honey-bathed pestiños

Honey-bathed pestiños

Pestiños means Easter, tradition, community and a beautifully intoxicating aroma of orange blossom and anise. The honey-bathed pestiños are one of the many Spanish…

Sea urchin gratin

Galician sea urchins gratin

These spiky extraterrestrial-looking animals are a real gift from the oceans, a hidden gem for all those oyster and seafood lovers out there. If…

braised pork and chorizo stew

Braised pork and chorizo stew

When the whether is this cold, nothing better than slow-cooked stews. This rich and beautiful pork and chorizo stew –inspired by Spanish chef and…

cocido maragato

Cocido Maragato (Maragato Stew)

The cocido maragato is one of the most traditional of all the Castilian cocidos. We meet chef Pedro Castillo, from Casa Coscolo, to learn…

granada city map for foodies

Granada city map for foodies

No place like Granada exemplifies in a better way the cultural crossover that was Spain for centuries. Explore the best foodie places in town with our Granada City Map for Foodies.

A quick guide to Spanish tapas

Chinese dim-sum, Turkish mezze, Japanese sushi… the habit of preparing food in bite-sized portions seems to be common to many cultures. Yet it is…

ajoblanco

Ajoblanco

The ajoblanco can be considered one of the original cold soups that are so traditional in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. Less famous…

Ham croquetas

The best ham croquetas

I absolutely love Spanish ham croquetas. In fact, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t. Unless of course, you are a vegetarian, in which case…

Chistorra and piquillo peppers toast recipe | holafoodie.com

Chistorra and piquillo peppers toast

A quick and easy-to-make yet delightful toast that blends two of my favourite Spanish delicatessens: piquillo peppers and chistorra. Perhaps you are unfamiliar with…

Garlic Prawns (Gambas al ajillo)

Garlic prawns (gambas al ajillo)

It often happens that the simplest recipes are the tastiest ones. Or at least this is the case with today’s garlic prawns or ‘gambas…

Charo Salguero Churrera El Puerto de Santa Maria | The Queen of Churros | holafoodie.com

The Queen of Churros

Churros are a big deal in Spain. And most big deals are in need of heroes who represent the cause and make it better….