Spanish Food Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Sautéed Peppers with Garlic, Eggplant and Potatoes Recipe
Sautéed Peppers with Garlic, Eggplant and Potatoes is a very quick and simple side dish that can be served with a variety of meats or chicken. We recommend that you try it with montados de lomo, sautéed pork loin steaks.

Spanish Mushrooms, Peppers and Garlic Recipe
Mushrooms and peppers sautéed with plenty of garlic is a versatile dish. It makes a good side dish to accompany meat, chicken or eggs, but can be served as a “tapa” with slices of rustic bread. Preparation is simply slicing the mushrooms, pepper and garlic, then sautéing them in olive oil.

Chicken-Stuffed Avocado (Aguacate) Recipe
Spanish paprika and black pepper spice up the chicken salad, which is stuffed into fresh avocado halves. Serve as a salad or light lunch.

Sardinas a la Santanderina (Sardines) Recipe
This dish is from Santander, on the north coast of Spain. Fresh sardines, fried and then sauteed with tomato sauce is a great dish to serve with warm bread to soak up the sauce.

Spanish Fish and Shellfish (Pescado y Marisco) Soup Recipe
Spanish love fish and seafood and no wonder - Spain is surrounded by water on three sides! This soup combines fish, clams and shrimp with rice for a rich and flavorful dish. It is a great way to start a meal.

Spanish Fried Chicken with Onions and Garlic Recipe
Pieces of chicken are pan-fried in olive oil, then onions and garlic are added and cooked until caramelized. This Spanish recipe is a family favorite that's easy enough for beginner cooks and teenage children to help with.

Spanish Beef Stew with Red Wine Recipe
Simple Spanish beef stew, full of carrots, onions and garlic. Crushed tomatoes and red wine add a deep color and rich flavor. Pressure cooker instructions included.

Easy Spanish Potatoes with Dressing - Patatas Alinadas
A traditional salad from Cadiz, Spain - Cold potato salad with onions, parsley, and boiled eggs is dressed simply with olive oil and vinegar.

Easy Chocolate-Orange Flan Recipe - Flan de Chocolate y Naranja
The classic Spanish custard dessert called

Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Recipe - Mousse de Chocolate y Avellanas
Easy, rich chocolate-hazelnut mousse, made with dark chocolate, egg whites and gelatin.

Spanish Beef with Peppers & Tomatoes Recipe – Ternera en Pimientos y Tomate
Small strips of beef sauteed with Peppers, Onions and Tomatoes is like the Spanish version of stir-fry.

Rice Pudding Rolls Recipe – Rollos de Arroz con Leche
White bread is rolled up with creamy rice pudding inside. Dip in egg and fry until golden brown and drizzle with honey

An Introduction to Spanish Food and Cooking
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Catalan Cream Recipe
Crema Catalana or Catalan Cream is Spanish for the dessert called crčme brulée in French. It is rich and creamy and melts in your mouth.

Spain and Its Regional Cuisines
Spain's cuisine varies from region to region, depending on the climate and cultures, as well as a little bit about the history. Read a bit about the location and climates of Spain and learn about the six culinary regions of Spain and what they are known for!

Crema Catalana - How to Make Catalan Cream


Crema Catalana Recipe - How to Make Catalan Cream


Crema Catalana - How to Make Catalan Cream
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How to Make Torrijas - Spanish Bread Pudding Recipe
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How to Make Torrijas - Spanish Bread Pudding
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How to Make Torrijas - Spanish Bread Pudding
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How to Make Torrijas - Spanish Bread Pudding
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How to Make Torrijas - Spanish Bread Pudding
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Spanish Wine-Poached Pears in Chocolate Recipe - Peras al Vino y Chocolate
Poach pears in white wine. Chill pears, then drizzle with melted chocolate. Serve cold.

Corbatas de Unquera Pastries Recipe - Easy Spanish Desserts


Easy Spanish Sweet Almond Soup Recipe - Sopa de Almendras
Traditional Christmas dessert from central Spain, made with ground almonds, milk, sugar and cinnamon.

How to Make Flan Step-By-Step With Photos
Flan is the classic Spanish vanilla custard with caramel sauce. This step-by-step recipe shows you how to prepare flan. Preparation only takes 20 minutes.

Making Flan Step 2 – Spoon Caramelized Sugar into Ramekins
Flan is the classic Spanish Vanilla Custard with Caramel Sauce. Although it is impressive to watch the flan popped out of the mold with the caramel sauce dripping down onto the plate, it is not difficult to make. Don't be intimidated! This step-by-step recipe shows you how to prepare flan, from caramelizing the sugar for sauce to baking it in the water bath. Preparation only takes 20 minutes. Bake for about an hour and chill for 1-2 hours. The most difficult thing is waiting for it to be ready!

Step 3 - Beat Eggs and Sugar
Flan is the classic Spanish Vanilla Custard with Caramel Sauce. Although it is impressive to watch the flan popped out of the mold with the caramel sauce dripping down onto the plate, it is not difficult to make. Don't be intimidated! This step-by-step recipe shows you how to prepare flan, from caramelizing the sugar for sauce to baking it in the water bath. Preparation only takes 20 minutes. Bake for about an hour and chill for 1-2 hours. The most difficult thing is waiting for it to be ready!

Making Flan Step 4 - Add Hot Cream to Egg Mixture
Flan is the classic Spanish Vanilla Custard with Caramel Sauce. Although it is impressive to watch the flan popped out of the mold with the caramel sauce dripping down onto the plate, it is not difficult to make. Don't be intimidated! This step-by-step recipe shows you how to prepare flan, from caramelizing the sugar for sauce to baking it in the water bath. Preparation only takes 20 minutes. Bake for about an hour and chill for 1-2 hours. The most difficult thing is waiting for it to be ready!

