Enjoy your eggs Spanish-style in this flavourful dish, full of potatoes and veg. The HomeCooker ensures your eggs are cooked just right – with no runny whites!
Spain is famous for its almonds and locals put them to good use in this chilled summer soup. It's called Ajo Blanco con Uvas and is made with freshly crushed almonds, breadcrumbs, lots of garlic, olive oil and vinegar. Peeled grapes and water are added before serving.
This cold soup uses lots of tomatoes, which helps to protect the cardiovascular system. It needs at least one hour chilling time for best results.
This traditional Spanish soup is full of wonderfully fresh flavours and packed with vitamins as all the vegetables are raw. Cool and refreshing, it is the ideal choice for a simple lunch or midsummer supper, with some seeded country-style bread or rolls. Or serve it as a light starter on a warm evening.
This Spanish way of cooking pasta in a thick fresh sauce makes a rich side dish to accompany meat or fish.
This ideal side dish could accompany your chicken dish, or could be among one of many tapas dishes in your spanish themed course. It is simple, but flavourful, and the textures are amazing.
Ok...there's many ways to make an omelette but this one is a meal. Based on the Spanish tortilla it has potatoes as its main veg but then you can add what you want: in this case it's sweetcorn, courgette and green pepper. I often add chopped chilli or tabasco too.
Hot tomato sauce over baked potatoes. Great tapas dish or anytime potato dish.
A traditional Spanish side dish that I've served at parties for many years. But it's a simple, tasty dish anytime!
This is a delicious vegetarian pureed soup. Garlic, cauliflower, cabbage, leeks and carrots are simmered together in a tomato soup base. Enjoy with crusty fresh bread, if desired.
This dish is also known as tortilla de patatas. Crisp potatoes and onions are incorporated into a pan-fried omelette. It's then served with chopped tomatoes and spring onions.
This is very easy to make, it doesn't cost a fortune and most people have a couple of onions, potatoes and eggs spare. It's low on cost and high on taste. It's ideal to eat hot or cold and great to eat with a salad. Please note you will need a deep fat fryer, a frying pan and a dinner plate.
Delicious mushrooms on toast with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. This makes a lovely vegetarian tapas or starter.
This is recipe reminds me of my mum when I was a child. I still continue to cook the same for my children and grandchildren. Although I have changed the method slightly (times have changed!), the recipe is the same and the end result is equally tasty and authentic. The omelette can be served hot or cold with a green salad. Will keep for 3 - 4 days in fridge or, once cold, wrap in foil and can be frozen for 1 month. Enjoy!
Queso blanco is a soft, unaged white cheese that originated in Spain. It's also fantastically easy to make at home! Add salt for a savoury cheese to crumble on salads, or skip the salt for a creamy soft cheese that is delicious served with a drizzle of honey!
This is a recipe for the classic Spanish tortilla, also called Spanish omelette. You won't find a more authentic recipe than this!
This is sort of a Spanish ratatouille, a vegetable stew that hails from La Mancha. Serve with with a fried egg on top and some crusty bread for a lovely and light meat-free meal!
Pan tomaca is a traditional way of starting the day in Spain. It couldn't be easier to prepare! If you don't fancy it for breakfast, it also makes a lovely snack or starter.
This cold gazpacho soup is a wonderful light lunch or appetiser for summer. The recipe is from Spain. Tastes best when made with really ripe and sweet tomatoes.
This recipe can be eaten as a side dish or as a light meal. It's great with a pork chop and some crusty bread. Its origins date back to North Africa and is one of the very popular choices of tapas in Seville's bars.