9 Spanish dishes to cook this summer

By Chef H. Delgado

June 2, 2022

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.

Click on each link and discover the complete recipe and some tips that will be very useful when you are cooking. Take a look and enjoy!

"Melón con Jamón"

Melon and ham

We start June with an ideal recipe for summer.  I bring you another one of those dishes that is part of the childhood of most Spaniards.  A simple recipe, fresh and with surprising flavours.

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Almond Soup with Garlic and Grapes, “Ajo Blanco con Uvas”

Almond soup ajoblanco

Very popular cold soup in the south of Spain. 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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Raspberry Gazpacho

Raspberry Gazpacho

One of the most refreshing gazpacho, a classic Spanish recipe ideal for this summer, which I have given my personal touch.

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Fish Pudding, "Pastel de Cabracho"

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

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Tuna Tartare

Tuna tartare

The idea of the dish is to respect the tuna as much as possible, so I decided to put a mild dressing and thus enjoy the unique flavor of tuna.

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Anchovies marinated in lemon, "Boquerones al limón"


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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Stuffed Mussels, "Mejillones rellenos, Tigres"


An original Tapa maybe you have not seen before. It is a croquet made in the mussel shell.

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"Pipirrana" with shrimps


Another Andalusian summer speciality. This delicious recipe is straightforward to make and a trendy "tapa" dish in all Spanish regions when the good weather arrives.

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Cod and olives salad, "Ensalada Malagueña"

Ensalada malagueña

One of my favourite salads. This tasty tapa of humble origin perfectly portrays the ingredients sourced from the beautiful region of Malaga.

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I hope you have enjoyed my selection.

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