Category Archives : Tapas


Gazpacho

Gazpacho is an Andalusian dish similar to salmorejo. It consists of a creamy soup made with tomatoes, olive oil and vegetables. This is one of the healthiest dishes you can prepare, and it’s very easy as well. As it’s served cold, it’s the perfect starter for any summer day that you feel like having a […]

gazpacho, tomato soup

stuffed mussels, spanish tigres

Stuffed mussels (Mejillones rellenos or Tigres)

Stuffed mussels are a typical Spanish tapa, native to the North. They can be served hot or cold, but anyway these creamy stuffed mussels are delicious. It takes some time to prepare Tigres, but the long wait is worth it!   Ingredients 1 kg/2 lb mussels, cleaned 1 glass white wine 1 bay leaf 1 […]


Salmorejo

Salmorejo is an Andalusian dish similar to Gazpacho. It consists of a creamy soup made with tomatoes, bread, oil, garlic and vinegar and accompanied with crumbled hard boiled eggs and serrano ham dices. As it is served cold, it is the perfect starter for any summer day that you feel like having a taste of […]

salmorejo

patatas bravas, potatoes

Patatas bravas

Patatas bravas are a common Spanish tapa dish. It consists of potatoes with a spicy, tomato sauce. They are delicious, and the spicy touch of the sauce lives up to its name (bravas means “fierce”). You don’t have to leave your kitchen to enjoy this dish, it is easily prepared and the ingredients are cheap […]


Ensaladilla rusa (Russian salad)

Russian salad or Olivier Salad   Although the original Russian salad is native to Russia, in Spain there is a modern version of this salad, typically served as a tapa or a starter during summer, as it is served cold. The original Russian salad consisted basically of boiled potatoes, meat and mayonnaise. However, the Spanish […]

russian salad, ensaladilla rusa