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.Read more
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. Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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. Read more
Melon Soup with Crispy Ham recipe, An easy-to-do dish for this summer
Today, I bring you a delicious and refreshing recipe perfect for hot summer days: melon soup with ham. This combination of sweet and salty flavours is a delight for the taste buds and is very easy to prepare.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
One of the most important Bank holidays in Galicia. “La Hoguera 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.Read more
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, Andalucía, Extremadura, being the regional dish in 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 and other ingredients depending on the region.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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 a 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 from the Spanish recipe book.Read more
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.Read more