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All there is to know about Tapas! The ultimate way of life for Spaniards and a delicious way to explore and get the essence of beautiful Spain.  What are Tapas? Tapas, are neither a simple meal nor a snack; they’re a social event, a way of living, and a philosophy in Spain. Did you know Spain has the most bar per habitat? Yes, before Ireland and UK! This is where you find original tapas. A great way to meet friends to chat around a beverage, whether wine, beer or vermouth, while eating up a small bite. Misconception Many believe tapas are those small plates you accumulate in the middle of the table to share between a group of people. Still, the truth is a “tapa” is thought initially for one person only and, by tradition, eaten standing up at the bar. If you want to share plates, you’ll need a “ración,”…

Indulge in the unexpected delight of Gluten-free Pumpkin Croquettes this fall. Featuring a perfect balance of sweet and salty flavours, along with a smooth yet crunchy texture, thanks to the addition of feta. A unique autumn treat awaits! Croquettes or croquetas comes from the French word: ‘croquer’. Which means ‘to bite into.’ The world has different recipes, often with potatoes, meat and brown sauce or thick béchamel and some other ingredients… There’s a whole world of croquettes, and today, a new one is born: The pumpkin croquettes with feta! Air Fryer to the Rescue! These beauties could be fried, but for our health’s sake, I didn’t use the frying pan… I’ve used my air-fryer instead! If you don’t have one, no problem; pop them in the oven, and the coating will cook beautifully there, too. A Tapas Like No Other for Halloween! This Gluten-free pumpkin and Feta Croquette are mainly…

Barcelona’s got a lovely variety of tapas, from the Pinchos to some gorgeous Iberic ham plates to the Basque-style tapas held up by a wooden stick; here is a guide to the best Tapas places in Barcelona! Here are my Top 11 best Tapas places in Barcelona to experience on your next trip to Gaudi’s city! Some require a reservation a few weeks in advance; others need you to turn up and don’t take reservations. I’ll give you the down below. Tapas originated in the South of Spain, more precisely, Andalusia. Although in Barcelona, Catalonia, tapas came later on… around about 30-40 years ago, however, it picked up at a breakneck pace. Today, they were one of the few cities in Spain where you can find the widest variety of Tapas, from traditional to molecular! 1. Cal Pep Plaça de les Olles, 8, El Born district This small, hidden traditional…

A traditional, lighter and colourful Spanish Tortilla de Patata or tortilla española made with onions and olive oil. Because we also eat with our eyes! Spanish Tortilla de Patata is so popular over there they eat it at all times; breakfast, lunch or dinner, and even tapas or served as a snack called Pincho. Similar in many ways to her cousin, the frittata. This omelette version is with thicker pieces of potatoes and sometimes onions. I’ve used those lovely Peruvian purple potatoes for this version to give this traditional dish a little colour. They taste and are cooked the same as any other potatoes. I firmly believe in ‘we eat with the eyes too; frankly, this dish needed a little kick. The purple potatoes Yes, purple is not a common one we see in the supermarket, except in Peru. They are smaller than usual potatoes and taste a tad sweeter.…

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