Mantecados, a History of Spain’s Christmas Cookies

Mantecados can be found in every household come Christmas time. These soft and crumbly Spanish cookies are a Christmas tradition which dates back to sixteenth century from the Andulucia region of Spain. Although today there are over 80 factories in the the Andalucian region manufacturing mantecados, the towns of Estepa and Antequera claim mantecados as […]

Passion Fruit Pulp, A Delicious, Nutritious Tropical Treat

If you haven’t enjoyed a passion fruit smoothie yet, what are you waiting for? Forget the fact that it’s good for you, rich with antioxidants and a great source of fiber, but it tastes great too! Passion fruit pulp comes from the passion fruit, also known as passionfruit, maracuya, maracuja, parcha and chinola. The tropical […]

Chorizo al Vino Recipe

Chorizo al Vino

Chorizo al Vino is a classic Spanish tapa. The heavenly combination of the spanish chorizo and red wine heightens the flavor of the chorizo to another level. It’s ease to prepare does not minimize it’s complex and uncomparable taste. A Spanish culinary treasure. Serves 10 Ingredients Needed – 10 Dry Cured Spanish Chorizos, approximately 4 […]

Tortilla Espanola Recipe

Tortilla Espanola

This classic Spanish omelet is a traditional tapa from Spain. Although the tortilla can be served hours after preparation, ideally it should be served warm. Makes 24 portions Ingredients Needed – 3 large eggs – 2 lbs. of potatoes, peeled and diced – 1 ¼ diced onions – 1 large garlic clove – 18 oz. […]

Huevo Relleno con Jamon Serrano

Huevo Relleno con Jamon Serrano

Spain’s version of Deviled Eggs utilizes a Spanish favorite, Jamon Serrano (Serrano Ham). Jamon Serrano is a culinary staple throughout Spain. This recipe makes 24 servings. Ingredients Needed – 12 eggs – 6 tbsp mayonnaise – 1 tsp mustard – salt and ground black pepper – 4 oz. sliced Jamon Serrano Directions Hard boil eggs, […]

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