasta salad starts with chopped olives, capers, fresh basil, pesto sauce and fresh cut tomatoes, and adds tuna and olive oil tossed with short cut pasta.
Meat-Filled Piquillo Pepper Recipe - Pimientos de Piquillo Rellenos de Carne
Small piquillo peppers are filled with a mixture of ground beef, paprika and bechamel sauce. They are then battered and fried.
Fried Blood Sausage with Bread Recipe
Prepare an authentic Spanish tapa in less than 10 minutes. Morcilla de arroz, the Spanish blood sausage made with rice is often served as a tapa in Spain. It is very easy to prepare by cutting in thick slices and lightly frying on both sides. Place pieces on a slice of baguette and serve hot.
Alfajores de Medina Sidonia Recipe - Recipe for Alfajores from Andalucia
How to Blanch Almonds - Making Blanched Almonds
Blanched almonds are easy to make, since the skins loosen immediately in boiling water. Almonds are the base for many traditional Spanish desserts, and are also handy for thickening sauces. Blanching almonds at home is economical and can save money.
Spanish Tapa - Piquillo Pepper & Tuna Rolls Recipe - Rollitos de Piquillo con Atún
Bright red and tasty, piquillo peppers are dabbed with tuna and then wrapped with an anchovy fillet and rolled up. Sprinkled with lemon juice and chopped parsley, they are the perfect last-minute tapa - quick, easy, colorful and delicious.
Asturian Beans with Clams Recipe - Fabes con Almejas
Large white beans, called
Easy Spanish Main Course - Pasta with Mussels and Clams in Tomato-Basil Sauce Recipe
Easy Spanish pasta dish with mussels and clams in a light tomato-basil sauce.
Fish Stew Recipe - Suquet de Peix
Catalan fish stew made with a picada sauce made with almonds, garlic, parsley and oil. Stew dd the onions, garlic, tomatoes and saffron.
Fish with Creamy Squash Rice Recipe
Beautiful and easy - creamy and cheesy rice, with a rich orange color from squash compliments the white fish.
Book Review - Tapas, The Little Dishes of Spain - Penelope Casas
Hundreds of recipes for authentic Spanish tapas, written with clear instructions. Penelope Casas' tapas cookbook introduced Americans to tapas, the little dishes of Spain.
Create Tapa Envy with 5 Simple Tapas
Tapa Envy - the five tapas from simple to classic will create some envy when you serve them.
Recipe for Manchego Cheese with Figs and Pine Nuts - Manchego Cheese with Figs and Pine Nuts Recipe - Queso con Higos
Manchego Cheese with Figs and Pine Nuts is simple tapa or dessert, with no cooking involved! Slice cheese and dried figs. Arrange them on a plate with nuts and serve.
Baked Apples with Licor 43 Recipe – Recipe for Manzanas Asadas con Licor 43
Apples are baked with a bit of sugar, but have a special twist - a couple tablespoons of sweet Spanish after-dinner liqueuer called Licor 43. This is a simple dessert that takes about 10 minutes of preparation and approximately 45 in the oven. It is one of the easiest Spanish dessert recipes yet!
Easy Peaches with Tuna Recipe - Melocoton con Atun - Spanish Tapas
Tuna and mayonnaise combine to make an easy filling for canned peach halves. They are unusual flavors to pair, but definitely work. Make these peach halves as a quick, last-minute tapa, or first course. Beginner cooks will enjoy this recipe because preparation takes only 5 minutes.
Rioja-Style Pork Chops – Chuletas de Cerdo a la Riojana - Spanish Pork Chop Recipe
Although La Rioja is most famous for the wines that it produces, the cuisine of the small region is excellent as well. Pork chops smothered in peppers and onions in a tomato-wine sauce is proof of that. Serve with rustic fried potatoes or bread and a glass of Rioja wine.
Granizado de Limon y Naranja - Lemon-Orange Granita Recipe
Like other Mediterranean countries, iced drinks called
Host a Spanish Barbecue or Parrillada - Parrillada Menus
Mid-Summer Tapas Menu, Spanish Tapas Buffet for Summer
This Spanish dinner menu perfect for a summer buffet for six. Cucumber and Tomato salads, a Spanish omelet, breaded beef fillets accompanied by slices of Spanish chorizo sausage. Be sure to slice rustic baguettes and open a bottle of Spanish red wine. Serve a classic Spanish dessert of Membrillo and cheese.
Astorga Puff Pastries Recipe - Hojaldres de Astorga
Easy, sweet pastries from Astorga, these are made from puff pastry sheets baked in the oven. Then, dip in warm syrup and serve! They are ready in less than 30 minutes.
