If you are a vegetarian and you have gone out for tapas in Spain, there is a good chance that you have already lost all hope. But trust me, there is light at the end of the tunnel. And believe it or not, plenty of terrific Spanish vegetarian dishes for you too.

honey-bathed pestiños

Honey-bathed pestiños

Pestiños means Easter, tradition, community and a beautifully intoxicating aroma of orange blossom and anise. The honey-bathed pestiños are one of the many Spanish…



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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

turrón de alicante

Turrón de Alicante

The ‘turrón de Alicante’ – also known as ‘turrón duro’ – is a hard nougat made of honey, sugar, egg white and almonds, which…

Turron de Jijona

Turron de Jijona

The turron de Jijona is a soft and sticky nougat-like paste which is as much of a synonym for Spanish Xmas as it is…

My patatas bravas recipe |

My patatas bravas

This is the story of a few humble potatoes that one day, a long time ago, partnered with a simple spicy sauce to hit…

Panellets recipe |


Instead of the more American Halloween, Spain has always celebrated the All Saints Day, a Catholic-inspired festivity that comes with its very own sweets,…

Deep-fried Padron Peppers Recipe |

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 |

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 |


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 |

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 |

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!

The Canary Islands 'Mojos' |

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.