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Spanish recipes – Meat/Poultry

A collection of easy Spanish recipes that feature meat and poultry.
The Spanish are a nation of carnivores and nothing goes to waste.
This group of recipes marries seamlessly the flavours of Spain with the sturdy meats and poultry to be found at every dinner table of self- respecting Spaniards

 Elle Draper

Easy Spanish Recipe: Caracoles en escabeche

Now this recipe won’t be to everyone’s taste. Caracoles en escabeche are snails cooked in a spicy sauce. I first had these at a lovely little bar in Playa Honda in Lanzarote – and have been craving them ever since. It has taken me some time to find anything remotely similar…. but this one is […]

 Elle Draper

Easy Spanish Recipe: Magra con tomate

Easy Spanish Recipe: Magra con tomate

With the chilly winter nights – it’s good to have an easy recipe that will warm your cockles. Magra con tomate is pork cooked in a  tomato sauce and it hails from Murcia. This stewlike dish is fantastic served with chunks of crusty bread and plenty of wine. Enjoy!

 Elle Draper

Gotta love a pie – a cazuela pie!!

Gotta love a pie – a cazuela pie!!

Regular visitors to this site will know that I love my “cazuela” dishes, earthenware cooking pots popular in Spain. I cook everything in mine, from stews and casseroles to gambas pil-pil.

 Elle Draper

Spanish Recipe – Beef Stew (Estofado)

Spanish Recipe – Beef Stew (Estofado)

Now that winter is drawing closer, we are enjoying some heartier dishes. This Spanish recipe for beef stew is guaranteed to keep you warm on chilly evenings. Of course, this is just one variation… but we like to make things as simple as possible for your enjoyment!

 Elle Draper

Spanish Recipe – Ajopringue

Spanish Recipe – Ajopringue

This ajopringue recipe is only really for lovers of pig liver. We hope that those of you that enjoy such things give this Spanish recipe a go. Good luck, and let us know how you get on.

 Elle Draper

Spanish Recipe – Prawn and Chorizo Nibbles

Spanish Recipe – Prawn and Chorizo Nibbles

This recipe is a little time consuming in preparation (because of the prawns, but if you can sort your prawns ahead of time, then it doesn’t take long to cook. Enjoy these prawn and chorizo nibbles.

 Elle Draper

Spanish Recipe – Chicken Livers in Almond Sauce

Spanish Recipe – Chicken Livers in Almond Sauce

This recipe uses one of my favourite ingredients, chicken livers (although Alan hates them). It also makes the most of the almonds that are currently in season. Enjoy!

 Elle Draper

Spanish Recipe – Huevos con Jamón en Cocotte

Spanish Recipe – Huevos con Jamón en Cocotte

Ham and eggs are probably the two most used ingredients in a Spanish recipe. Huevos con jamón en cocotte utilises both of these. Any self respecting Spanish kitchen will always have some jamón and eggs in – so it’s a great emergency dish. Keep it simple… keep it tasty!