Making Flan Step 5 – Add Hot Water to Dish and Ladle Flan into Ramekins
Flan is the classic Spanish Vanilla Custard with Caramel Sauce. Although it is impressive to watch the flan popped out of the mold with the caramel sauce dripping down onto the plate, it is not difficult to make. Don't be intimidated! This step-by-step recipe shows you how to prepare flan, from caramelizing the sugar for sauce to baking it in the water bath. Preparation only takes 20 minutes. Bake for about an hour and chill for 1-2 hours. The most difficult thing is waiting for it to be ready!

Making Flan Step 6 – Bake in Water Bath for 50-60 Minutes
Flan is the classic Spanish Vanilla Custard with Caramel Sauce. Although it is impressive to watch the flan popped out of the mold with the caramel sauce dripping down onto the plate, it is not difficult to make. Don't be intimidated! This step-by-step recipe shows you how to prepare flan, from caramelizing the sugar for sauce to baking it in the water bath. Preparation only takes 20 minutes. Bake for about an hour and chill for 1-2 hours. The most difficult thing is waiting for it to be ready!

Making Flan Step 7 – Cool and Unmold to Serve
Flan is the classic Spanish Vanilla Custard with Caramel Sauce. Although it is impressive to watch the flan popped out of the mold with the caramel sauce dripping down onto the plate, it is not difficult to make. Don't be intimidated! This step-by-step recipe shows you how to prepare flan, from caramelizing the sugar for sauce to baking it in the water bath. Preparation only takes 20 minutes. Bake for about an hour and chill for 1-2 hours. The most difficult thing is waiting for it to be ready!

Tomato Bread Recipe – How to Make Pan Con Tomate
Tomato Bread 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.

Tomato Bread Recipe – How to Make Pan Con Tomate
Tomato Bread 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.

Tomato Bread Recipe – How to Make Pan Con Tomate
Tomato Bread 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.

Tomato Bread Recipe – How to Make Pan Con Tomate
Tomato Bread 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.

Tomato Bread Recipe – How to Make Pan Con Tomate
Tomato Bread 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.

Chicken Breast in Spanish Paprika Sauce Recipe
Chicken breasts in a rich Spanish paprika sauce make a wonderful main course or a tapa. Simply sauté the chicken breasts, then sauté and whirl paprika, onions and pepper to make the sauce. In about 40 minutes you have a colorful, very Spanish main course. To make this recipe into a tapa, cut the chicken breasts into small pieces and serve with the paprika sauce atop baguette slices. Since this dish keep well, make it ahead for a dinner party or a casual celebration.

Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes (Tomates Rellenos de Atun) Recipe
Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes is a fresh and light dish that makes a great main course for lunch or can replace a salad at dinner.

Castellon Coca Recipe - Coca de Castellon
Sweet and simple coca, or cake made with potatoes instead of flour. Mash potatoes, eggs, ground almonds and sugar. Bake and dust with powdered sugar.

Spanish Cheesecake from Ibiza Recipe - Flaó
Flaó, as it is called on the island of Ibiza is a traditional, very simple-to-make cheesecake, with an unusual flavor combination. The crust is made using both anise liqueur and anise seeds. Then, the filling is prepared with

Asturian Almond Pastry Recipe - Carbayones de Asturias
Carbayones are a traditional Asturian dessert, consisting of a thin crust made with puff pastry. They are filled with a mixture of ground almonds, eggs, and sweet wine (or cognac). Bake until golden and cover with a lemon glaze.

Rosquillas de San Isidro - St. Isidore Ring Cookies
These traditional

Easy Spanish Yogurt Blueberry Quesada Recipe – Quesada de Yogurt Recipe
An Asturian dessert,

Asparagus with Alioli Recipe - Esparragos con Alioli - Recipe for Asparagus with Alioli Sauce
Asparagus is a great side dish for any Spanish menu, especially in spring when the harvest is at its peak. This recipe combines fresh, green asparagus with a favorite sauce - garlicky Alioli.

Mallorcan-Style Eggplant Recipe - Berenjenas a la Mallorquina
Berenjenas a la Mallorquina or Mallorcan-Style Eggplant is a great side dish that includes ground pork, garic, onion and diced Serrano ham.

Bizcocho with Strawberries in Port Wine Sauce - Easy Spanish Desserts
When strawberries are in season, there's nothing more delightful than enjoying freshly sliced strawberries over a bit of cake. This recipe adds a bit of Spanish flair by using light Spanish Bizcocho and soaking the strawberries in a sweet Port wine sauce.

Green Beans with Garlic Recipe - Alubias Verdes con Ajo - Recipe for Green Beans with Garlic
Green Beans with Garlic is a simple and easy recipe that uses nothing but fresh ingredients - green beans and garlic! Try it as a side dish tonight.

Quick and Easy Roasted Paprika Potatoes Recipe – Patatas con Pimenton Recipe - Recipe for Roasted Paprika Potatoes
Roasted potatoes combined with paprika are the perfect complement to a Spanish meal. Using a microwave to speed up roasting time, you can cook up these potatoes in less than a half hour. Now that's quick and easy!

Spanish Sauce - Roasted Pepper Garlic Mayonnaise Recipe - Mayonesa de Ajo y Pimientos Asados - Pepper Garlic Mayonnaise
The intense red-orange color and smooth texture of this sauce is very attractive and the pepper-garlic flavor is even better! It is very simple to make and can be spread on a sandwich, used as a dipping sauce or drizzled on fish, meat or vegetables.

Shrimp-Pomegranate-Avocado Salad Recipe - Recipe for Shrimp Pomegranate Avocado Salad
This salad is not only eye-catching, but is great-tasting. The ruby red pomegranate seeds combine with the green lettuce and the yellow and green avocado, not to mention the pink shrimp. All the ingredients are grown in the Mediterranean and are in season in the Fall, making it a great choice for holiday dining.

