Catalan Bread with Tomato (or Pa amb Tomaquet or Spanish Bread with Tomato Sauce) is a popular Spanish appetizer/tapas dish and requires very few ingredients to make. It is a quick and simple breakfast dish that can also be served as a snack during evening tea time or for a […]
The cuisine of Spain is rich with heritage, with influences from the Arab world and the Americas; as well as traditional peasant life, the bounty of the surrounding seas, the relatively equable Mediterranean climate, and the harsher conditions and landscape of inland regions.
Spain is renowned for its olive oil. The Spanish use olive oil liberally in their cooking. It is common to drizzle a little onto any savoury dish, and it is baked into cakes and biscuits and, of course, used extensively for frying.
Paella is a traditional dish from Valencia, Spain. Being a local cuisine, it is most made with sea food that popularly includes shrimps and mussels. In our recipe, we will explore the Vegetarian Paella. Paella, a Venecian word, is derived from paelle, an Old French word referring to pan. It is […]
A simple and delicious dish to make, the Mushroom Tapa is a popular Spanish style mushroom dish best served with garlic rice. Ingredients: Mushrooms – 250 gms Soy Sauce – 2 tblsp White Sugar – 2 tblsp Vinegar – 1 tblsp Garlic – 1 small clove, finely chopped Black Pepper […]
A simple to make evening snack (or appetizer) dish with spinach, these croquettes is best served warm with chilli sauce or mint chutney. Ingredients: Spinach – 1 bunch, cleaned, washed Spring Onions (or Onions) – 1/4 cup, chopped Garlic – 1 clove, finely chopped Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (or Vegetable Oil) […]
A refreshing summer salad made with tomatoes, cucumber and spring onions with with capers and olives. Ingredients: Tomatoes – 8 to 10, finely chopped Cucumber – 1, medium, peeled, chopped Spring Onions – 1 cup, chopped Watercress or Lettuce – 1 cup, chopped Black Olives – 4 to 6 Capers […]
Spanish Chicken Rice