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

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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Tapas, what you never dared to ask

The time in Spain’s history when tapas started to be served as small portions of food to soak the drinks is uncertain. Very little is known of their origin, but the dubious story goes that in th…

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