Category: Spanish

Grilled Paprika Chicken with Chorizo Gravy 2 5

Grilled Paprika Chicken with Chorizo Gravy

Back in the Philippines I used to eat a lot at fast food courts of malls, because its cheap and the place where I worked before have a big 4 floor shopping mall at the ground level. At that mall, there was this Filipino Spanish fusion restaurant (not existing anymore)...

Espinacas con Garbanzos 1 3

Espinacas con Garbanzos

Espinacas con Garbanzos is a type of tapa from the Andalusian region which is prepared with spinach (espinacas) and chickpeas (garbanzos), it seems to be an odd combination but wait till you try them. This traditional tapa from Seville is widely popular during the winter season and Lenten periods (Catholics...

Chorizo Fried Rice 1 3

Chorizo Fried Rice

Fried Rice is popular in Asia likewise Chorizo is popular in Spain and Latin America, both can be enjoyed on breakfast that is why in Malaysia you have Nasi Goreng and in Philippines you have Sinangag in the morning, while in Mexico they enjoy chorizos on breakfast burritos and in...

Spanish Chicken, Chorizo and Potato Stew 1 6

Spanish Chicken, Chorizo and Potato Stew

I would easily choose chorizo over bacon when using as an ingredient to flavour or spice things up, this Spanish sausage just gives a ton of complex flavours comparing to the basic smokey bacon flavour. Since I started using this before I can stop giving reasons to myself in creating...

Chorizo, Beans and Tomato Soup 1 3

Chorizo, Beans and Tomato Soup

I love the flavour of Chorizo, add it to any dish it will instantly change it from boring to exciting, it makes any dish taste like a Spanish dish, I call this the bacon of the Iberian Peninsula. Chorizo is a very flexible ingredient, it can be used in pasta,...

Pata con Setas 1 0

Pata con Setas

Who does not love Spanish inspired dishes, the sofrito on tomato based sauce on meat or vegetables is a flavour that is so comforting, the natural sweetness with the tang of tomatoes is such a flavour that you will never get tired of. Our dish for today Pata con Setas...

Menestra 2 1

Menestra

Menestra is a classic Spanish vegetable soup dish prepared with different Mediterranean vegetables like artichokes, Manzanilla olives and white beans as a base then spiced up with some paprika and sherry vinegar. From here you can add other vegetables of your choice but traditionally asparagus, mushrooms, capsicum, beans and peas...

Caldo de Res 1 5

Caldo de Res

Caldo de Res is a type of beef soup prepared with beef shanks and vegetables in a light tomato based soup, found in the cuisines of Spain and Mexico. I first encountered this on a TV show I think was presented by Rick Stein when he was in Spain. If...

Spanish Meatballs with Clams, Chorizo & Squid 1 3

Spanish Meatballs with Clams, Chorizo & Squid

A lot of Filipino dishes have a close resemblance to the Spanish cuisine primarily because of our history, the use of tomato sauce, pork, chorizo, capsicums, sautéed garlic and onions are the evidences of the remnant past. Having said that most Spanish inspired dishes back home is a big hit...

Top 42 Pulutan Favourites 2 3

Top 42 Pulutan Favourites

Pulutan is the Filipino equivalent to the Spanish tapas, they are dishes typically served in small amounts usually enjoyed with beer or any alcoholic beverage. Pulutan can vary from something as fancy as garlic prawns down to saltine crackers mixed with canned tuna in oil. It is a must in...