Jamon Serrano is not always to the initial liking of those brought up, as I was, on York ham. It is an acquired taste but, at its best, is wonderful
Sopa de Picadillo is a very popular broth served all over the country.
Here is a recipe for a classic Andalucian dish going back to the 16th century. Habas con Jamon is a meal that has stood the test of time.
Here’s a suggestion for a recipe using Spanish snails. This one is for meat eaters as it combines snails with the Sobrasada sausage and ham.
Croquettes are a favourite food of mine in Spain. You can make them using cheese, fish, mushrooms or, as is the case here, Serrano ham.
Time to savour a dish that traditional hails from Navarra, though it can be found on menus as far south as Andalucia. Trout with Serrano ham.
In Madrid this dish is called Callos a la Madrileña. Many a butcher will provide you with the off-cuts of meat to use.
It is time for warming food. A filling soup with all the goodness of lentils. Lentils are used in lots of recipes in Spain, including this one.
As a child ham and eggs was a favourite of mine. So, done the Spanish way, and combined with red peppers; this recipe is a favourite of mine
Spanish ham has to be one of the best aspects of dining in Spain. Be it jamón serrano, jamon iberico or simply cooked ham, it’s a joy to eat