Spanish Vegetable Soup Recipe - Menestra de Verduras
“Menestra de verduras” is a wonderful dish, full of fresh vegetables and little bits of Serrano ham. Simply use whatever vegetables are in season at the time. So, you might substitute spinach, swiss chard, asparagus, leek or faba beans.

Spanish Tropical Salad Recipe - Ensalada Tropical - Recipe for Spanish Fruit Salad


Ropa Vieja Recipe - Spanish Garbanzo and Meat Stew Recipe
Ropa vieja is a class Spanish dish, made with tender beef that can be shredded with the touch of a fork is served with garbanzo beans, sautéed in onions and garlic. Fried eggs, fried green peppers and chunks of fried potatoes can be added to the dish just before serving. Ropa vieja is a hearty dish for the cooler months.

Spanish Lamb Meatballs with Mushroom Sauce - Albondigas de Cordero con Salsa de Champinones
Meatballs are a favorite around the world, including Spain. These easy meatballs are made with ground lamb, and a simple sauce made with beef broth, sliced mushrooms and a bit of flour. Serve over rice or home-fried potatoes. Substitute the lamb for beef if you prefer.

Spanish Stewed Meatballs Recipe - Albondigas Guisadas
A classic, served all over Spain. Fry meatballs, then cook in a sauce made of tomatoes, onions, garlic, carrots, peas, white wine and brandy.

Madrid-Style Beef Stew Recipe - Estofado de Ternera Madrilena
Stews are a traditional Spanish dish. Chunks of beef are simmered with onions, garlic, peppercorns and white wine. A touch of vinegar, fried green peppers and potatoes accompany the stew.

Chuletas de Cerdo con Pimientos, Ajo y Salsa Balsamico - Pork Chops with Roasted Peppers, Garlic and Balsamic Sauce
Pork chops are cooked in a few tablespoons of olive oil, then sautéed with roasted red peppers, garlic and just a touch of brandy. Then, they are served with the flavorful pan juices and a bit of sweet and sour balsamic syrup to give them that tangy flavor.

Spanish Beans and Adobado Pork Recipe - Alubias con Cerdo Adobado
Marinated pork in spices, together with red beans make a flavorful stew - a solid one-course meal for cold weather. Cubes of pork are marinated overnight in

Olla Podrida Burgalesa Recipe
Traditional bean stew with pork. Red beans are simmered with pork, Spanish chorizo and morcilla sausages, as well as dumplings, called relleno.

Basque Pepper Omelet Recipe - Piperrada con Huevos
Piperrada is a sauce made of onions, peppers and tomatoes, typical of the Basque Country. It can be served with a variety of fish or meat, including tuna. This easy omelet recipe combines

Asturian-Style Beef in White Wine Sauce Recipe - Carne Gobernada Recipe


Recipe for Valencian Prawns - Langostinos Valencianos
This recipe originates in the region of Valencia, Spain. It is simple, very colorful and flavorful. Prawns and mussels are sauteed with onion and garlic, then cooked in a white wine-tomato sauce. Serve with rice and you have a meal in 30 minutes.

Meat Stuffed Red Peppers Recipe - Recipe for Pimientos Rellenos de Carne - Meat Stuffed Red Peppers
The Spanish love peppers and prepare them in many different ways. This meat stuffed pepper recipe uses ground meat as the stuffing for roasted red peppers. They are breaded and fried, then accompanied by a rich-tasting onion sauce.

Rioja-Style Chicken Recipe - Pollo a la Riojana Recipe
This chicken recipe comes from the region of La Rioja, in the North of Spain, hence the name

Seafood Pasta with Tomato Sauce Recipe - Pasta con Marisco y Salsa de Tomate
Pasta tossed with a light tomato-white wine sauce made with a mixture of seafood and clams, onions and garlic. Perfect light meal for warm weather.

Navarra Style Trout Recipe - Trucha a la Navarra - Recipe for Trout Navarra Style with Serrano Ham
Navarra Style Trout is simply fresh trout stuffed with salty Spanish Serrano ham and lightly fried in olive oil. Squeeze a fresh lemon on top and you have a delicious main course that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.

Spanish Shrimp and Fish with Rice Recipe - Arroz con Pescado y Gambas
Quick and easy rice main courses. Short or medium grain rice makes a wonderful, very typical Spanish

Bacalao Ajoarriero Recipe - Ajoarriero a la Antigua - Garlic-Tomato Salt Cod
Salt cod or

Spanish Paprika Fish Recipe - Pescado al Pimenton
This simple Spanish recipe combines two ingredients that the Spanish love to eat - fish and paprika. Lightly fried fish is drizzled with a sauce made of Spanish paprika, vinegar and lemon juice. Serve with white rice or home-fried potatoes.

Easy Peach Flan Recipe - Flan de melocotón
Peaches give a fresh flavor to this cool and creamy Spanish flan. Simple, no-bake recipe.

Blueberry Cream Cheese Flan Recipe - Flan de Queso Casero con Frutas de Bosque
If you like cheesecake, you'll love this flan. It is super simple to make - mix sugar, eggs, cream cheese and milk. Divide mixture into 6 dishes and toss in a handful of blueberries, then bake in a water bath. The result is a rich and creamy flan dotted with fresh blueberries.

Spanish Rice Pudding Cake Recipe - Tarta de Arroz con Leche
Traditional rice pudding is updated with gelatine and egg whites to make firm

Shrimp a la Cortesana Recipe - Gambas a la Cortesana
Garlicky shrimp cooked with dry sherry, pepper flakes and cilantro. This is a perfect recipe for a beginner cook. Serve as a tapa or main course.

