Side Dishes · Snacks · Spain · Tapas · Vegetarian

Pan con Tomate / Pa amb Tomaquet

The ultimate tapa for Catalans, pa amb tomaquet or pan con tomate, is the simplest and most beloved of tapas, a lightly grilled bread with tomato, extra-virgin olive oil, salt and sometimes a little garlic flair to it.  If you’ve ever set foot in Barcelona or its region, you probably saw this dish on every single… Continue reading Pan con Tomate / Pa amb Tomaquet

drinks

Sangria Española (sugar-free)

An authentic Sangria Española without sugar, with diced apple, peach and orange, plus a little fizz in the end to make it extra festive! The word Sangria comes from the word “sangre” which means blood, therefore a traditional sangria should be the color of blood. Nowadays there are tons of different variation of sangrias out… Continue reading Sangria Española (sugar-free)

Fish & Sea Food · Main Meals

Salmon Fillet on Quinoa, Asparagus bed topped with a Romesco Sauce

A Spanish Style Salmon fillet on a bed of quinoa and green asparagus topped with a nutty Romesco Sauce is great way to bring a little Mediterranean sun to your plate. Salmon Fillet on green Asparagus and Quinoa Bed topped with Romesco Sauce the perfect set of Spanish flavors. This gorgeous orange sauce is a rich,… Continue reading Salmon Fillet on Quinoa, Asparagus bed topped with a Romesco Sauce

Appetizers · Side Dishes · Tapas · Vegetarian

Eggplant Fries with Honey

Eggplant Fries with Honey is a fairly common tapas in Spain. Nice crunchy eggplants sticks deep fried in olive oil and finished up with a sprinkle of salt and good quality honey. Ever wondered about nice authentic vegetarian tapas ? This crunchy Eggplant topped with honey tapa is what you are looking for! Called Berenjena con miel in… Continue reading Eggplant Fries with Honey

Other stuff · Vegetarian

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce is a polyvalent sauce that goes well with any grilled meat, fish or vegetable. It’s main ingredients are roasted tomatoes, garlic, hazelnut, almond, a red pepper pulp with a touch of paprika. A perfect condiment for BBQ season! A Catalan ritual The orange and nutty sauce originates from Tarragona, about an hour south of Barcelona,… Continue reading Romesco Sauce

lunch · Main Meals · Meat & Poultry · Sandwiches

Spanish Style Burger

A burger with Spanish flavors starting by a chorizo style meat pattie of paprika, parsley and garlic topped by a typical roasted pepper and a nutty homemade romesco sauce and aioli to give this burger an “Olé” touch! It’s a first on the blog… a burger! With summer coming up it’s time to bring out the BBQ! I wanted to… Continue reading Spanish Style Burger

Appetizers · Fish & Sea Food · Tapas

Iberic Variegated Scallops (Zamburiñas)

Those Galician Scallops are exquisite with a smooth white wine bechamel and a crunchy iberic ham to top them! Surf and Turf at it’s best! The Variegated Scallops or Zamburiñas are a small variety of Galician scallops about twice or three times smaller than normal scallops. Check the picture below to see the difference. Those mollusks… Continue reading Iberic Variegated Scallops (Zamburiñas)