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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

Beat the winter blues with hearty Spanish cooking

Beat the winter blues with hearty Spanish cooking

Have you got a case of the winter blues? How about organising a tapas evening to bring a bit of Spanish sunshine to your dreary winter day? Whether you’re in Spain, the UK or anywhere in the world, sharing food with friends and family, and laughing off the winter blues is a great way to […]

 Elle Draper

The Spain Buddy Recipes book

The Spain Buddy Recipes book

The Spain Buddy Recipes book is now available for purchase at just €4.99. The book contains 125 recipes and full colour photographs. The recipes are in easy to follow steps, so that even a novice can recreate those amazing Spanish flavours in their kitchens at home.

 Elle Draper

Pipirrana de Jaén recipe

Pipirrana de Jaén recipe

I have been eating pipirrana de Jaén for almost as long as I’ve been living in Spain, but never knew it had a name. It has various regional versions, but today’s recipe is the Jaén version.

 Elle Draper

Sherry prawns recipe

Sherry prawns recipe

I’m not a fan of sherry as a drink but I love it in cooking. This sherry prawns recipe is so simple – just be really careful of the hot oil.

 Elle Draper

White bean and cheese dip

White bean and cheese dip

During the summer, we struggle with large meals so this white bean and cheese dip is perfect for grazing with. Dollop it on bread or chop up some veggies to dip. Lovely!

 Elle Draper

Fennel and orange salad

Fennel and orange salad

If there’s one thing that goes perfectly with a beautifully pan fried fish fillet, it’s fennel and orange salad. It is one of those salads I kept seeing on cookery shows but never tried – until this week. It’s now a firm favourite.

 Elle Draper

Easy Sangria recipe

Easy Sangria recipe

Last week, while adding Spanish Flirtinis, I was horrified to discover that we hadn’t got an easy Sangria recipe on the site. Let’s amend that right now!

 Elle Draper

Spanish Flirtinis

Spanish Flirtinis

One or two visitors to our house have been exposed to treated to a lethal cocktail called a Flirtini. Always one to play with ingredients, here are my Spanish Flirtinis.