Learn how to cook the best Spanish recipes

Discover new flavors and learn the secrets of the best dishes of Spanish gastronomy.

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How to make a very Crispy Deep Fried Squids

Hola amigos! This week I bring you one of the most famous Spanish Tapas. A starter full of flavor is easy to find any time of the year in most Tapas Bars and "Chiringuitos" around the country.

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Portuguese Rice with Duck "Arroz de Pato".

This week I bring you a recipe from Portuguese gastronomy. A very traditional dish that I have tasted on my latest vacation, and it conquered my palate. But before I start cooking, I would like to tell you a little more about the origin of this excellent rice dish.

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Holidays in Portugal. History, Good Food and magic places.

Its nature, beaches, people, and gastronomy have made Portugal one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. That's why this week I went on holiday to this vibrant country, and I would like to show you some of the delicious things I have eaten and the beautiful places have visited.

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The 12 best Spanish Rosé Wines to try in 2021

This week I have been working once again with my friend and sommelier @bustoampudia. This time we bring you a nice proposal of Spanish Rose Wines.

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Two delicious ways to eat Wagyu Jerky "Cecina"

As I promised last week, I bring you a couple of very delicious tapas dishes using Wagyu Beef Jerky ( Cecina ) as the main ingredient that my friends from Selectiun gave me.

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Selectiun Wagyu Kurado "Cecina", the fusion of two gastronomic traditions.

Can you imagine a jerky made with the traditional Spanish treatment, using authentic Japanese wagyu meat? Do not imagine, because I have tried an exceptional product this week that has surprised me a lot, and I think you will like to know it.

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Anchovies marinated in lemon

Today I bring you a delicious and easy recipe to prepare. One of those summer tapas that you will find in many Spanish restaurants and bars.

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The best Spanish seasonal ingredients in summer

This week I bring you a selection of the best seasonal ingredients you can find this summer in the Spanish food markets. And I would also like to share some of the delicious recipes that I have made, ideal to try this summer.

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Raspberry Gazpacho. A version of the traditional recipe.

This week I bring you one of my versions of gazpacho, a classic Spanish recipe ideal for this summer, which I have given my personal touch.

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The 12 best Spanish White Wines to try in 2021

Once again, in collaboration with my friend and sommelier @bustoampusia, we have brought you an exciting proposal of the best white wines in Spain. A very different selection that you will not find in other wine guides.

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How to make Spanish style Stuffed Courgettes

Learn how to make this delicious recipe of Spanish gastronomy step by step.

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My Tasty Vegan recipe.”Tapa de Menestra de Verduras".

Learn how to make this delicious Vegan recipe, and enjoy the seasonal vegetables. An adaptation of the popular “Menestra de Verduras”.

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Top 10 Traditional Tapas dishes you must try in Spain.

Discover my selection of the most popular traditional tapas you must try when you go to Spain for holidays.

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Discover the benefits of eating Broccoli and two original ways to cook it.

This week I have chosen Broccoli as the main ingredient of my new recipes. I will tell you about its properties and benefits. And then, I will show you how I cooked this eatable flower in the shape of a small tree in two different ways.

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The Best Tapas and Bars in Andalucia

This week I have selected the most emblematic tapas bars in Andalusia. And of course, I also bring you their most representative Tapas dish.

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Learn to cook Green Lamb Dish. " Tapa Verde de Cordero".

This week I was sure about the main ingredient of my new recipe. Lamb dish for Palm Sunday is a tradition in many places in Spain.

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The best ingredients in Spring.

Spring is one of the most extraordinary and surprising seasons of the year. Since ancient times, this season has been associated with the earth's fertility and the revival of nature.‍

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Learn how to make Wild Asparagus Omelette.

This week, I want to share this recipe that announces the spring. With delicious memories and these spectacular products, here you have my version of the wild asparagus omelette.

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Women who changed the history of gastronomy.

This week on the occasion of Working Women's Day, I want to pay tribute to all those women who have changed history and have created a more egalitarian world with their sacrifice and their struggle.

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The Breakfast on Andalucía's Day.

This week on the occasion of the "Día de Andalucía", I want to bring you something very typical and traditional of the Andalusian people.

