Sugar-free

Diabetes is very close to our family so we’re used to cook for those who can’t eat sugars. Here are some of those brilliant recipes that we regularly prepare for our loved ones.

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…

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…

Romesco sauce recipe | holafoodie.com

Romesco sauce

The romesco sauce could well be the queen of Catalan sauces. Of course there is the allioli, the samfaina and a couple more that…

Beetroot salmorejo Recipe | holafoodie.com

Beetroot salmorejo

The colder the salmorejo the better. Leave it in the fridge for as long as you can. Salmorejo tastes even better if you leave it to rest in the fridge overnight!

Cojonudo & Cojonuda Recipe | holafoodie.com

Cojonudo & Cojonuda

Let’s get things straight from the beginning… ‘Cojonudo’ is a Spanish word that comes from the term ‘cojones’ (bollocks, testicles). It literally refers to…

Pheasant Escabeche Recipe | holafoodie.com

Wild pheasant escabeche

One of the oldest Spanish food preservation techniques makes a glorious comeback to become the ultimate tupperware recipe. A delicious and tender pheasant with…

Wild Trout Escabeche Recipe | holafoodie.com

Wild trout in escabeche

I love escabeches. I really do. Not only they’re quick and easy to cook. I also find them delicious. And since they keep perfectly well in the fridge for days, they are a terrific choice when planning your weekly tupperware menu.

Gilda recipe | holafoodie.com

Gilda

This is a pintxo which is part of the Basque identity. It is also delicious, it can be done in no time and it needs hardly any cooking skills to master it. If that wouldn’t be good enough, it’s also a great option if you happen to be on a diet.

The Canary Islands 'Mojos' | holafoodie.com

Green coriander mojo with wrinkly potatoes

The ‘Mojo de Cilantro’ is the king of the Canarian green ‘mojos’. Almost as popular as the ‘Mojo Picón’, this is a milder variety which makes it the perfect complement for any fish-based recipe.

Mussels and maize croquettes | holafoodie.com

Mussels and maize croquettes

Half croquette, half tiger. Discover the winning combination of flavours and textures that this simple recipe will bring to your table.

Beef meatballs with cuttlefish | holafoodie.com

Beef meatballs with cuttlefish

Adding seafood to a meaty pot might sound like a bizarre idea. Yet for many centuries, Catalans have experienced and enjoyed the delicate results of this very pleasant combination.