Category Archives: Recipe – Spanish

Gambas al ajillo

Well it’s the final day of the tapas tour and it’s another tapas favourite and another simple dish. Gambas al ajillo are garlic shrimps and no spanish feast is complete without some sort of seafood. The spanish eat all types … Continue reading

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Queso y Jamon

Firstly, apologies for the delay of this post but blogger was being naughty on Friday and I was busy being craftyyesterday. So without any more delay, here is dish 4 of the tapas feast. No tapas spread is complete without … Continue reading

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Chorizo al vino

Chorizo is now one of the most popular and Spanish products used in the UK, popping up on restaurant menu’s around the country and found in many weekly shopping baskets. The often mispronounced product (it’s chor-eetho people!) comes in 2 … Continue reading

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Patatas Bravas

Day 2 of the tapas feast and we turn to the potatoes. Potatoes come in two favourite forms in Spanish tapas. We have the delicious Spanish tortilla, a potato and onion omelette, which is often what I make for our … Continue reading

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Croquetas de Jamon

Croquetas (Croquettes) are a popular tapas dish in Spain, and are in fact found in many cuisines around the world. They are in essence a small fried roll encased in bread crumbs. In many countries the filling is mashed potato … Continue reading

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Chocolate y Churros

Oh my goodness, I nearly failed my first resolution for 2011. As today dawned I realised I had not posted a Spanish recipe during January. I guess being 9 months pregnant I could have claimed maternity leave, but not one … Continue reading

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Easy Peasy Paella

I generally like this part of the year, when it’s all about spring and new growth and we say goodbye to winter. March on the whole has given us such fantastic weather (oops, best try to forget last week where … Continue reading

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