Spanish Summer Pasta Salad Recipe - Ensalada de Pasta
Like Spanish potato salad, Spanish pasta has a distinctly Mediterranean flavor, and is fresh-tasting and easy to make. Bow tie pasta, mayonnaise, fresh tomatoes, olives, pickles and onion are tossed with vegetables. Add a can of tuna to the mix and you have a great-tasting Spanish take on pasta salad.
Tomato Salad Recipe - Ensalada de Tomate
A fresh and refreshing salad for the summer, Spanish tomato salad is simple to make. Toss sliced tomatoes, green pepper and onions on a platter and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and vinegar. Sprinkle with salt and you have a delicious salad. If you want to spice it up, chop a bit of fresh basil and or oregano and sprinkle over the top.
Cafe Canario or Cafe Bombon Recipe - With Condensed Milk
This dessert recipe goes by different name - Cafe Canario or Cafe Bombon. It is simple, sweet and rich enough to stand on its' own for dessert. Hot espresso coffee is mixed with sweetened condensed milk and whipped cream. Add cinnamon, lemon peel and a splash of liqueur if desired.
Spanish Regional Cuisine – Andalusia
Andalusia, the large southern area of Spain has a wide variety of cuisine. It includes many famous Spanish favorites, such as gazpacho, ham, pescadito frito, and sherry.
Salmon with Caramelized Onions in Puff Pastry and Pepper Sauce
Salmon and caramelized onions are rolled inside puff pastry and baked until golden. Then creamy roasted pepper sauce is drizzled over the top.
Traditional Asturian Cheesecake Recipe
The northern Spanish region of Asturias produces wonderful cheeses. This traditional cheese cake recipe is made with fresh goat cheese, for which ricotta cheese may be substituted. Quick and easy to prepare in a single bowl, this cheese cake is baked for approximately 30 minutes. Decorate with fresh fruit or powdered sugar and serve after dinner or for brunch. It's a great make-ahead dessert.
Baked Chicken in Sweet Pepper and Almond Sauce Recipe
Pieces of chicken are baked in a smooth sauce made of peppers, onions, garlic and almonds.
St. Anthony Cake Recipe - Roscón de San Antonio
Light and fluffy wreath cake is filled with marzipan, and eaten on St. Anthony's feast day in January.
How to Chop Hard-Boiled Eggs Without the Mess
Many fillings, soups and stews in Spanish cooking use finely chopped hard-boiled eggs. Chopping the eggs on a cutting board is messy and takes too long. Use this simple trick that's easy and does not leave a mess to clean up.
Easy Chocolate Turrón Recipe
Easy to prepare, yet delicious chocolate turron is made with chocolate, chopped almonds and puffed rice.
Easy Spanish Adobo Recipes for Meat and Poultry
Adobos are simple to prepare marinades made with spices, oil and vinegar. Use them to flavor pork, red meats, poultry and game.
Spanish Dessert Recipes - St. John's Cake Recipe - Coca de Frutas de San Juan
Roasted Pepper Salad (Ensalada de Pimientos) Recipe
Three colors of roasted sweet peppers - red, yellow and green make a colorful addition to your table. After roasting and peeling, simply slice peppers in to strips and dress with olive oil and vinegar. Roast peppers ahead of time and freeze to prepare this healthy Mediterranean dish later.
Shrimp with Mushrooms, Garlic & Wine Appetizer Recipe
â€śSetasâ€ť or mushrooms are very popular in Spain. Many people drive or walk out to the countryside to pick them. The Fall is a great time for mushrooms and this dish is easy and quite delicious as a â€śtapa.â€ť Combine shrimp with garlic, white wine and mushrooms for a flavor that is quite delicious. Serve with slices of baguette.
Chocolate History and Origins in Spain
Chocolate is a delicacy from the New World that was brought back to Spain in the XVI century. Since then, the Spanish have had a love affair with chocolate and there is a long-established tradition of
Spanish Stews (Estofados Espanoles) Recipes
The Spanish eat plenty of soups and stews, especially in central Spain and the colder regions.
Spanish Cuisine Is a Mediterranean Diet
The Spanish eat a Mediterranean diet that contains plentiful amounts of fruits and vegetables, as well as fresh fish, and their main source of fat is olive oil, rich in monounsaturated fat. Learn more about the Mediterranean diet and why it is not only good tasting, but why researchers believe it is good for your health!
Spanish Baked Fish with Lemon Wine Sauce Recipe
Spanish Mediterranean recipes generally use fresh ingredients in uncomplicated dishes, like this one. Fresh white fish baked with lemon slices and white wine, create a light, lemony sauce. Because it is such a simple recipe, you can enjoy the flavors of the fish and the citrus. It also makes a great recipe for beginners in the kitchen. Toss a mixed green salad and make white or yellow rice as a side dish and you have a Spanish dinner. Pair with a light white wine.
