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If you think Spanish cuisine is all about chorizo and deep-fried croquettes, check out these super healthy recipes and discover why most experts endorse the Mediterranean diet as one of the healthiest in the world.

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…

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…

Orange stuffed olives

Orange stuffed olives

‘Orange and olives’ is one of those combinations that can be categorized as a gastronomic miracle. Try this super easy recipe to find out…

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…

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…

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…

Deep-fried Padron Peppers Recipe | holafoodie.com

Deep-fried Padron Peppers

Galicians have a popular saying that describes Padron peppers better than anything else: ‘Os pementos de Padrón, uns pican e outros non’. It means…

Salmorejo from Cordoba recipe | holafoodie.com

Salmorejo from Cordoba

There are recipes with so much to tell that they could easily become a cooking book of their own right. I like to think…

Escalivada recipe | holafoodie.com

Escalivada

A super simple, super quick, super yummy and super healthy recipe which is perfect for your summer diet. And for sure, the laziest, cheapest…