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One of the oldest recipe of The Spanish Cuisine; Chickpeas with Cod and Spinach. “Potage de Vigília”.

This week I bring you an old dish representative of the Spanish Lent. Perhaps because of its excellent nutritional value, its fascinating flavour, or its historical value, this dish has become Spanish cuisine classics.

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How to make Strawberries with Chocolate for Valentine's Day.

Hello friends, this week I bring you a simple recipe to make. Ideal to surprise your partner during this romantic week. If you don't know what will be your Valentin gift, don't hesitate to make her/him this simple and tasty gift.

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The 12 best  Spanish Sparkling Wines to try in 2021.

This week, we discuss Wines, specifically Spanish Sparkling Wines and the new proposal for 2021. And for that, I have called one of the most knowledgeable person I know in this field, my Friend and Sommelier Don Iñaki Busto Ampudia.

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FENNEL. A traditional way to use this Veggie full of Qualities.

Do you remember the fennel that my friend Castro gave me in my visit to the organic garden last week? Well, in the end, as I told you, I have prepared a recipe with it to share with you. And I have also decided to tell you a little more about the properties and history of this magical ingredient.

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The Benefits of having an Organic Garden.

This week I have travelled to Estepona (Malaga), to visit the Organic Garden of my friends and colleagues. I wanted to know how they are doing and learn about the benefits of having an Organic Garden through their experience.

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Learn how to make this Spanish winter dish. White Beans with Clams.

Hola everyone! Today I want to share with you one of my favourite Spanish gastronomy dishes. With two main ingredients, Clams and White Beans, this Seafood Stew of Asturian origin is one of the most representative dishes of this beautiful coastal region in the north of Spain.

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10 Ideas for cooking this Christmas, with Spanish taste. Part 2.

Both on Instagram and Facebook every week, I post photos of new recipes, trips and some of the most surprising Spanish products. Chanterelles soup, Mushrooms croquette and crispy Sweet Potato was the most liked photo this year. So I decided to start this second part with this delicious soup.

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Churros with Chocolate.

Well, this our last idea. Churros with chocolate sauce. This simple and delicious treat is a very typical thing in Spain throughout the year, but for many Spaniards, this also has a great Christmas connotation.

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Duck Magret, Orange sauce and my version of "Patatas Panaderas".

One of the first dishes I prepared for my family at Christmas was Duck Magret with Orange sauce. Today, after years, I bring you an updated version. I hope you like it.

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10 Ideas for cooking this Christmas with Spanish taste. Part 1.

I hope it helps you with some of your planning so that you can start thinking about your Christmas menu, and above all, I would like to wish you and your families a Merry Christmas.

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Tuna Tartare.

I made this tartare at the end of the summer with a piece of tuna that my friend Eugenio gave me. The idea of the dish was to respect the tuna as much as possible, so I decided to put a mild dressing and thus enjoy the unique flavor of tuna. I have thought that this delicacy of the sea would be a perfect way to start any meal. And therefore it is the first idea to cook this Christmas.

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Foie Mousse.

Every year when Christmas arrives, on Spanish television, they always advertise the same brands. Some of those brands are so representatives of Christmas. Well, one of the typical tv Christmas spots, the host received the guests with a famous brand of chocolates. Well, I made my own version of this chocolates, but this time is salty. I like to call them "Raffoiellos".

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Smoked Salmon.

Salmon is a Must at Christmas on your table. This fish is very popular around the world and very easy to find in different formats. Today I bought a loin of smoked salmon, to be able to cut it the way I want. The smoky flavor of this fish and the contrast with the garnish I put make this starter so delicious. It brings up a lot of memories of Christmas.

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Find the best Spanish Ingredients in December.

Autumn says goodbye, giving way to wintery food. Spoon dishes, stews and potages, take centre stage at our table. Citrus is at its best, being the tastiest and sweetest ever. And our garden turns green thanks to our leaves vegetables as cabbages or broccoli.

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Red Cabbage and Pecan salad.

Colorful wintery salad ideal if you have any vegetarian or vegan at your table. You can use it as a side for your main course, or add some cheese ( goats cheese will be a perfect match) to the salad and you will have a lovely starter.

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Cured Meat, (Cecina) with Manchego Cheese and Olive Oil.

