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Brains beignets recipe 3

Buñuelos de sesos, brain beignets

Brain beignets or buñuelos de sesos are an old-fashioned dish consisting of small pieces of veal, lamb or pig brains coated with a batter usually consisting of flour, oil, egg and water or milk, then …

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eggplant beignets

Berenjenas rebozadas, eggplant beignets

Berenjenas rebozadas or eggplant beignets are a vegetarian tapa consisting of eggplant or aubergine slices coated in flour and beaten egg, then fried in olive oil to make the tastiest vegetable beigne…

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Huevos rellenos, stuffed eggs

Huevos rellenos or stuffed eggs is one of the most traditional tapas around. Boiled eggs are cut in half, then yolks are removed and mixed with tuna preserve and mayonnaise. They’re refilled wit…

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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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pescaito-frito-fried-fish

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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