Gazpacho vs Salmorejo: Which is Better?

Everyone’s heard of gazpacho, but what you might realise upon visiting Spain is that this famous “soup” has a rival which is equally popular among the locals. This rival is based on similar ingredients but varies in preparation, taste and…

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The Spanish Kitchen: Tapas

Tapas are a long standing tradition in Spain, with recipes and dishes that reflect each region in which they came from. Once you’ve spent some time in Spain, you begin to wonder how you ever lived without Tapas. Rather than…

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The Spanish Kitchen: Mantecados

If you haven’t had a chance to stop by your local bakery or any of the Christmas markets around the city, then you’re really missing out! December in Madrid is the best time of year for delicious sweets, pastries, cakes…

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6 Traditional Spanish Christmas Desserts

The holiday season is the time of eating delicious food with the ones you love – especially all those delicious sweets! The Spanish love their sugar and Christmas time brings out the most delicious recipes within each family. For the…

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The Spanish Kitchen: Flan De Fresa

I usually stick to traditional versions of each recipe, but this week I thought we’d shake it up! Normally Flan is made with a vanilla flavour which, though delicious, is a little bland. Strawberries add a nice fresh flavour to…

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The Spanish Kitchen: Bacalao con Tomate

Typically, Spanish seafood is pretty…lets say, straightforward. Most dishes have nothing to hide and you will see eyes, tentacles and all the gooey bits that come with it ;). It took me a while to get used to Spanish seafood,…

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The Spanish Kitchen: Crema Catalana

This week we have another fun traditional Spanish recipe for you to make at home as you continue to indulge on all things delicious! We will shake it up with a typical dessert that can be found all over the…

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The Spanish Kitchen: Gambas al Ajillo

Your kitchens are waiting for you to try yet another traditional Spanish dish, are you ready? So far we’ve covered Tortilla de Patatas and Paella. This week we will be learning the delicious Gambas al Ajillo! So put on your…

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The Spanish Kitchen: Paella

Lets get the kitchen warmed up again with our Spanish Kitchen series! Have you perfected the recipe for Tortilla de Patatas from our last issue? This time, we’re experimenting with something a little more complicated with just as much diversity…

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