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Warm Up this Winter with a Hearty Spanish Bean Stew

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While Spain is known around the globe for its bright sunshine, beautiful beaches, and summer heat, the wintertime can be quite cold and dreary in some parts of the country. One way that the Spanish like to warm up on a particularly chilly day is with a tasty, hearty stew. They especially love a filling,…

Get a Taste of the Holidays with this Sopa de Galets Recipe

Get a Taste of the Holidays with this Sopa de Galets Recipe

Everyone knows that the holidays are about delicious food, and plenty of it. One dish that’s on every table on Christmas in Catalonia is sopa de galets, a tasty soup with noodles and meatballs. Who could resist a hearty bowl of pasta and meatballs? Not us! We’re sharing our favorite recipe with you, straight from…

10 Spanish Christmas Foods to Serve at Your Holiday Feast

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When the holiday season rolls around in Spain, it’s time for the very best of Spanish cuisine to make an appearance on every table across the country. Especially on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Spanish families plan big, elaborate meals featuring seasonal favorites. If you’re planning your own holiday feast, here are some Spanish Christmas…

In 2019, Andalucía Boasts Much of the Best Olive Oil in the World

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One of the keys to success in Spanish cuisine is high-quality olive oil. There is almost no dish that doesn’t include it in some way, and the Spaniards consider this ingredient to be liquid gold. It should come as no surprise then that a recent ranking states that the Spanish province of Andalucía claims a…

What to Eat to Get a Real Taste Of Traditional Barcelona Cuisine

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Barcelona is a city that draws in foodies from all over the world due to its exquisite cuisine and fantastic wine culture. And while Spain is known for tapas, Catalonia, the region that Barcelona is the capital of, is known for heartier dishes and portion sizes. These 5 plates are shining examples of Barcelona cuisine…

Pulpo a la Gallega, a Classic Spanish Octopus Recipe

Pulpo a la Gallega, a Classic Spanish Octopus Recipe

While eating octopus might seem strange to some, it’s a delicacy in Spanish cuisine. There are several ways to eat this seafood delight, but one of the most popular ways in Spain is pulpo a la gallega. Try our this Spanish octopus recipe and bring a little taste of Spain to your kitchen! About pulpo…

A Checklist of the Best Paella and Rice Dishes in Spain

A Checklist of the Best Paella and Rice Dishes in Spain

The one dish that every tourist wants to try in Spain is paella. Paella is one of Spain’s national dishes and is favorite among the locals. This dish is as traditional as it gets, and any Spaniard will tell you that nobody does it better than their mother. But did you know there there is…

10 Tasty Cold Tapas That are Perfect to Eat in Summer

10 Tasty Cold Tapas That are Perfect to Eat in Summer

The scorching temperatures in Spain mean that people look for just about any way to keep cool. This includes the way that the locals cook and eat during the hottest months. Why use the stove top or oven when there are so many delicious cold tapas you can try? Here are 10 dishes that are…

9 Vegan and Vegetarian Tapas that Need to Be on Your Must-Eat List

9 Vegan and Vegetarian Tapas that Need to Be on Your Must-Eat List

In a country that loves its meat as much as Spain, it can sometimes be a bit of a challenge to find vegan and vegetarian-friendly options on the menu. When you go to a tapas bar you’ll notice that the menu is often laden with cured meats, cheeses, and other options that aren’t apt for…

Going Beyond Jamón: Spanish Cured Meats that We Can’t Stop Eating

Going Beyond Jamón: Spanish Cured Meats that We Can't Stop Eating

Chances are you’ve heard about Spanish ham, jamón ibérico, and all its delicious glory. However, did you know that there are a plethora of other Spanish cured meats out there that deserve your attention? Here are 9 meats that you need to sink your teeth into and understand why we’re so in love! Jamón ibérico…