Salt cod, a favorite in Spain, is folded into a warm mashed potatoes that are spiked with garlic and smoothed with olive oil. Perfect for hors d’oeuvre.
Piquillo peppers from Spain are stuffed with ground beef for a simple tapas. They can be coated in egg and flour then deep fried for an elegant take.
Sweet and savory play off one another in this simple side whose origins trace back to Spanish tapas. Just gently wilted spinach, plumped raisins, and toasted pine nuts.
Voluptuous Gorgonzola custards, called sformati, share a plate with thin slices of pears and watercress tossed in a vinaigrette. The custards can be baked ahead, so entertaining is easy.
A simple hot pepper sauce made from piri-piri peppers brings big flavor to shrimp in mere minutes. Those Portuguese know what they’re doing.
For this specialty of Portugal, seared marinated pork and fresh clams meet in a spice-filled broth. Serve over fried potatoes cubes as the Portuguese do.
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