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…

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…

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…

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…

Arroz con leche Rice pudding

Arroz con leche (rice pudding)

There are many rice pudding recipes. But none as beautiful and delicious as this ‘arroz con leche’. Don’t you believe us? Carry on reading…

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…

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…