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Spanish Recipes

Love Spanish recipes? Then learn to cook them at home with this section of recipes from Spain.

 Elle Draper

Easy Tortilla Recipe

Easy Tortilla Recipe

As anyone who knows will testify… I love cookery programmes – and even more so if it comes with entertainment. Heston Blumenthal is a current favourite, as is the new series with Jamie Oliver. Anyway – you came in here to read about an easy tortilla recipe didn’t you? Not about what I may or […]

 Elle Draper

Huesos de Santo recipe

Huesos de Santo recipe

Tomorrow is All Saints’ Day and a truly Spanish tradition is to eat “Huesos de Santo”. These are finger shaped marzipan pieces with a sweet yolk filling. So here is a nice and easy recipe for you to try at home! Anyone with a sweet tooth will love these!

 Elle Draper

Pinchitos Morunos de Pollo Recipe (spiced chicken kebabs)

Pinchitos Morunos de Pollo Recipe (spiced chicken kebabs)

One of our favourite websites is Spanish Wok* – which is run by our new friend Debbie. Debbie lives in Southern Spain with her fella, and has a real passion for food (as do we) and especially anything spicy! This recipe is one of her tried and tested favourites… and we couldn’t wait to try […]

 Elle Draper

Pulpo con Vinaigrette

Pulpo con Vinaigrette

Pulpo con Vinaigrette (Octopus with vinaigrette) is one of my favourite things to eat when we go out for a seafront lunch. It is so simple to make, so enjoy!

 Elle Draper

Fish Croquettes Recipe

Fish Croquettes Recipe

I love tapas. I love that you can have lots of little bursts of flavour, instead of being restricted to one plate. One of my favourites is the fish croquettes from La Taberna in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote.

 Elle Draper

Morcilla

Morcilla

You’ll never see me eating black pudding, but it’s one of Alan’s favourites. Here’s a typically Spanish way of cooking it… for those of you that aren’t as squeamish as I am!

 Elle Draper

Suckling Pig Recipe

Suckling Pig Recipe

One of the special dishes on menus, in restaurants in Spain, is Roast Suckling pig. Generally you have to order this in advance… but it’s also something you can easily cook at home. Most butchers now have whole piglets available… or they will order you one in if you ask. Here’s a nice tasty variation […]

 Elle Draper

Mojo Verde Recipe

Mojo Verde Recipe

This mojo verde recipe is usually served with Papas Arrugadas. The aromatic sauce is one of our firm favourites – and so so easy to prepare! It is a real Canary Islands treat, and reminds us of when we lived in Lanzarote!