Perhaps the most challenging part of this recipe will be finding the Beef jerky or Dried Cured Meat. I have bought it in slices, perfect for this recipe. You can also use other meats or charcuterie, but the smoked touch, the salted point and the curing of this product are unbeatable.

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Chanterelles soup, Mushrooms croquette and crispy Sweet Potato.

Do you remember the Mushrooms Croquette from last week? They were super creamy. Well, apart from being a very rich Tapa, it is also an element of this week's new recipe. With the leftover mushrooms, and with an ingredient as seasonal as sweet potato, I have prepared a humble dish ideal for this winter, with very autumnal ingredients.

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Mushrooms Croquettes.

The humidity of the rains and the average temperatures of this autumn make this year’s mushroom season excellent. That's why today I chose that selection of the tastiest mushrooms to make this classic "Tapa" of Spanish cuisine.

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Four Spanish Pork products that perhaps you have never eaten.

This week, I want to show you about some of the typical Spanish pork products that perhaps you have never eaten. And of course introduce you to a couple of very typical dishes of the day of "La Matanza", the sacrifice day of the pig, in which the grandmothers were in charge of cooking for the entire entourage, family and friends who helped in these busy days. 

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Pumpkins and Roast Chestnuts Soup for Halloween.

Today I have prepared a vibrant soup with these two ingredients so typical of autumn, especially in Halloween. This dish is Vegetarian, healthy and very easy to make. But before starting to cook, I would like to tell you two little histories about these beautiful products.

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Tuna in olive oil. A traditional method of preservation.

Little by little winter is coming, and traditionally the houses began to prepare their pantry to face the winter. The products and preservation methods brought to the peninsula by other villages, such as the Romans with Salting and olive oil, or the Arabs with pickling or adobos.

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Travelling to "El BIERZO",  FOOD AND FAMILY.

Today I am going to tell you about my last trip, in which I had the opportunity to go to El Bierzo and visit a large part of my Family. El Bierzo is a region located in the north of Spain, next to Galicia. Its gastronomic and oenological offer is abundant and varied.

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How to make very tender Spanish Meatballs, "ALBÓNDIGAS".

Learn how to make this beautiful dish with a lot of influences. In ancient Rome, meatballs have been sold in the street, which would be today street food. At that time only the wealthiest had a kitchen, so street food was prevalent in Rome. The meatballs were the perfect food to eat with your hands and fill the belly well with little money. 

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The best Spanish seasonal ingredients in Autumn.

This week I bring you a selection of my favourite ingredients in this culinary season. It’s always a good thing to respect the temporality of the products; you will obtain the best quality and flavours of your recipes.

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Red Wine Poached Pears, "Peras al Vino Tinto".

I have been lucky enough to be able to travel to "EL BIERZO", the region where a large part of my family comes from, and I found this seasonal jewels of its gastronomy.

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The end of Summer. The Grapes Harvesting, "La Vendimia".

The word Vendimia refers to the harvesting of the grapes that will later be used for the production of wine. In Spain, the harvest time varies between the months of August and October depending on the degree of maturity of the grapes.

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3 Spanish delicasies from the sea, maybe you have not tried.

Spain enjoys a great diversity of products coming from the sea, that are prepared and sold in different ways such as the traditional conservation techniques, the “salazón” salted, the dried or dehydrated, the smoked, pickled “escabeche”, as the most common.

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Veal fillets with Blue cheese sauce, “Escalopines de Ternera al Cabrales”.

This week I want to show you a recipe for blue cheese lovers. Specifically Cabrales. This cheese of three types of milk (goat, cow and sheep) is matured in the Caves of Cabrales, (Asturias Region), where the humidity and temperature conditions are optimal for its maturation.

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Old Spanish Tapas recipes with a Modern Execution in Marbella.

One of the great discoveries for me, in recent years, has been the” Back Spanish Tapas restaurant” in Marbella, a mixture of fusion and creativity of the Spanish cuisine. Their concept is an interpretation of traditional Andalusian recipes using local products combined with a fun and modern execution.

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Red Shrimp or "Carabinero". Discover the flavours of the Spanish Sea.

