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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Authentic Cadiz-style Cuttlefish and Potato Stew with Turmeric Recipe
If you love Andalusian gastronomy, you can't miss this delicious cuttlefish and potatoes stew, a typical recipe from the region of Cádiz that will transport you to the most authentic flavours of southern Spain.
Lentils are one of those ingredients that you can find in most Spanish pantries, and it is one of the most widely used legumes globally. They are cultivated in all regions with a temperate climate, as it is easy to harvest and favours the regeneration of the soil.