Canary Islands History and Spanish Cuisine
A true culinary crossroads, the Canary Islands has a wonderful mix of Spanish, Latin American and African cuisines.
Basque Country Cuisine (El Pais Vasco)
The Basque Country is probably the most famous culinary area of Spain, with its' innovative chefs and create
Spanish Dessert Berry Topping Recipe
This simple fruit topping is easy to make and can be used on top of desserts such as â€śflanâ€ť and â€śnatillasâ€ť, or as a filling in a â€śBrazo Gitanoâ€ť cake roll. All it takes is simmering of a few cups of fresh or frozen fruit and some sugar and â€śListo Ya!â€ť Itâ€™s done. Refrigerate or freeze until ready to use.
Spanish Lamb Casserole Recipe - Caldereta De Cordero
Although officially called a casserole, this lamb dish reminds us more of a rich, thick lamb stew with loads of garlic. Prepare the
Simple Spanish Barbecued Ribs Recipe
Pork is a big part of the Spanish diet, and is eaten several times a week. When families and friends go on weekend trips to the
Spanish Fried Peppers and Onions Recipe
This dish is typically Spanish, and makes a simple, quick and easy tapa or side dish. Fry red or green peppers with onion slices to make a colorful addition to any meal. Served on a platter in the center of the table and invite everyone to spoon the mixture on slices of fresh rustic bread. Serve it with roast meat, steak, pork chops or fried or scrambled eggs.
Fruit Salad with Basil & Fresh Cheese Recipe - Ensalada de Fruta y Albahaca con Queso
This fruit salad is not a traditional Spanish salad with lettuce, vegetables, oil and wine vinegar, but instead includes lots of fresh fruit, fresh cheese, basil and slightly sweet balsamic vinegar. The combination makes it a nice accompaniment to a summer dinner of grilled meat.
Spanish Chorizo and Serrano Ham Pizza Recipe
Pizza is very popular all over the world, including Spain. As in Italy, pizza served in Spain has thin crust and is not overloaded with toppings. Our tapa version of this pizza includes Spanish chorizo sausage and Serrano ham, which gives it a distinctly Spanish flavor. Optionally, spicy Spanish pork chunks also make a great topping. Serve 6-8 as a tapa, or 4 as a main course.
Scrambled Eggs with Wild Asparagus Recipe
Wild asparagus or â€śesparragos triguerosâ€ť are found around Spain, but particularly in the northern area of Extremadura. â€śTriguerosâ€ť are a popular ingredient in home-style egg dishes or simply salted and grilled. This
Modified Paella Recipe for Saving Time
Paella for cheaters is a simple, stove top recipe for Spanish seafood and chicken with rice. Prepare it for 2-4 servings, when you are short on time, but do not want to sacrifice taste.
Brandy de Jerez - Spanish Brandy History
The Spanish have been producing distilled spirits since the 8th century, and enjoy drinking brandy. The Spanish brandy, which is famous the world over is Brandy de Jerez, from the region of Jerez or Sherry. The same region that produces the fortified wine also produces some of the finest brandy, using the same method, called Criaderas y Soleras. If you appreciate quality brandy, learn about Brandy de Jerez.
Spanish Salmon in Green Sauce Recipe
Green sauce, or â€śsalsa verdeâ€ť is a typical Spanish sauce and is usually served with fish. In this case, the sauce also includes green peppers, which gives it a beautiful green color. The salmon is sautĂ©ed in olive oil-flavored garlic and the sauce is prepared separately. It is a healthy and quick dish, perfect for a light spring or summer dinner.
Spanish Rice with Squid (Arroz con Calamares) Recipe
This is a good first course or side dish for a dinner. Rice with Squid has a great seafood flavor without the additional work of preparing a paella, and it could be served as a main course of a light dinner.
Spanish Chorizo Sausage Introduction
Chorizo is a sausage that has many different varieties and is eaten all over Spain, made with pork meat and paprika.
Valencia Cooking and Regional Spanish Cuisine
Valencia is well-known for its rice dishes, in particular
Fried Bread Crumbs (Migas de Pan) Recipe
A traditional Spanish shepherd's meal,
Spanish Pork Loin and Chorizo Recipe
Fresh boneless pork loin chops combined with Spanish chorizo sausage, onion, garlic, tomatoes and white wine to make a tasty, uncomplicated main course for your next Spanish dinner.
