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Spanish Food

Which Olive Oil Should You Choose?

It’s all well and good to say that you’ll start using olive oil more in your cooking, but when you actually go to buy olive oil, you’re faced with a dizzying array of choice. Not only is there the difference between standard and extra virgin olive oil, but you also have to take into account which country it’s made in Read More…

Olive Oil’s Health Benefits Revealed

If you’ve been meaning to order some Spanish olive oil to add a special something to your cooking at home, you may also be interested in how this particular product could be good for your health.   A recent article for Medical Daily dug deeper into the health benefits associated with olive oil, noting that various studies have found that Read More…

4 Vegan Spanish Recipes To Try Out

You know the old saying – “new year, new me”… while it might be a bit trite and no doubt a lot of your resolutions will fall by the wayside before the end of the year, trying to drive positive lifestyle changes at the start of a new year can be a lot of fun. Those of you doing Dry Read More…

Celebrate Halloween With These Spanish Recipes

Halloween has blown up all over the world in recent years, with many countries celebrating the holiday with extravagant costumes, traditions and their own ghoulish recipes. Here are just a few foods that Spaniards love to enjoy on El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) every year. – Quemadas  Halloween is perhaps most celebrated in Galicia, in northern Read More…

What Food To Enjoy With A Bottle Of Sangria De Vino

Pairing food and wine can be a little tricky if you don’t quite know what you’re doing, but if you are planning a Spanish feast over the next few weeks, you could certainly do an awful lot worse than filling your guests’ glasses with Sangria de Vino La Petarda. This is a red wine-based drink made from tempranillo and cabernet Read More…

4 Manchego Cheese Recipes To Try This Weekend

One of the most delicious Spanish cheeses you can buy has to be Manchego, a very rich and creamy sheep’s milk cheese that comes from the La Mancha region. It has a distinct nutty flavour and is a beautiful rich golden colour, available in three different stages – fresh, two to four months old or matured for a year. There Read More…

Warm Up With A Hearty Cocido Madrileno As Autumn Arrives

The last week has certainly seen a change in the weather, with cooling temperatures making it clear that our long, hot summer is finally over. It is at this time of the year that we all love to dive under our blankets by a roasting fire and indulge in a hearty stew. However, if you’re a big fan of Spanish Read More…

Discover Spanish Food On A Trip To Salamanca

The next time you sit down to plan a foodie trip away, make sure you put Salamanca in Spain at the very top of your list. Known as the Golden City, it’s a wonderful place to holiday for culture vultures, whether it’s food at the top of your agenda, the stunning architecture or simply the beautiful weather. You’ll find this Read More…

Give Your Summer Picnic A Spanish Twist

It’s not long until National Picnic Week, so time to get some special orders in with this Spanish delicatessen so you can truly celebrate in style from the 15th – 24th June. After all, eating alfresco doesn’t mean you have to limit yourself to soggy sandwiches and scotch eggs – turn to Spanish cuisine and flavours for some ideas and Read More…

What Goes Into A Traditional Paella?

Paella is possibly the best-known dish to come out of Spain and you can find countless variations of this rice-based meal being served up in homes and restaurants, not only across Spain, but all over the world. But if you want to make an authentic paella, what ingredients should you start with? Paella originated in Valencia, where traditional ingredients include Read More…