Cold Spanish Stuffed Piquillo Peppers Recipe - Easy Stuffed Piquillo Pepper Tapas
Diminutive piquillo peppers are the perfect size for stuffing to make individual tapas. Grilled salmon is flaked, then mixed with mayonnaise and Spanish paprika. Spoon the salmon mixture into the piquillo peppers for a quick and easy summer tapa, or cold first course.

Easy Tapas - Spanish Tuna and Anchovies Tapas Recipe
Simple tuna salad is mounded on slices of baguette and then topped with anchovy fillets. Make this tapa in about 10 minutes, without cooking. It's great for last minute entertaining.

Spanish Tapas Recipes - Pescado Adobado Recipe – Recipe for Fried Adobado Fish - Tapas Recipes
Although this dish can be a main course, it fits the bill for a

Bacalao Omelet Recipe - Tortilla de Bacalao
The Spanish make a large variety of

Paprika Potatoes with Garlic Recipe - Patatas Pimenton con Ajillo
Paprika Potatoes with Garlic is a very typical first course in northern Spain. The slices of potatoes are flavored with Spanish paprika and garlic, and has broth, but is not quite a soup. It is an easy, classic Spanish first course, that is perfect to start dinner on chilly evenings.

Steamed Asparagus with Serrano Ham and Dipping Sauce Recipe - Esparragos con Jamon Serrano
Green or white asparagus, the Spanish enjoy both. However, fresh steamed asparagus is a springtime treat, that is easy to prepare and tastes wonderful. Pair it with Spanish Serrano ham and garlicky dipping sauce, and you have a simple, elegant side dish.

Garbanzo Bean Balls with Sauce Recipe - Bolas de Garbanzos
These fried garbanzo balls are an easy Spanish tapa. Mash cooked garbanzo beans with garlic and spices, then bread and fry. Serve with a dipping sauce.

Vegetable Coca Recipe - Coca de Verduras - Coca Catalan
Cocas are typical flatbreads of Cataluna, similar to pizzas. Top with cheese, sliced tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, asparagus and caramelized onions.

Patatas a la Importancia Recipe - Recipe for Patatas a la Importancia - Spanish Important Potatoes


White Beans with Vinaigrette Sauce Recipe – Alubias con Salsa Vinagreta Recipe
White Beans with Vinaigrette Sauce, “Alubias con Salsa Vinagreta” in Spanish is a simple and quick Spanish “tapa,” especially good in the summertime. White beans are simply combined with onion, pepper, oil and vinegar. Serve in a bowl with some crusty bread. Double the recipe and serve as a first course salad for four.

Cazuelitas de Bacalao Tapa Recipe - Salt Cod and Potato Spread Recipe - Tapas Recipes
Salt cod, potatoes, onions and garlic mixed with white wine and spices combine to make a tasty spread. Eat on a slice of warm rustic bread as an appetizer with a glass of white wine.

Tapas - Boiled Prawns Recipe - Langostinos Cocidos - Recipe for Boiled Prawns


Spanish Tapas - Olives a la Madrilene – Aceitunas a la Madrileña
Olives a la Madrilene or in Spanish,

Spanish Tapas - Easy Pancetta-Stuffed Mushrooms - Champinones Rellenos de Panceta Adobado Tapa
Finely chopped Spanish

Easy Tapas - Red Peppers with Anchovies Recipe - Pimientos de Piquillo con Anchoas
Looking for a quick and tasty

Tapas - Shrimp-Stuffed Peppers Recipe - Recipe for Pimientos de Piquillo Rellenos de Gambas
Roasted piquillo peppers are the perfect size to stuff and make a great

San Jacobo Tapa Recipe - Spanish San Jacobo Recipe
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Warm Serrano Ham on Toast Recipe - Alpargata Tapa - Spanish Tapa Recipe
The Alpargata - Serrano ham is warmed on a piece of toast, which has been rubbed with tomato to keep it a bit moist. It is warm, salty and very hard to eat just one! It is also a wonderful dish for a light lunch or afternoon snack.

Chorizo, Red Wine, Potatoes and Cabbage Soup Recipe - Spanish Chorizo and Red Wine Soup Recipe
In Spain, chorizo sausage is often used as an ingredient in stews and soups, as well as cooked in red wine and served with rustic bread. This simple-to-prepare dish bakes a combination of fresh chorizo and red wine with potatoes, cabbage, onion and carrots. It is a wonderful first course or main course, particularly in colder weather.

Spanish Zucchini Soup Recipe - Pure de Calabacin
This simple and easy soup is made almost entirely of gently sauteed vegetables and broth. Beaten eggs added at the end of cooking help create a thick and smooth consistency. It has a rich vegetable flavor, and is a good recipe for novice cooks.

Spanish Almond Soup Recipe - Sopa de Almendras Salada
From Andalucia, this traditional almond soup is delicious. Crushed almonds, onions, peppers, broth and milk combine to make a hot, creamy soup.

Basque Leek & Vegetable Soup Recipe - Porrusalda


Easy Sopa Tostada Recipe - Easy Spanish Toasted Soup Recipe - Recipe for Sopa Tostada de Castilla-La Mancha
Sautéed onions and garlic swim in hot chicken broth, and a piece of crispy toast topped with melted cheese floats on the surface. Just what you need on a cold winter day, right? This easy soup recipe takes about 30 minutes to prepare and it's sure to satisfy you up any day of the year.

Spanish Bean and Chorizo Soup Recipe - Sopa de Aluvias y Chorizo Espanol - Spanish Soup Recipe
At their large midday meal, the Spanish generally eat soup as a first course. This soup is a tasty and easy version of Eugenia's bean soup, complete with Spanish chorizo and vegetables. Traditionally, this soup would be made with dried garbanzo beans, which must be soaked overnight and cooked for over an hour. To reduce cooking time, this recipe uses canned beans.

