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

Churros with chocolate
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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 with orange sauce
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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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Christmas ideas for cooking
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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
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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
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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
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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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Oranges
Ingredients

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
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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 with cheese and olive oil
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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, Muhrooms croquette and crispy sweet potato
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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
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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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Botillo del Bierzo
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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 Soup
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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
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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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Ponferrada
Travel

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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Albondigas
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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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Chestnuts
Ingredients

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
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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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Grapes
Wines

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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Spanish delicasies from the sea
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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
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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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Carabinero
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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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spanish ingredients
Ingredients

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

We start June 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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Pastel de cabracho
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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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Spanish Omelette with Chorizo
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 How to make Potato and Chorizo 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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