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Paella mixta, original Paella

Ingredients 8 Chicken drummies 1/2 Cup and 2 table spoons olive oil 1 Yellow onion, diced 1 Table spoon minced garlic 2 Cups short-grain ‘Calaspara’ rice 2 Pinches of saffron 2 1/2 Cups clam juice 2 1/3 Cups chicken stock Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 Cup diced red bell pepper 1/2 Cup green […]

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The famous Crema Catalana

This creamy desert is the spanish version of the french “creme brulèe” and is rich in flavour and melts in your mouth. It is usually served with a crispy caramelised surface, which is done with a special spiral-heated hot iron. Fear not if you kitchen does not include one of these, as one can easily […]

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World renown Gambas Pil-Pil

Gambas Pil Pil is one of the most famous Spanish tapas! Usually served in a hot terracotta pot, in sizzling sauce of garlic, chilli & olive oil. This is definitely not a dish for those on a diet or for those that don’t like garlic! Ingredients 1 kg Medium sized uncooked prawns or shrimps 100ml […]

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Chorizo a la sidra, Chorizo in Asturian cider

Ingredients 3 raw chorizos for frying. We recommend a quality soft chorizo, either hot or mild, that is up to you. Extra virgin olive oil. 1/2 litre of natural fermented cider (alcoholic cider). This dish is done with a special cider from Asturias, north of Spain, from where the dish originates from. But feel free […]

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Traditional Spanish gazpacho

Ingredients 1 kg of Ripe juicy tomatoes 1 Garlic clove 1/2 An onion, white type not sweet 1 Green sweet pepper 1 Cucumber, about 6-7 inches long 1/4 Teaspoon of ground cumin 3 Tablespoons of red wine vinegar 1/2 Tablespoon salt 1 Cup virgin olive oil 1 Baguette (or long piece of bread of your […]

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Pollo al ajillo, Garlic chicken

‘Pollo al ajillo’, garlic chicken, is a very traditional Spanish meal. Be ready to smell some garlic and of garlic, to love this dish, you gotta love garlic. We like to use chicken thighs here-they won’t dry out during cooking. If you like white meat, go ahead and use it, just cook it a little […]

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Asparragus wraped in serrano ham

This is an appetizer that’s simple and quick to make, looks nice and tastes delicious. Roasted asparagus with Serrano ham is a wonderful appetizer idea for the holidays. Ingredients 1 Bunch fresh asparagus spears 12 Long, thin slices of jamón serrano Juice of 1 lemon Extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 […]

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Salmorejo, thick gazpacho

Ingredients 4 Ripe tomatoes, peeled and roughly chopped 3 Hard-boiled eggs, peeled and sliced 1 Red pepper, roasted, peeled and cut into 6 strips, (piquillo peppers can be used) 4 Slices of serrano ham, cut into fine strips 2 Garlic cloves, peeled 1 Strand saffron 1 Teaspoon of ground pepper 1 Teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 […]

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Recipe: Creamed mussels with saffron

This Spanish seafood dish can be served either as a starter or a large plate of tapas for four people. Popular in bars all over Spain mussels are easy to prepare and never last long on the plate. This recipe for creamed mussels should be served with fresh crusty bread to mop up all the […]

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Recipe: Marinated anchovies

Anchovies really are an undiscovered delight, bought fresh these appetizing little fish can be cleaned and marinated in Jerez vinegar with garlic and olive oil, so small they do not need to be cooked and are a real favourite in the summer months. Welcome to one of the most popular tapas in Granada. Ingredients 8 […]

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