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I have eaten these crisp, delicious shrimp fritters only in Andalusia, where deep-frying reigns supreme. They are at their best when made with chickpea flour, but regular flour is just OK.
This extraordinary and Special Ham deserves its own space. The Jamon Iberico it's exclusive from Spain. Iberian hogs are born, fed and raised in the south and northwest of Spain.
The best recipes for spanish tapas.In the Mediterranean diet it is typical to begin the food with succulent starters to open up the appetite. Either in complete portions or in half rations - the famous â€˜tapasâ€™ â€“ appetizers are usually served before the food. Of the endless variety of starters that is possible to find - there is not town that doesn't have his own - we introduce a selection that we believe you will really enjoy.
Similar to a traditional tomato gazpacho but richer and smoother, this delightful cold soup is typical of the Cordoba table. In Cordoba, they use dried country-style bread; plain rolls will also work.
This dish demonstrates how each chef can put his own unique stamp on a gazpacho recipe. This particular gazpacho has distinctively Eastern undercurrents, as evidenced by the use of soy sauce, lo mein noodles, and rice vinegar. Not surprisingly, this blending of cultures yields delicious results!
A white version of gazpacho, made with almonds and garlic. One of the most refreshing starters you can find on Spanish Cuisine...
An innovative gazpacho recipe, based on ajo blanco
This healthy version of gazpacho is originated on the andalusian province of Huelva
This is the original spanish gazpacho recipe. A cold vegetable soup that will cool you down on summer lunches
Gazpacho is a cold vegetable soup, often defined as a liquid salad, most indicated for the hottest days of summer. Check our selection of recipes and find out how spaniards fight the summer heat!
This simple sangria requires some patience, but minimal effort. If served at a party, guests will delight in nibbling on the wine-flavored apple and pear chunks remaining in their cups after their sangria has vanished.
White sangria may seem more pure than the original red version, but it is every bit as potent. Here, the fresh mint leaves infuse the sangria with an unforgettable zesty freshness.
This zesty sangria is specially refreshing thanks to the orange, lemon, and lime. Tangy and sweet, this drink tastes just like summer.
A refreshing drink for summer time, Peach and orange Sangria is not red, but yellow... Bubbles of flavour will keep the thirst away from you!
If you're looking for an special sangria recipe, just try our Spicy Sangria... Let it cool down before it heats you up!
This is a typical fruity party sangria recipe. Make the most of your summer parties with this recipe!
A different white sangria, soft and a perfect complement for your parties
For those who like their liquor strong, here's our Strongest Sangria Recipe
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This playful sangria is sure to become one of your party staples. It is only slightly more tedious to prepare than the other sangrias, but well worth the extra little effort.
The town of Casar de Caceres gives its name to one of Spain's best sheep's milk cheeses, which, following the ageing process, has the peculiarity of being converted, most of the time, into cakes (those that liquify inside and have a hard rind that when cracked allows the cheese to flow out).
Surprising, yet traditional, empanadilla recipe
Christmas in Spain is quite a treat - the action gears up in mid-December and doesn't stop until January 6. There is the giant multi-billion euro lottery, splendid nativity scenes, lots of great food and one of the biggest New Year's Eve celebrations you are likely to see.
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Its cuisine is one of the main tourist attractions of Galicia: the exquisite delicacies of this region are based on the high quality and variety of the local products used in the preparation of dishes. Country, farm and sea products are unique in their characteristics and quality. Furthermore, it cannot be forgotten that one of the main pillars of Galician cooking is the professionalism of its experts. Galician chefs are found world-wide.
Though it originated in Galicia or the neighboring region of Leon, pulpo a feira, as it is known in Galician, or pulpo a la gallega, as it is called in Spanish, is now popular throughout Spain. It is usually served on wooden plates with cachelos, potatoes that have been boiled or roasted in embers with their skins on.
Along with the spanish omelette, patatas bravas is one of the most demanded tapa in any bar in Spain. Just try this hot and spicy appetizer!
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Serrano ham is so adored by the Spanish that it is often served on its own, accompained by nothing more than a glass of sherry. Savor it here as a flavorful accent to this scrumptious rice. If serrano ham is unavailable, the more readily available Italian prosciutto makes a good substitute.
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In slices, for spreading or in cubes. As a snack, for dessert, in salads or as part of a recipe. Cheese is delicious any way you try it, and it is always a part of any meal worth the name. Simple but delicious, devotees of this dairy product will find more than a hundred different varieties in Spain. It is one of the vital ingredients in Spanish cuisine. Come and discover it.
Smoked fish and fresh fruit make a perfect match when combined in this recipe and served as an appetizer. Smoked salmon is now ubiquitous in Spain, particularly in the cities. Less evidence is traditional bacalao (salt cod), for which smoked mackerel is a substitute here
If you want an easy-to-do simple paella recipe, just knock on us... This is the easier paella recipe you can find
The authenticity of paella is gauged by the community it builds. What better way to enjoy your friends than to sit around the communal paella and share it together? Is that not what life is all about?
In Catalonia, this is an everyday first course, with spinach sometimes standing in for the Swiss chard. Cooks in the Balearic Islands combine these same ingredients to make the filling for cocarrois, their traditional vegetable turnovers.
Piquillo peppers require little extra work because they are already roasted and bursting with flavor straight out of the jar. I often serve them as a side dish with meats, sautÃ©ing them in olive oil, garlic, and a little milk.
Croquetas are ubiquitous in Spain, although they most likely originate from the French 'croquettes'. Their beauty lies in the bechamel base which is then mixed with your particular ingredient of choice to give it a characteristic flavor. The possibilities are almost endless - here we have used prawns.
The Spanish love bacon, which we cure and air-dry in the same way as our famous jamon. This combination of prawns and bacon is inspired and very popular, and can be found at most Tapas bar, as well as in many banquets and receptions.
Piperada is a traditional spanish tapa, made of eggs and vegetables
PestiÃ±os are sweet, crunchy fritters popular in Andalusia, where cooks fry with passion
This rich dessert is a variation of the traditional Spanish dessert called 'Flan'. Instead of vanilla, this flan is flavored with fresh strawberries.
Squid paella is a simple paella recipe. Easy to do, it will bring you the full essence of Mediterranean culinary tradition
Spanish clams, specially in the North, are much larger than clams found elsewhere, and have more succulent bodies. This modern recipe uses Arab spicing to make a hot dip or sauce. Serve with plenty of fresh bread to mop up the delicious juices!
The long coastline of Spain, combined with the two archipelagos, the Balearics and the Canaries, ensures that fresh fish and shellfish are ubiquitous elements of the Spanish table.
This is the real spanish omelette recipe. Tortilla de patatas is the most famous tapa in Spain, and you'll be able to find it in almost every bar!
Spanish Dessert recipes are as varied as the regions that conform Spain, there is always one desert for every occasion and region.
Zarangollo, a simple dish, which combines the ubiquitous zucchini of Murcia with onions, is a favorite of Murcian cooks, who prepare it both with and without eggs.