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

Pork hash or picadillo recipe

Picadillo, Spanish pork hash

Spanish pork hash or picadillo basically consist of chopped pork meat seasoned with Spanish smoked paprika (pimentón), garlic, salt, oregano and olive oil. It is eaten all over the country but especia…

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Pescaíto frito, fried fish

Pescaíto frito, fritura de pescado or fried fish is a tapa typical in all Andalusia (though not only) consisting of small-size fish coated in flour and fried in olive oil to crispy perfection. Fish ha…

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garlic shrimp gambas ajillo

Gambas al ajillo, garlic shrimp

Gambas al ajillo o garlic shrimp are shelled shrimp cooked in olive oil and plenty of finely diced garlic, a truly ubiquitous tapa all over Spain and a traditional crowd-pleaser with a sauce that call…

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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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tigres mussel beignets

Mejillones tigres, spicy mussel beignets

  Mejillones tigres or spicy mussel beignets are made by mixing mussels into a thick bechamel sauce that is used for filling the very same mussel shells. The ensemble is breaded and deep-fried in oliv…

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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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