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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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The history and art of Spanish ceramic tiles

Spanish tiles have gained a worldwide reputation for some of the most brilliant and colourful combinations. The origins of Spanish tiles go back thousands of years… During Medieval times and before the Muslim invasion in the year 711, ceramics were extensively produced in Southern and Coastal Eastern Spain, including tiles for design and manufacture, practical […]

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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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