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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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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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Gazpacho recipe

Gazpacho, Spanish cold soup of tomato

Gazpacho is a Spanish cold soup of tomato and vegetables made with a perfect blend of fresh tomatoes, Italian frying pepper, garlic, vinegar, bread and olive oil. In most recipes —especially the old o…

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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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Chicken stew with tomato

Pollo con tomate, chicken stew with tomato

Chicken stew with tomato or pollo con tomate consists of chicken, tomato, onion, Italian pepper and garlic. It can also include paprika, stock to enrich the sauce and our omnipresent majado: a traditi…

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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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