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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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Eating with the Seasons: 6 Reasons You Should Choose Seasonal Foods

Eating seasonal food is a practice deeply rooted in our culinary traditions for centuries. However, in the era of global food availability, many people need to catch up on the benefits of incorporating seasonal produce into their diets.

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Lettuce heart and sardine salad
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Lettuce hearts and Sardines salad, an easy way to eat Healthy and Delicious

Looking for an easy-to-make salad bursting with flavour? Let me introduce you to a recipe featuring crisp lettuce hearts, a selection of vegetables, and exquisite sardines.

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Cooking with Texture: Unlocking the Power of Thickeners in Your Kitchen

This week, we will explore one of the most important aspects of cooking: the world of thickeners and how to use them to achieve the perfect texture in sauces and preparations. I'll share some tricks for rescuing overly thin sauces and provide practical examples to experiment with in your kitchen.

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Chicken spanish style
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Chicken in Pepitoria sauce Recipe; Classic Spanish Flavours

Want to impress your guests with a chicken recipe that is different and full of flavour? Chicken in Pepitoria is a Spanish culinary treasure that will surprise your palate. 

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The Best Spanish Gourmet Online Shops: find the authentic ingredients for your recipes anywhere in the World

I introduce you to a selection of highly recommended gourmet online shops where you can find everything from canned food and spices to olive oils, wines, charcuterie and much more.

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Vegetables stew
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Seasonal Vegetable Stew, a healthy recipe from the Spanish garden

This week I want to show you a super healthy and delicious recipe. A vegan dish in which I have used a selection of the most representative and seasonal vegetables from the Spanish garden.

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Classic Torrijas Recipe: A Traditional Spanish Dessert You Need to Try

Indulge in a delicious and humble traditional dessert this Easter with Torrijas. This classic Spanish recipe features a slice of stale bread soaked in infused milk, dipped in egg, and fried until golden brown.

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Marinated olives
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How to Make Marinated Olives: A Simple Recipe with Big Flavor

This week I want to show you how to make an attractive and tasty appetiser from simple olives. I have prepared two recipes for marinated olives, one for black and one for green olives, using typical Spanish ingredients such as garlic, bay leaf, paprika, orange or oregano. 

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Traditional Cocido, the most famous dish in Madrid

Cocido Madrileño is one of the most emblematic and traditional recipes of Spanish gastronomy. It combines chickpeas, vegetables, and different types of meat and bones, simmered to achieve a tender texture and a unique flavour.

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Tips for cooking dried chickpeas

This week I bring you one of the star ingredients of Spanish cuisine and the Mediterranean diet; chickpeas, garbanzo beans or "garbanzo". I will show you some tips to cook them and make them tender and delicious. You'll also discover their nutritional value and the incredible benefits they provide for our health.

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Andalusian Soup
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Andalusian "Sopa Perota" Recipe: Traditional soup with fresh ingredients and authentic flavors

This week, I want to share a special vegan soup you've likely never heard of or tasted. This recipe is quick, easy, and inexpensive; you only need a selection of garden vegetables and hard bread from the day before as the original recipe.

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The legend of the world's most dangerous hiking trail, El Caminito del Rey

After a busy Christmas with a lot of work in the kitchen, we start the year by taking some fresh air in this beautiful and impressive part of the Spanish geography. I have visited the Gaitanes gorge to show you one of the most incredible trails in Spain, called the Caminito del Rey.

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Tapa dish of thistle with almonds
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Thistle with Almonds, a Christmas meal you may not know about

Christmas is approaching, and many people are considering what food to prepare for these special days to surprise and make their guests happy. And sometimes we are grateful for some ideas to cook a different healthy dish.

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Learn how to make the traditional Spanish Pie "Empanada"

This week I return to the north of Spain to bring you another of its star recipes. This traditional dish, with countless versions, has been modified over time depending on each country's and region's typical products until it became what it is today.

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Traditional Spanish pastries, "Buñuelos de viento" on All Saints Day

This week I bring you one of my favourite traditional sweets. It is a fried dough ball made with flour, eggs, water, milk and butter, usually filled with whipped cream, custard, chocolate ganache or other creams or jams.

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The most used spices in Spanish Cuisine

This week I am opening my pantry to show you my favourite spices. I will give you some examples and tips on how to use them to achieve a good balance of flavours in your dishes and make them successful.

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Roasted Gilthead bream recipe
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Roasted Gilthead bream, my great-grandma Paca´s recipe

This week I bring you an easy and very familiar recipe. I have roasted this beautiful fish in the style of my great-grandmother Paca. A delicious dish perfect to put on the table and share as a main course with friends and family.

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Cheesecake
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How to make the original Cheesecake recipe

This week I have prepared a fantastic cheesecake recipe with one of my favourite Spanish artisan cheeses, "Afuega´l pitu".

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The Mediterranean food; history and mix of cultures

This month we delve into the Mediterranean Sea to discover one of its most valuable treasures. Its culinary culture, a way of life created with many influences of the peoples and civilisations inhabited the Mediterranean basin over the years.

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Cherry gazpacho
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Cherry Gazpacho, cheese "Snow" and crunchy corn

Have you ever tasted cheese "snow"? This week I bring you a super refreshing dish, a Spanish summer classic to which we have added cherries, cheese "snow", and crunchy corn. Don't miss it, and read on to see what an easy and delicious recipe it is.

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Chocolate Hypatia
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Ágora, Hypatia and how did the chocolate arrived in Spain

Today I want to show you a new, original, delicious artisan product. A healthy chocolate bar with three ingredients; cocoa, wholemeal panela and honey.

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9 Spanish dishes to cook this summer

This week I bring you more recipes than ever; I have prepared a selection of authentic delicacies that are perfect for enjoying in the summertime. A compilation of my favourite dishes on a single page, so you can directly access my blog's most summery tapas.

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Cod Spanish salad
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A tasty salad with very Andalusian ingredients, "Ensalada Malagueña"

This week I bring you another of my favourite salads. This tasty tapa of humble origin perfectly portrays the ingredients sourced from the beautiful region of Malaga. Olives, oranges and olive oils symbolise...

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Prawn salad recipe
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One of the most famous salads in Spain, "Pipirrana" with shrimps

Pipirrana is a typical Andalusian salad made with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, and bell peppers, all dressed with olive oil, vinegar, and salt. Today, we're giving it a special twist by adding cooked and peeled prawns, making it a perfect option for a light and fresh main course or starter.

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7 Original Cookbooks you should have in your kitchen

This week I bring you a selection of art pieces in the form of cookbooks. These books are a wonder; their designs and illustrations are very creative and beautiful. Still, they are also a complete source of knowledge as they contain many techniques and culinary science.

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Aromatic oils
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How to make homemade Aromatic Oils for cooking

This week I bring you a different recipe and very easy to make. I have prepared some delicious aromatic oils that you can use in countless preparations, both in savoury and sweet dishes.

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I’m Chef H. Delgado

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