Spanish Garlic LemonChicken Recipe - Pollo con Ajo y Limon
Garlic and citrus are two common ingredients in the cuisines around the Mediterranean, and truly delicious when combined together. Chicken baked in a sauce of garlic cloves and lemon slices with white wine is very flavorful, but not overpowering. Served with rice or potatoes to soak up the sauce, it makes a solid main course.

Spanish White Bean and Feta Salad Recipe - Spanish Bean Salad Recipe
Beans are a staple in Spain and served as the primary ingredient in this quick and easy Spanish salad, full of typical Mediterranean ingredients. Cucumber, red pepper, onion, garlic, olives and goat cheese combine with the beans and oil and vinegar dressing to create a zesty salad treat for summer meals.

Simple Spanish Salad Recipe - Ensalada Sencilla
This salad is very commonly eaten in Spain during the summer. Similar to the ensalada mixta, it has fewer ingredients, is a snap to make and is very attractive - not to mention tasty and refreshing.

Spanish Seafood Salad Recipe Jose's version - Salpicon de Marisco de Jose
Chilled shrimp, mussels, crab and fish mixed with fresh bell pepper, onions, corn and olives dressed with olive oil and vinegar make a refreshing first course during warm summer months. Jose's version adds a secret ingredient - mint leaves.

Spanish Caramelized Peppers Recipe - Pimientos Caramelizados
Sweet red peppers are finely chopped, then simmered in a mixture of vinegar, sugar and water until reduced to a syrup. Caramelized peppers have a unique sweet and sour flavor, that can be used in tapas or desserts. Once cooled, the peppers can be spread on salads, toast or soft cheese.

Balsamic Syrup Recipe - Salsa Vinagre Balsamico
Modern Spanish cuisine integrates many ingredients from regional Spanish recipes, as well as other countries into dishes. This Balsamic Vinegar Sauce is a good example of contemporary Spanish food. The sauce can be used to decorate, as well as to add a sweet and tangy taste to salads, tapas and desserts.

Spanish Sauce Recipe – Salsa Espanola
This easy Spanish Sauce is one of the most popular sauces in Spain, used to accompany meat. Simple, healthy and easy to prepare, it includes onions, carrots and a leak combined with beef broth, then it is pureed. Serve with roast beef, grilled steaks, or even beef kabobs.

Spanish Fardelejos Recipe - Traditional Spanish Desserts
Fardelejos are small pocket pastries. They are made of a flaky, thin crust filled with a mixture of ground almonds, eggs, sugar and lemon. Once sealed shut, the fardelejos are fried, then dusted with powdered sugar. They are especially popular at Christmas.

Easy Yemas de Santa Teresa - Yemas de Avila Recipe


Carnival Ears Recipe - Orejas de Carnaval
Orejas (

Mini-Palmera Pastry Recipe - Palmeras de Hojaldre


Bartolillos Recipe - Cream-Filled Spanish Tarts - Spanish Desserts
A favorite dessert in the Madrid region, Bartolillos are small triangular tarts that are lightly fried and crunchy on the outside, with rich creamy filling on the inside. Bartolillos are a classic Spanish dessert, perfect for the mid-afternoon

Bunuelos de Calabaza Recipe - Spanish Pumpkin Fritters
The Spanish word

Easy Spanish Dessert - Honey-Covered Leaves Recipe - Miel Sobre Hojuelas
The simple Spanish delicacy called

Spanish Pumpkin Dessert Recipe - Arnadi de calabaza de Valencia


Churros with Strawberries and Cream Recipe - Spanish Desserts - Churros con Fresas
May is the month for strawberries, so strawberry desserts are very popular for Mother’s Day and for graduations. Our own creation, this strawberry dessert is not a traditional Spanish recipe, but combines elements found in many Spanish desserts – custard, whipped cream and fruit with a favorite - churros.

Spanish Dessert Recipes - Spanish Fruit Trifle Recipe - Recipe for Bizcochos Borrachos
The Spanish Fruit Trifle is a dessert that includes thick, creamy egg custard, a layer of liqueur-soaked lady fingers, and slices of fresh fruit drizzled with orange glaze. Colorful and attractive, as well as completely satisfying to those with a sweet tooth. The secret ingredient is a Spanish liqueur called

Spanish Dessert Recipes - Pan de Calatrava Recipe - Recipe for Calatrava Bread Pudding - Pan de Calatrava
If you love flan, you'll love this delicious Calatrava Bread Pudding. It is soft, creamy flan with biscotti or toasts on the inside. Serve warm or cold with whipped cream. It is an easy recipe that you can make ahead of time.

Pears in Wine - Peras al Vino - Spanish Desserts
This delicious dessert recipe originates from the

Canary Islands Sweet Potato Turnovers Recipe - Recipe for Truchas de Navidad de las Canarias - Spanish Dessert Recipes
Sweet potato mixed with ground almonds, lemon zest and anise make the filling for these delicious traditional Christmas treats from the Canary Islands. Baked or fried, they are delicious when dusted with powdered sugar and eaten warm. Called

Easy Spanish Yogurt Quesada Recipe – Quesada de Yogurt Recipe - Quesada Asturiana
Quesada is an Asturian dessert, traditionally made from goat milk or fresh cheese called

Conejo al Salmorejo Recipe – Rabbit in Salmorejo Sauce Recipe - Recipe for Conejo al Salmorejo
This rabbit in salmorejo sauce is a typical dish from the Canary Islands. The rabbit is first marinated in wine, vinegar, garlic and spices, then fried in olive oil. The sauce is heated and the rabbit is simmered in the sauce until tender. Serve this rabbit dish with roasted potatoes.

