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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

Recipes from the Canary Islands

Recipes from the Canary Islands

Here we bring you our favourite recipes from the Canary Islands. All the recipes are suitable for vegetarians, and some for vegans too.

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Spanish Recipe – Plato Alpujarreño

Spanish Recipe – Plato Alpujarreño

Plato Alpujarreño is a Spanish recipe that has many variations, just as paella does. Almost the Alpujarran version of the British fry-up this one, and so do bookmark this ready for those impending winter evenings. You could of course add grilled tomatoes, and mushrooms fried in butter if you wish. Knock yourself out… just don’t […]

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Spanish Recipes – Pasta with vanilla and parmesan

Spanish Recipes – Pasta with vanilla and parmesan

A really really simple yet tasty dish, this pasta with vanilla and parmesan recipe is adapted from one by Ferran Adriá, the former chef owner of El Bulli in Spain. If you are able to make your own fresh pasta… then this dish really is even more special – but it works almost as well […]

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Spanish Recipe – Olives Anyone?

Spanish Recipe – Olives Anyone?

If you are anything like me… you’ll always make a beeline for olives at a party. This Spanish recipe features these gems. Love ’em or hate ’em… this is really simple… and will be a hit with your guests.

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Cauliflower with Dates and Olives

Cauliflower with Dates and Olives

This year I needed to lose a bit of weight… so went on a bit of a hardcore diet resolution kick for  a while. I cut out bread, rice, pasta, and potatoes (hey – it works for me, and I’m not giving up the vino collapso!). Of course then you have the problem of not […]

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Artichokes with quail eggs and Spanish cured ham

Artichokes with quail eggs and Spanish cured ham

It’s always nice to have a bit of posh nosh and this “artichokes with quail eggs and Spanish cured ham” recipe is one to whip out when you want to impress your guests. It takes less than half an hour to make, from start to finish… so won’t drag you away from your guests for […]

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Chicken Croquettes Recipe

Chicken Croquettes Recipe

This chicken croquettes recipe (croquetas de pollo) always goes down well with me when grabbing some tapas or a lunch. As tasty as fish croquettes, these are moist on the inside, but crunchy on the outside. Fortunately, they’re nice and simple to make at home too! They are a great way to use up leftover […]

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Roscón Reyes recipe (Three Kings cake)

Roscón Reyes recipe (Three Kings cake)

Yesterday, we posted about the Reyes Magos. In response, a number of you asked for our Roscón Reyes recipe – so here you go!