Recipes

There is way more to Spanish cuisine than just paella, croquetas or chorizo. In fact, we are lucky to enjoy one of the most diverse cuisines in the world. With thousands of different techniques and preparations, there is a Spanish recipe for everyone. Here is our collection of easy-to-do Spanish recipes, including plenty of local and regional specialities for you to enjoy at home.

Bonito Marmitako

Bonito Marmitako (Basque tuna stew)

In Basque language, ‘marmitako’ means ‘what it is inside the pot’. So when the Basque fishermen were cooking aboard their boats… What did they…

Crema Catalana

Crema Catalana

For the French, the Catalan version of their crème brûlée. For the Catalans, the real deal plus the true original recipe. For everyone else,…

How to make chorizo

How to make chorizo

My aunt Amelia makes the best homemade chorizo ever. Having said this, the good news are that making chorizo at home is much easier…

Lentils with chorizo

Spanish lentils with chorizo

Lentils with chorizo are the ultimate comfort food for those winter days when getting outside is just too daring. Discover why this traditional recipe…

Spanish sweet potato omelette

Spanish sweet potato omelette

A sweeter version of our classic Spanish omelette and the perfect solution to get rid of those leftover sweet potatoes that threaten to set…

Meatballs in Brown Sauce Recipe | holafoodie.com

Spanish meatballs in brown sauce

This is the classic way meatballs have been made at my home for generations. An original recipe full of little secrets that we now…

Pisto Manchego

Pisto manchego with aubergine

The ‘pisto manchego’ is our Spanish ‘ratatouille’, a super healthy and flavoursome traditional recipe which works equally well as a main or as a…

spanish polvorones

Spanish polvorones

These super crumbly and soft Spanish Xmas sweets are as good for your soul as they are bad for your diet. But hey! Who…

Hake Medalions with Cockles Sauce Recipe | holafoodie.com

Hake medallions with cockles sauce

A super healthy sea-inspired recipe which combines two fantastic products from the north of Spain: Galician cockles and Basque hake. Let’s get one thing…

turrón de alicante

Turrón de Alicante

The ‘turrón de Alicante’ – also known as ‘turrón duro’ – is a hard nougat made of honey, sugar, egg white and almonds, which…

Turron de Jijona

Turron de Jijona

The turron de Jijona is a soft and sticky nougat-like paste which is as much of a synonym for Spanish Xmas as it is…

Cod cheeks pil pil recipe | holafoodie.com

Cod cheeks Pil-Pil style

If you love cooking, you’ll love making this Pil-Pil. If you love eating, you’ll love tasting it. Whatever it is you love, we’re confident…

My patatas bravas recipe | holafoodie.com

My patatas bravas

This is the story of a few humble potatoes that one day, a long time ago, partnered with a simple spicy sauce to hit…

Panellets recipe | holafoodie.com

Panellets

Instead of the more American Halloween, Spain has always celebrated the All Saints Day, a Catholic-inspired festivity that comes with its very own sweets,…

Iberico ham and melon salad recipe | holafoodie.com

Iberico ham and melon salad

The classic Spanish ham and melon combination turned into a fun and colourful summer salad with extra flavour enhancement. It’s mid October and we’re…

Seafood fideuà recipe | holafoodie.com

Seafood fideuà

A seafood paella without rice is possible. It’s called seafood fideuà and it uses short dry vermicelli-like noodles instead of rice. It’s so delicious…