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

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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Chickpea salad

Chickpea salad is a simple and fresh tapa which main ingredient is chickpeas. The ingredients to accompany chickpeas can be adjusted to your taste, there is no definite recipe to make it. We have prep…

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Ensalada campera, country salad

Ensalada campera or country salad is a wildly popular dish or tapa in the warmer months. Potato being its basic ingredient, it is usually ganished with varied vegetables. Depending on the cook who mak…

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Fritos de pixín, fried monkfish

Fritos de pixín or fried monkfish is a traditional tapa from the northern region of Asturias. Monkfish is known as rape in Spanish but in Asturias it is commonly found as pixín, its name in the Asturi…

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Bacalao rebozado, battered cod

Bacalao rebozado or battered cod is one of the most typical tapas from Madrid although it is also common in some areas of Andalusia. Chunks of cod are battered and fried and sometimes served accompani…

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