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

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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Garlic soup recipe 3

Sopa de ajo, garlic soup

Sopa de ajo or sopas de ajo means garlic soup, a traditional meal made with pieces of bread, garlic, pimentón de La Vera (Spanish sweet and smoked paprika), olive oil, water (or broth) and eggs. In ot…

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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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Albondigas, Spanish meatballs recipe 13

Albondigas, Spanish meatballs

Albondigas or albondiguillas are the delish Spanish version of meatballs, which can be made either with pork, veal, beef or a mixture of any of the above-mentioned minced meats. Once coated in flour t…

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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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Spanish omelette recipe cabecera 1

Spanish omelette recipe, tortilla de patata

Spanish omelette is an omelette made with potatoes, eggs, salt, olive oil and onions, being the last completely optional. It can be served hot or at room temperature. A classic Spanish tapa not to be …

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