Perhaps nothing represents Spanish food better than tapas. Tapas are ubiquitous all over the country. Their extremely social character – Spanish tapas are often enjoyed standing by a bustling bar in the company of friends – exemplify like no other how much Spanish people love to eat and socialise all at once.

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.

Grilled mackerel with tomato, olives and capers tartare | holafoodie.com

Tomato tartare with grilled mackerel

Now that we’re leaving winter behind to slowly enjoy warmer temperatures, it’s the perfect time to cook those recipes combining both warm and cold ingredients. This one today is a very delicious and simple recipe that you can serve both as a starter or completely cold as a tapa.