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Spanish Recipes – Sauces, soups, side dishes and salads

Of course within this group of easy Spanish recipes are dishes that can be multiplied up for larger quantities and given more presence than as a side dish or starter.
Looking for something to serve alongside your existing dish? Seeking flavourful Spanish soup? Crunchy salads? Then look no further. This section has everything you need.

Almogrote recipe – a taste of the Canaries

Almogrote recipe – a taste of the Canaries

The almogrote recipe will enable you to enjoy one of the lesser known flavours of the Canary Islands. Imagine a cheesy tomatoey paste with a…

Chorizo Soup

Chorizo Soup

This warming chorizo soup recipe is fabulous as a quick lunch… or if you thicken it slightly, it works well over pasta too! You can…

Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Barbecue Sauce Recipe

There are so many marinades that you can baste your meat and vegetables with… but here I am giving you what is probably the simplest…

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…

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…

 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.

 Donal Skehan recipes

Roast Rosemary Almonds with Manchego & Pata Negro

Roast Rosemary Almonds with Manchego & Pata Negro

The taste of Spain: rosemary, almonds, Manchego cheese and Pata Negro. What’s not to love? This recipe is so fast and easy to make, and can be whipped up in less than half an hour, including the cooking time.

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