Spanish Stew Rabbit Hunter-Style Recipe - Recipe for Conejo a la Cazadora
Rabbit is served often in Spain, at home and in restaurants, especially in Castilla. This stew combines Spanish Serrano ham, bacon and mushrooms with a sauce of cognac and white wine for a hearty and delicious meal. If you want, substitute chicken and you’ll still be dipping bread into the wonderfully rich sauce.

Spanish Venison Stew with Potatoes Recipe - Venado con Patatas
Spanish venison stew with garlic, onion, carrots, potatoes and smokey paprika is delicious. Perfect for a cool fall or winter evening.

Duck Confit with Red Wine Sauce, Mushrooms and Grapes Recipe
A savory-sweet recipe of duck legs (confit), drizzled with a rich red wine sauce. Serve with a relish of sautéed onion, mushrooms and grapes on the side.

Top 3 Spanish Food Cookbooks
There are 3 stand-out cookbooks for Spanish cuisine, and they deserve space on your bookshelf.

Top Spanish Rice Main Course Recipes
The Spanish eat lots of rice, especially in and around the region of Valencia, which is famous for paella.

How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado Step-by-Step
How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado. The Spanish love roast suckling lamb, especially in Central and Northern Spain. It is simple to roast a suckling lamb. If it's not available from your butcher, purchase a leg of lamb and prepare it like the Spanish do - roasted slowly with garlic and olive oil. Serve the lamb with roast or fried potatoes.

How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado Step-by-Step
How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado. The Spanish love roast suckling lamb, especially in Central and Northern Spain. It is simple to roast a suckling lamb. If it's not available from your butcher, purchase a leg of lamb and prepare it like the Spanish do - roasted slowly with garlic and olive oil. Serve the lamb with roast or fried potatoes.

How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado Step-by-Step
How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado. The Spanish love roast suckling lamb, especially in Central and Northern Spain. It is simple to roast a suckling lamb. If it's not available from your butcher, purchase a leg of lamb and prepare it like the Spanish do - roasted slowly with garlic and olive oil. Serve the lamb with roast or fried potatoes.

Book Review - The Book of Tapas by Simone and Ines Ortega
The Book of Tapas is a small, hardbound cookbook with over 250 easy-to-prepare tapas recipes and includes many mouth-watering photographs.

Book Review 1080 Recipes - Authentic Traditional Recipes of Spain - Simone Ortega and Ines Ortega
A simple, practical Spanish cookbook with 1080 recipes from appetizers to desserts. Updated recipes were translated into English and modified for the US market in the 2007 edition. This is an essential cookbook for an Spanish food lover.

Traditional Spanish Desserts for Carnival
A list of traditional sweets eaten during carnaval in Spain, including bunuelos, leche frita, orejas and tortillas de carnaval.

Quick and Easy Spanish Main Courses - Easy Spanish Recipes
Between traffic jams, shuttling the kids to and from sports and driving to piano lessons, weeknight schedules don't allow much time for cooking. Yet most of us prefer home-cooked meals to fast food dining. So, we put together our list of quick and easy main courses that use ingredients that nearly everyone has in the pantry or all supermarkets carry.

Top Shrimp Tapas Recipes - Spanish Shrimp Tapas List
The list of the top shrimp tapas must start with one of the most popular tapa in Spain must be

Easy Tapas - How to Dress up Olives for a Tapas Treat
Green and black pitted olives can be marinated with a variety of ingredients - from simple oil and vinegar to lemon, oranges, anchovies and hot peppers. They are easy to prepare, and pair well with wine, beer and cocktails.

Spanish Tapas - How to Make Tigres Step-by-Step - Spanish Stuffed Mussels Tapas
If you have ever been to Spain, you’ve most likely tasted “tigres,” mussels that have been stuffed, breaded and fried. Although you may see them in

Making Tigres - Clean and Cook the Mussels
If you have ever been to Spain, you’ve most likely tasted “tigres,” mussels that have been stuffed, breaded and fried. Although you may see them in

Making Tigres - Chop the Mussels, Onion and Garlic
If you have ever been to Spain, you’ve most likely tasted “tigres,” mussels that have been stuffed, breaded and fried. Although you may see them in

Making Tigres - Make the Béchamel Sauce
If you have ever been to Spain, you’ve most likely tasted “tigres,” mussels that have been stuffed, breaded and fried. Although you may see them in

Making Tigres - Fill the Mussel Shells
If you have ever been to Spain, you’ve most likely tasted “tigres,” mussels that have been stuffed, breaded and fried. Although you may see them in

Making Tigres - Bread and Fry the Tigres
If you have ever been to Spain, you’ve most likely tasted “tigres,” mussels that have been stuffed, breaded and fried. Although you may see them in

Parts of a Serrano Ham Leg - What You Need to Know About a Jamon Serrano Before Slicing
Jamon Serrano or Serrano Ham is the salty, air-cured ham from Spain. Whole Serrano hams are shipped around the world, prized for their rich flavor. They are not cheap, so before slicing into one, it's important to know the parts of the ham in order to cut it correctly. Stored and sliced properly, a whole ham can last a family several months.

Tips on Using a Pressure Cooker to Speed up Cooking Time of Spanish Food
Like everywhere else, the pace of life has quickened in Spain and women don’t have endless hours to cook a stew or a pot of beans. In fact, no self-respecting Spanish housewife would be without her

Varieties of Wild Mushrooms in Spain - Setas in Spain
Wild mushrooms are called

Wines of the Basque Country - Vinos del Pais Vasco - Txakoli
The Basque Country, or el Pais Vasco is famous for its tapas or

Queimada - Fire Drink and Ritual of Galicia - Queimada - Galician Fire Drink and Ritual
The “fire drink” 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

Peppers - Pimientos Essential Ingredient of Spanish Food
Peppers are native to the Americas, but the Spanish quickly incorporated them into their daily diet. Today they are an essential ingredient in Spanish food and are used as a spice, or prepared in many different way - roasted and stuffed or sauteed with onions and garlic, or eaten raw in salads. Our list of Spanish pepper recipes may surprise you.