Catalan Salbitxada Sauce Appetizer Recipe
Catalan Salbitxada sauce is eaten with calcots, a special kind of green onion from Cataluna. Char-grilled green onions with Salbitxada sauce make both a good
Spanish Garlic Lemon Dipping Sauce Recipe
Garlic is an essential ingredient of the Spanish diet and this sauce has plenty of it. Combined with olive oil, lemon zest and juice it makes the perfect sauce for dipping shellfish or vegetables.
Dulce de Membrillo (Quince Paste) Information
Membrillo is a typical dessert eaten in Spain, although it is also served with toast at the breakfast table. Membrillo or Dulce de Membrillo is a sweet, very dense jelly made from the fruit of the quince tree.
Meatballs with Parsley Sauce Recipe
Meatballs in a simple, yet rich-tasting sauce made from beef broth, parsley and walnuts. What a great main course for any day of the week, regardless of the season! We recommend serving these delicious meatballs and sauce with home-fried potatoes or lots of crusty bread to soak up the sauce. These meatballs also make a good
Castilla-Leon Cooking and Regional Cuisine
Castilla-Leon, the largest area of Spain is known for its roast suckling lamb and pig, as well as hearty stews. Castilians also enjoy fish and seafood plates, and very traditional sweets with a religious past! Learn more about these dishes and more.
Spaghetti with Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe
Although pasta did not originate in Spain, spaghetti and various kinds of pasta are enjoyed all over Spain. This dish of Spaghetti with Shrimp in a Spicy Tomato Sauce combines typical Spanish ingredients â€“ tomatoes, onions, lots of garlic and smoked Spanish paprika. It's simple and quick to prepare.
Oven-Baked Rice from Valencia Recipe
This dish is traditionally baked in a ceramic dish and includes pieces of pork, morcilla blood sausage, garlic, tomatoes, potatoes and garbanzo beans. This traditional rice dish is so popular that Xŕtiva, a city near the coast in Valencia holds a festival in honor of arroz al horno.
Spanish Oxtails with Vegetables in Sherry Sauce Recipe
Oxtails in a rich sauce of carrots, onions, garlic and Spanish sherry makes a delicious main course, particularly for the fall and winter. Serve with home fried potatoes. This recipe uses a pressure cooker to reduce cooking time.
Fried Quail Eggs with Chorizo Recipe
â€śCojonudosâ€ť are another simple, but tasty â€śtapaâ€ť made by topping a slice of baguette with a fried quail egg and a slice of fried chorizo sausage. â€śCojonudosâ€ť loosely translated means â€śawesomeâ€ť and judging by their popularity in tapas bars Burgos, they must be! Their â€śsister tapaâ€ť is the â€ścojonuda,â€ť made with a small slice of morcilla (blood sausage) instead of chorizo sausage.
Spanish Pork Chops in White Wine Sauce Recipe
Pork is a favorite in Spain, and this pork dish is very easy. First, pork chops are sauteed in olive oil. Then, sliced onions and carrots are sauteed in the pan drippings. White wine is added to create the sauce.
Spanish Sauces (Salsas Espanolas) Recipe Index
In Spain, there is a wide variety of dishes. Every region or province has its own special dishes. Sometimes even individual towns have their own twist on regional dishes. Spanish sauces are no different. Most sauces originated in a particular region, but many have spread across the peninsula. Today there are over a half-dozen basic sauces broadly used in Spanish cooking, from
How to Cook the Perfect Paella - Choose the Cooking Method - Stove, BBQ or Gas Burner
Step 2 - Choose the Cooking Method - Stove, BBQ or Gas Burner
How to Cook the Perfect Paella - Prepare the Ingredients
Prepare the Ingredients for the Paella
How to Cook the Perfect Paella - Begin Cooking the Paella
Begin Cooking the Paella. Spanish Food.
How to Make the Perfect Paella - Add the Rice and Stir to Coat
Add the Rice to the Paella Mixta and Stir to Coat
How to Make Paella Mixta - Add Saffron and Broth - Simmer Rice
Add Saffron and Broth to Paella and Simmer Rice.
How to Make Paella Mixta - Remove from Heat and Let Paella Rest
When rice is cooked, remove from heat. Cover with aluminum foil, allowing paella to â€śrestâ€ť for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
How to Cook the Perfect Paella - Choose the Right Pan
Learn how to prepare the popular Spanish dish called
Salt Cod with Peppers and Onions Recipe
Salt cod sautéed in garlic-infused olive oil, then smothered in a
Shrimp with Cilantro Mojo Sauce Recipe
This quick and easy tapa of shrimp and dipping sauce can be prepared in about 20 minutes, and is guaranteed to satisfy the most ardent garlic lover. It also makes an attractive presentation due to the contrast between the red shrimp and the deep green of mojo.