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“Tortilla española” – the Spanish omelette

  The “tortilla de patatas” is the popular and world famous Spanish potato omelet. This simple egg dish was once know as “tortilla de cartuja” as it was a dish originally created by the monks, who whipped egg with cream. Over the following centuries this potato omelet became so typical that it eventually attained the […]

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“Gambas blancas de Huelva” – Huelva’s delicate and delicious white prawns

  There are multiple varieties of prawns, of many different qualities, in Spain. The highest quality, with great gastronomic value, are the prawns from Costa de Huelva, in Andalucía, southern Spain – known as ‘Gambas de Huelva’ in Spanish. Also called ‘Gambas Blancas de Huelva’ (‘blancas’ means white), this crustacean has a long and well […]

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Delicious Spanish “Cordero” – Lamb recipes and more

  We are approaching Semana Santa (Easter) and as you may already know, Catholics do not eat meat during this Holy Week. Nevertheless, we know lamb is a popular dish elsewhere during this festive season and here are a few Spanish recipes on how to cook some exquisite flavorsome lamb. A very typical way of […]

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Leche frita, Spain’s fried milk dessert

Leche frita literally translates to ‘fried milk’. A bit of what you see is what you get – but what you eat it delicious, a personal favourite. It’s a delicious traditional dessert that is nicely sweet, lovely and milky. These firm small delicacies covered in warm and crunchy egg and flour mix and served hot. […]

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Baked pellet, “Christmas stew with balls”

Not meant in a rude way at all, “Cocido de pelotas” (the name of this dish in Spanish) directly translates to “Stew with balls”. However, it being originally a Galician dish, where certain words have different meaning, it describes a dish of baked pellet. Stews are common in Spain and specially during festive season, and […]

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Pulpo a la Gallega, Galician octopus

This originally Galician dish is a very much known throughout Spain. The delicious tenderness of Pulpo and the kick of flavor from the smoked paprika and the softness of the potato, a combination one may not at first think of — but trust us, it’s good! Ingredients 1 octopus 100 ml olive oil 2 bay […]

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Frittered crisp aubergines with honey

One of our personal favourite tapas, deep-fried aubergine with honey. It may not sound like the best combination, but trust us, it’s delicious. The subtle flavor of the aubergine comes through and the crispy coating and sticky honey make it a heavenly dish. Serves 4-6 Ingredients Aubergines (300g), in 7-8mm-thick slices Plain flour 110g Olive […]

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Christmas special: Solomillo steak with peppercorn sauce

Here at Food@M, in this celebratory season, we deliver you “Christmas Specials” of top notch Spanish meals. Although Spain is rich for their seafood, it is also known for their good quality meat dishes. Sirloin meat tends to be one of the most popular and favourite Spanish meats and dishes. Below you will find a […]

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Churros, the spanish version of doughnuts!

Churros are simple fritters that are long, straight or slightly curled lengths that have ridges; often referred to as “big french fries”. Wether you fancy a sweet breakfast or a quick mid-day snack or a snack on the way home at night, Churros are the answer to your cravings. One can buy them at cafes […]

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