On a mission to conquer the world, one tapa at a time

Salpicón de marisco, seafood salad

Salpicón de marisco or seafood salad, this is a very fresh tapa made with seafood such as octopus, mussels and prawns accompanied by vegetables of our choice. In our case we will use green and red pep…

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Croquetas de puerro, leek croquettes

Croquetas de puerro or leek croquettes are fritters made with béchamel sauce seasoned with chopped ingredients, leek in this case, that are then coated in egg, breadcrumbs and deep-fried. They’r…

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Huevos rellenos, stuffed eggs

Huevos rellenos or stuffed eggs is one of the most traditional tapas around. Boiled eggs are cut in half, then yolks are removed and mixed with tuna preserve and mayonnaise. They’re refilled wit…

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Huevos en nido de pan, eggs in a bread nest

Huevos en nido de pan or eggs in bread nest is the result of the most incredible venture you can imagine. A bread roll is hollowed out and filled with homemade tomato sauce, Serrano ham and egg. Then …

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Huevos a la flamenca, eggs gipsy style

Huevos a la flamenca or eggs gipsy style is a tapa that combines vegetables, meat and egg. There is no specific recipe for it. We may say that it is somewhat a free-style tapa, but surely there tends …

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Empanada gallega, Galician pie

Empanada gallega or Galician pie could be defined as a savory pie. The dough is stretched very thin, stuffed with previously cooked ingredients and covered with another piece of dough. Then it is bake…

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Torreznos, fried bacon

Torreznos are thickish strips of bacon or pork belly that are traditionally prepared fried in oil. This tapa is named after the word torrar, which means roasting, bringing something close to the fire …

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Croquetas de jamón, cured ham croquettes

Croquetas de jamón or cured ham croquettes are fritters made with béchamel sauce seasoned with chopped ingredients that are then coated in egg, breadcrumbs and deep-fried. They’re normally oval …

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Escalivada, roasted vegetable salad

Escalivada is a roasted vegetable salad consisting of red pepper, eggplant, onion, tomato and garlic as an option. It is usually seasoned with olive oil and salt, although a vinaigrette is also great.…

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Gambas en gabardina, battered shrimps

Gambas en gabardina or battered shrimps is a very traditional tapa found in taverns all around Spain. These are shrimps battered in Orly batter, then deep-fried in oil to give them a golden and crunch…

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