Spanish Mother's Day Menu - Spanish Style Mother's Day Menu
Are you having mom over for Mother’s Day? Would you like to make a meal that she will remember? Or, maybe you are a mother and you would like your family to prepare a special meal for you?! Try these Spanish dishes for a fabulously tasty meal that is not difficult to make.

Easy Spanish Tapas Recipe - Langostinos with Sauces - Recipe for Langostinos with Spanish Sauces
If ever there were a simple, make-ahead tapa, this is it! First, prepare a Spanish sauce or two, like rich, delicious romesco sauce, made with roasted red peppers, almonds and olive oil. Then, boil whole “langostinos” and cool. Serve the sauces on the side and let everyone peel and dip the “langostinos” in the sauce of their choice!

Gastronomic Societies in the Basque Country, Txokos
The Basque Country has a unique type of society, which revolves around the communal preparation and sharing of meals. It is called a

Cecina – Spanish Cured, Air-Dried Beef - Cecina de Leon


Spanish Food FAQ - Is Spanish Food Spicy?
Many times people ask if Spanish food is anything like the cuisines of Latin America? Quite often, people ask if it is spicy like many Mexican dishes are. The answer is – no, not really.

Spanish Cheeses - Mixed Milk Cheeses - Cabrales, Valdeon, Picon
Mixed milk cheeses are generally produced with milk from two or three kinds of animals. These cheeses are some of the best that Spain has to offer, especially Cabrales blue cheese, which the Spanish will assure you rivals French Roquefort cheese.

Spanish Cheeses - Sheep's Milk Cheese
Sheep's milk cheeses are generally cured cheeses and come from the North of Spain. They are some of the best cheeses to use for tapas tasting.

Spanish Botas - Wineskins for Spanish Wine
Learn Spanish wineskins or

Spanish Wine Vintage Charts - Which Vintage of Spanish Wine is Good?
It happens to all of us, doesn't it? We enjoy a bottle of Spanish wine of a certain vintage, but when we go to the store to purchase more, that vintage is gone. Should we buy the same wine of the next vintage? Check the Spanish wine vintage charts to see how the experts rated the vintage year from that Denomination of Origin.

Pacharan Liqueur - Patxaran Liqueur -
Patxaran in Basque, or Pacharán in Spanish is a liqueur that originally made from the blackthorn or sloe berries that grow wild in Navarra, a region in the north of Spain. Pacharán (Spanish) is now a very popular liqueur all over Spain. It is served very cold without ice at the end of a meal.

Porron - Spanish Wine Pitcher - Porron for Spanish Wine
The Spanish have a special wine decanter called a

Wine Tasting in the D.O. Utiel-Requena - La Ruta del Vino de Utiel-Requena - Catas de Vino
The Denomination of Origin of Utiel-Requena has grown in the last twenty years. The region is within 50 km of Valencia, capital city of the Autnomous Community. Although there are quite a few wineries in Utiel-Requena, the area is small, making it a perfect region for a

Wines from Spain - Spanish Wines - Spanish Wine Regions - Vinos de Espana
In Spain wine is served daily at the large midday meal, as well as at dinner. Quality Spanish wine is not hard to find in Spain or anywhere in the world and generally will not empty your wallet. There is a

Spanish Wines - Wines from La Rioja - Wines from Spain - Spanish Wine Regions
Learn about wines from the region of La Rioja, Northen Spain.

Spanish Main Course Recipes for Lent - Lenten Recipes from Spain - Spanish Lenten Main Course Recipes
Spain is a Catholic country and during the season of Lent, the 40 days before Easter, Catholics abstain from eating meat on Fridays. If you are looking for a meatless main course recipe for Lent, check these ideas for Lenten recipes!

Glossary of Spanish Cooking Methods - Meat, Fish and Poultry
Find definitions and explanations of the cooking methods for meat, fish and poultry that you would see on a menu or in a cookbook.

Grades of Spanish Olive Oil
Olive oil is an integral part of Spanish cooking and has been since the time of the Phoenicians and Greeks. There are different varieties of olives and olive oil, as well as differing grades or quality of olive oil. Learn about the official grades and why Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the best!

Spanish Spring Brunch Menu
The following brunch menu includes an

Spanish Food Videos - Videos on Spanish Food - How to Prepare Spanish Food via Videos
If you like watch cooking shows on television, you'll like these About videos with step-by-step instructions for how to prepare some of the most famous Spanish food recipes, as well as recipes that use traditional Spanish ingredients, but have a modern twist. Don't worry about taking notes while watching because a text transcript of each video is included below the video.

How to Host a Holiday Tapas Cocktail Party - Spanish Tapas Party
Want to do something different this holiday season, but not sure what? Throw a Tapas Cocktail Party! About's Guide to Entertaining helped put together this

Montados, The Simplest Tapa - Montaditos - Easy Tapas Recipes
For the Spanish, a

Latillas - Little Cans of Spain - Canned Spanish Seafood - Latillas, Instant Tapas
Spanish love seafood. Fish, shellfish and mollusks are a regular part of the traditional Spanish diet.

