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

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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habas rehogadas broad beans

Habas rehogadas, sauteed broad beans

Habas rehogadas or sauteed broad beans are representative of the wide variety of vegetable dishes and tapas, part of the wonderful Mediterranean diet. In this recipe good quality plump vegetables are …

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Torreznos, fried bacon

Torreznos are thickish strips of bacon or pork belly that are traditionally prepared fried in oil. This tapa is named after the word torrar, which means roasting, bringing something close to the fire …

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Tomato bread c

Pa amb tomàquet, Catalan tomato bread

Tomato bread from Catalonia or pa amb tomàquet might be the most delicious and simplest comfort food that you can make at home and turn it into a quick and easy tapa. Basically, consists of a slice of…

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Croquetas de jamón, cured ham croquettes

Croquetas de jamón or cured ham croquettes are fritters made with béchamel sauce seasoned with chopped ingredients that are then coated in egg, breadcrumbs and deep-fried. They’re normally oval …

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Serranito, pork & ham sandwich from Seville

Serranito or pork and serrano ham sandwich from Seville is basically a sandwich filled with slices of fresh tomato, pork loin fillets, Spanish cured ham (serrano ham) and fried green Italian pepper. T…

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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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