Today I bring you a recipe where the main ingredient is the true protagonist. I choose a variety of prawn typical from the south of the Spanish Cost, and I have accompanied it with hake and mashed potato with a lime aroma.

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10 Must-have ingredients for Spanish Cooking.

Hello friends! Today I have prepared a list of the ingredients that must be in your kitchen when you are going to prepare Spanish food. 

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An easy-to-do Spanish recipe for this summer. “Melón con Jamón”.

How are you doing, folks? We start July with an ideal recipe for summer. I bring you another one of those recipes that is part of the childhood of most Spaniards. A simple recipe, fresh and with surprising flavours.

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Best Spanish tapas in Dublin

Hola! Are you preparing a visit to Dublin? Bored of the same restaurants in your city? Do you want to try unique and different flavours? I am going to tell you where to find the best Spanish tapas restaurants in this amazing city full of contrasts.

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How to cook "Pastel de Cabracho" Fish Pudding.

This preparation is typical of northern Spain. I discovered it in Gijón (Asturias), wherein most of its bars and cider houses we can enjoy this sea dish to share, with a nice glass of cider.

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 HOW TO DO POTATOES AND CHORIZO SPANISH OMELETTE.

Today I am going to show you a different recipe for one of the best known Spanish dishes outside the Iberian Peninsula. If you make a trip to Spain and have the opportunity, do not hesitate to try this delicacy of humble origin.

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Octopus Salad

Summer is coming and after all this time spent at home by confinement, I think we have all taken a few extra pounds and we need to fill our diet with healthy foods with little fat.There are innumerable ways to prepare the octopus, I have decided to show you one of my favourites. Octopus salad is very popular in most os the spanish bars and restaurant.

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One of the most important Bank holidays in Galicia. “La Hogera de San Juan”.

The Sant Jonh´s eve or “Noche de San Juan” is a Christian Bank holiday, of pagan origin. In the Celtic calendar, this festival corresponds to “Litha”, the other great solstice of the year. It marks the beginning of the summer, but also the beginning of the shortening of the days.

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How to make one of the oldest Spanish recipes. Almond Soup with Garlic and Grapes.“Ajo Blanco con Uvas”

“Ajo Blanco “it’s a cold soup very popular in the south of Spain, Andalucia, Extremadura, being the regional dishes at Almáchar (Málaga) and Herrera del Duque (Badajoz). It is considered the firstborn of the Andalusian gazpacho since it is based on bread, oil, and garlic. Almonds, salt, and vinegar are usually added, in addition to other ingredients depending on the region.

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The best Spanish seasonal food in June.

Spanish seasonal food is always delicious in June, with so many fresh flavours and interesting ingredients to use in the best recipes.

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Spanish Sausage Chorizo

Chorizo ​​is a sausage that contains pork, bacon (tocino), garlic, salt, pepper, paprika (pimentón), and other spices as bases ingredients. One of its main characteristics are the unmistakable smoky aroma, coming from the manufacturing process, and the singular flavor of the PIMENTON (paprika), and the mix of spices and herbs, used in most of recipes.

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Chefs in Covid 19 Crisis

We also have to think about how our industry will change from here on out. Perhaps we will be the sector that undergoes the most transformations since the food is a delicate issue for public health.Restaurants have begun to modify their dining rooms to adopt new measures that are gradually being announced by the government of each country. As for example the placement of separating partitions on the tables or reduction of capacity. In any case, we will have to wait for new information in the coming days.

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The 10 Best shops of Spanish food products online

Today, with the rise of the online business, we could say that we can almost find any typical Spanish product and have it sent home or at work in few days. That is why I propose this fantastic list of the best top 10 online shops of Spanish food products online, where you can find an incredible variety of options to prepare the best tapas and dishes of the Spanish recipe book.

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Spanish Iberiam Ham. Healthy food?

Some of the questions I receive most about the spanish iberian ham are :Is the Iberian ham a healthy food? Is it true that ham fat does not give cholesterol? What is the best type of ham?‍Well, today I am going to clarify all these doubts, talking about one of the jewels of Spanish cuisine.

I'm Chef H. Delgado

Love for the product, take care of the technique, elegant execution, and above all, nature and environment respect, are my values ​​as a professional.
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