Eating out in Spain - Restaurant Ratings in Spain - Food & Drink in Spain
Restaurants, cafeterias and bars in Spain display their

Asparagus - Esparrago in Spanish Food - Asparagus a Seasonal Food
Popular in Spain, asparagus or in Spanish

Nisperos - Loquats - Medlars - Seasonal Fruit in Spain
Although not originally from Spain, the

Stocking a Spanish Kitchen - Spanish Cooking Basics
Do you have the basic kitchen tools for preparing Spanish food? This is a list of basic equipment for your Spanish kitchen.

How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado Step-by-Step
How to Roast Suckling Lamb or Lechazo Asado. The Spanish love roast suckling lamb, especially in Central and Northern Spain. It is simple to roast a suckling lamb. If it's not available from your butcher, purchase a leg of lamb and prepare it like the Spanish do - roasted slowly with garlic and olive oil. Serve the lamb with roast or fried potatoes.

Definition of Desayuno - Spanish Food
Spanish for

How to Roast Peppers Step-by-Step - Easy Way to Roast Peppers - Roasting Peppers the Easy Way
Roasting peppers is simple and takes about 30 minutes start to finish. They are a traditional food in Spanish cuisine, used as an ingredient or eaten with olive oil and garlic. Char any kind of fresh pepper on a barbecue grill or under the broiler, then peel. Use them right away or place in a plastic bag and freeze for later. Not only are peppers roasted at home more tasty, they are much more economical than those purchased at the store.

How to Roast Peppers Step-by-Step - Easy Way to Roast Peppers - Roasting Peppers the Easy Way
Roasting peppers is simple and takes about 30 minutes start to finish. They are a traditional food in Spanish cuisine, used as an ingredient or eaten with olive oil and garlic. Char any kind of fresh pepper on a barbecue grill or under the broiler, then peel. Use them right away or place in a plastic bag and freeze for later. Not only are peppers roasted at home more tasty, they are much more economical than those purchased at the store. Page 2.

How to Roast Peppers Step-by-Step - Easy Way to Roast Peppers - Roasting Peppers the Easy Way
Roasting peppers is simple and takes about 30 minutes start to finish. They are a traditional food in Spanish cuisine, used as an ingredient or eaten with olive oil and garlic. Char any kind of fresh pepper on a barbecue grill or under the broiler, then peel. Use them right away or place in a plastic bag and freeze for later. Not only are peppers roasted at home more tasty, they are much more economical than those purchased at the store. Page 3.

How to Roast Peppers Step-by-Step - Easy Way to Roast Peppers - Roasting Peppers the Easy Way
Roasting peppers is simple and takes about 30 minutes start to finish. They are a traditional food in Spanish cuisine, used as an ingredient or eaten with olive oil and garlic. Char any kind of fresh pepper on a barbecue grill or under the broiler, then peel. Use them right away or place in a plastic bag and freeze for later. Not only are peppers roasted at home more tasty, they are much more economical than those purchased at the store. Page 4.

How to Roast Peppers Step-by-Step - Easy Way to Roast Peppers - Roasting Peppers the Easy Way
Roasting peppers is simple and takes about 30 minutes start to finish. They are a traditional food in Spanish cuisine, used as an ingredient or eaten with olive oil and garlic. Char any kind of fresh pepper on a barbecue grill or under the broiler, then peel. Use them right away or place in a plastic bag and freeze for later. Not only are peppers roasted at home more tasty, they are much more economical than those purchased at the store. Page 5.

Definition of A la parrilla - Spanish Food
charcoal grilled. Also known as a la brasa

Provincial Wine Museum in Peñafiel Castle, Valladolid - Museo Provincial del Vino, Castillo de Peñafiel in Valladolid
Spanish Food. Page 12.

Provincial Wine Museum in Peñafiel Castle, Valladolid - Museo Provincial del Vino, Castillo de Peñafiel in Valladolid
Provincial Wine Museum in Peńafiel Castle, Valladolid or Museo Provincial del Vino, Castillo de Peńafiel en Valladolid is a

Provincial Wine Museum in Peñafiel Castle, Valladolid - Museo Provincial del Vino, Castillo de Peñafiel in Valladolid
Provincial Wine Museum in Peńafiel Castle, Valladolid or Museo Provincial del Vino, Castillo de Peńafiel en Valladolid is a

Provincial Wine Museum in Peñafiel Castle, Valladolid - Museo Provincial del Vino, Castillo de Peñafiel in Valladolid
Spanish Food. Page 7.

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Hand-made Bread in Spain - Pan Artesano. Page 8.

Definition of Al Ajillo - Spanish Food
Fried or Sauted with Garlic. Spanish Food.

Definition of Pescado - Spanish Food
Fish. Spanish Food.

Definition of Plato Principal - Spanish Food
Main Course. Spanish Food.

Definition of Vino Tinto - Spanish Food
Red wine. Spanish Food.

Book Review - Your Heart Needs the Mediterranean Diet
If you are interested in learning more about how to eat a healthy diet and live a healthy lifestyle, even if you do not know anything about Spanish or Mediterranean cuisine, you will find this book helpful. Ms. Klapp even includes several healthy Mediterranean recipes!

Definition of La Cena - Spanish Meals


Definition of Primer Plato - Spanish Food
The

Definition of Al pil-pil - Spanish Food
al pil-pil means that the item has been prepare in a particular kind of sauce, originating in the Basque country.

Provincial Wine Museum in Peñafiel Castle, Valladolid - Museo Provincial del Vino, Castillo de Peñafiel in Valladolid
Provincial Wine Museum in Peńafiel Castle, Valladolid or Museo Provincial del Vino, Castillo de Peńafiel en Valladolid is a

Definition of Entremeses - Spanish Food


Definition of Menu del Dia - Spanish Food
The

Definition of La Comida - Spanish Meals


What is Mojama? Spanish Dried Salt Tuna - Mojama in Spain
What is

Definition of Carne - Spanish Food
Spanish for