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

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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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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