Shrimp Fritters (Tortillitas de Camaron)

Shrimp Fritters (Tortillitas de Camaron)

A little while ago I spent some time in Cadiz. I had a few days off, we got some cheap flights and made a bolt for it. Besides, it was business. Sherry, beer, beach and a tapas speciality of the region tortillitas de camarones – fritters of baby prawns. There was much to research.

Caldo Bar and Kitchen

Caldo Bar and Kitchen

79 Salusbury Road NW6 6NH 0207 604 4484 www.caldobarandkitchen.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/CaldoBarAndKitchen https://twitter.com/caldoqp Caldo is a new Tapas Bar in the heart of Queens Park, North West London already attracting attention and awards for its particular blend of Basque/British cooking and old fashioned hospitality. It takes its inspiration from northern Spain, especially the Basque region, where the whole community congregates at the […]

11th Cheese Festival ­ Zuheros

11th Cheese Festival ­ Zuheros

Unlike its neighbouring country France, Spain is not known for the variety of cheeses. Having said that, the best known Spanish cheese Manchego is widely available all over the world these days. The popularity of Manchego is earned because of its buttery texture with an easy­to­love creamy and a mild flavour and yet it has a very distinctive aftertaste. Cheese […]

MadridFoodies: A Must for English-Speaking Foodies in Madrid

MadridFoodies: A Must for English-Speaking Foodies in Madrid

The several food tours offered by MadridFoodies, such as the Tapas Tour or the Market Experience Tour, allow the visitors a genuine immersion in the world of tastes on offer in Madrid.

A Brief History of ‘El Toro Osborne’

A Brief History of ‘El Toro Osborne’

If you’ve been to Spain, you’ll have seen the Osborne bulls. Perhaps you’ve wondered what they’re doing there. Here is a brief history of the Osborne bull.

Cochifrito

Eating Cochifrito in Pamplona

Whether you make it yourself or, better still, have it cooked for you; the sautéed lamb dish called Cochifrito is a triumph.

Omar Allibhoy. A Man On a Culinary Mission

Omar Allibhoy. A Man On a Culinary Mission

Omar Allibhoy is a man on a culinary mission. The 28-year-old from Madrid has become something of a phenomenon in the last year.

Galician Soul Food for Autumn in London

Galician Soul Food for Autumn in London

Galician expat Marta Lopez uncovers London’s most authentic Galician restaurants.