Mains

To celebrate the great diversity of our Spanish cuisine, we have created an ever-growing and varied selection of recipe ideas so that you can cook your favourite Spanish mains for your friends and family.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…