There are few things more heartening than a good pea and ham soup. This recipe for “Una Crema de Guisantes con Jamón Serrano y Hierbahuerto” takes that recipe and marries the sweetness of peas with the melt in the mouth goodness of Serrano ham. As with all our Spanish recipes, we try to make them […]
This week we have a warming but light easy Spanish recipe for you – Sopa de Calamares al laurel (squid and bay leaf soup). Before I moved to Spain, I had only ever had calamari grilled and fried… be that deep-fried in batter (sacrilege!) or whizzed on a plancha. Of course now we cook it […]
Many of us here in Spain have almond trees on our land. This Spanish recipe is a great way to use up all that excess you have from this year’s crop. They should be just starting to appear in the next week or so, if not already. Enjoy!
This week’s Spanish recipe goes out with a dedication. It is for Sue Sharpe from Extremadura, who apparently has a glut of courgettes, and doesn’t know what to do with them all. Here you go Sue – let us know how you get on.
The little jars of pickled sweet red peppers (pimientos del piquillo) that you get here in Spain are such a favourite of ours. I will eat them straight out of the jar, so they don’t last long in this house – but they are also great in cooking. Try them in a saltcod recipe HERE, […]
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!