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.

Chorizo with cider recipe | holafoodie.com

Chorizo with cider (Chorizo a la sidra)

Few other recipes encapsulate the essence of traditional Spanish cuisine like this ‘chorizo a la sidra’ from the northern region of Asturias. Extremely simple…

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…

Tiger nut horchata recipe | holafoodie.com

Tiger nut horchata

You’ve probably heard of Mexican horchata before. But this is different. This is a tiger nut horchata. A drink so delicious that you won’t…

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…

Escabeche Quail Salad Recipe | holafoodie.com

Quail escabeche salad

One of my all-time favourite salads. A classic yet sophisticated Spanish recipe that borrows the best from the ‘escabeche’ technique to create a super…

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!

Spanish Torrijas Recipe | holafoodie.com

Milk-soaked torrijas

Easter is almost here and with Easter come torrijas. Or at least that’s the way it works in Spain! I still remember how my…

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.

Sardines, tuna & anchovies coca recipe | holafoodie.com

Sardines, tuna & anchovies coca

Coca is to Catalans what pizza is to Italians. A fun, simple and delicious comfort food that everyone will love. And here’s the good news: it’s dead simple to make it. Shall we?