To his surprise, and horror, some of the best salt cod fritters David Leite ever ate weren’t Portuguese, but Spanish. Light, crunchy, and perfectly balanced.
Butifarra Fresca ~ Homemade Spanish Sausage
Making fresh homemade Spanish sausage is completely doable at home and it’s easier than you may think.
Fried Goat Cheese with Onion Confit
This tapa of fried goat cheese with onion confit combines two iconic Spanish ingredients into a tantalizing small bite that’s all sweetness and tang.
Peruvian Roast Chicken
This anything-but-boring bird borrows its Peruvian accent from a technicolor dream coat of paprika, lemon, garlic, and cumin.
Bacon Manchego Cheese Burger
We’re bringing back fusion cuisine in style with this unabashedly American burger and its Spanish-inspired accoutrements.
Paella, the classic Spanish dish, is given the full treatment here. You don’t need a paella pan to make this paella recipe, either. A Dutch oven will do.
Sometimes a little unexpected tweak to tradition isn’t a bad thing. Nope. Not a bad thing at all…
Chorizo Eggs Benedict
Chorizo eggs Benedict. It’s essentially eggs and Hollandaise and chorizo and it tastes like a superlative Spanish homage to a breakfast classic.
Calamari à la Plancha
Sounds a lot more compelling than “squid cooked over hot coals”! Or, in this case, cast iron skillets. Our recipe tester Sofia swears this is just like what they serve in her native Portugal.
The official Spanish summer sipper. And, for those who don’t care for sodden, wimpy, mushy fruit in their cocktail, we include a nifty little party trick.
Shrimp with Chorizo
What did our discerning testers say about this recipe? “Wildy satisfying.” “Zesty.” “Quick and tasty.” “A marriage made in heaven.” “A stunning nosh.” And they should know.
Serrano Ham-Chicken Fritters ~ Croquetas
These irresistible croquettes, made with ham and chicken, are a favorite in Spanish tapas bars. A great hors d’oeuvre, after-school snack, or nibble.
Chicken Wings with Garlic and Paprika ~ Pollo al Ajillo
These Spanish-inflected, heart-achingly outstanding chicken wings are our latest lazy weeknight crush.
Anyone else ready for another weekend? If so, we’ve got an especially seasonal riff on the sultry Spanish sipper that’ll get everyone in the mood…for what, you tell us.
Octopus with Paprika
Octopus with paprika, aka pulpo a la Gallega, is pretty much ubiquitous at bars and restaurants in Spain. There’s a reason for that.
Sautéed Bacon, Mushrooms, and Lentils
It may seem criminal to bathe the walloping nutrition of lentils and mushrooms in anything but wholesomeness, but there’s something to be said for quality of life. Hello, bacon!
Spanish Pizza with Chorizo and Peppers
A United Nations of flavor adorn this Spanish pizza with chorizo and Manchego mingling with mozzarella and poblano chiles.
White Sangria Spritzer
Crisp white wine, Cointreau, plenty of citrus, and sparkling water collide in this sipper that you can succumb to without regretting in the morning.
Catalan Veal Stew with Prunes and Potatoes
In this Spanish stew, veal breast is seared then slowly braised in a brew filled with tomatoes, brandy, wine, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and a bit of chocolate.
How To Make Chorizo
Knowing how to make chorizo is an essential life skill all of us should learn and practice often. Or that’s what we think. This recipe falls smack in between the Mexican and Spanish styles.