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

recipe pavia bacalao cod

Pavías de bacalao, marinated cod sticks

  Pavías de bacalao or marinated cod sticks are a staple tapa in many areas, especially in the South of Spain. Salted cod sticks are desalted, then marinated in an adobo of lemon juice and pimentón, t…

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brandada recipe

Brandada de bacalao, cod brandade

  Brandada de bacalao or cod brandade is a dip made with flaked cod, garlic and olive oil, a sort of thick fish mayonnaise (see pronunciation here). A copious amount of delicious olive oil is emulsifi…

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flamenquines pork ham rolls

Flamenquines, breaded pork and ham rolls

Flamenquines, pork and ham rolls breaded and fried in olive oil, are typical from Andalusia (see pronunciation here). Some say they originated in the province of Córdoba while some others claim itR…

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recipe fried squid calamari

Calamares a la romana, fried squid rings

Calamares a la romana, literally meaning squid rings Roman style, are an ubiquitous tapa that’s prepared by cutting the squid or calamari body in rings, dipping the rings in frying batter or pla…

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