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Yemas De Santa Teresa

Most popular in Málaga, Yemas de Santa Teresa are little sweet treats made from egg yolks and sugar. I'd bet you've never heard of these before unless you're actually from or have been too Málaga. Ingredients:- 150ml water- 100g caster…

Chocolate a la Taza

The Spanish take on traditional hot chocolate, Chocolate a la Taza is a thick droopy melted chocolate mixture. Usually most popular in Easter, where they would serve it with panquemado, a type of sweetbread that is made during that time of…

Spanish Polvorón

A Polvorón is the Spanish equivalent of the classic shortbread. Soft, crumbly and dense, with almonds being the main ingredient. Mainly produced in Andalusia, polvorónes are popular holiday treats in Spain; they were made from September to…

Turrón de Jijona

Made in Alicante for centuries, Turrón de Jijona has become one of the most popular Christmas desserts in Spain. This almond nougat treat is perfect with a cup of coffee or tea, especially when the cold starts drawing in on cool winter nights. Ingredients:500g whole…

Spanish Torrijas

Spains' answer to french toast, Torrijas is extremely popular in the Easter period in Spain. Both looking, and tasting delicious, this is a perfect way to kickstart your morning. So why not give it ago tomorrow morning? With a hot cup of Tea…

Spanish Marmitako

A delicious, warming stew from the Basque country that 's a perfect way to use local Lanzarote ingredients such as tuna, potatoes and white wine. It's also a good example of how Spanish cooks use seasonings such as chorizo peppers and pimentón…

Spanish Omelet

We’re bringing you another Spanish classic this time. Tortilla, arguably one of the simplest Spanish dishes to make. I’d bet my last penny that every visitor that has come to Spain has tried Tortilla at least once, and there’s good reason…

Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet potatoes are a Lanzarote speciality. Two main varieties are available – the red ones with white flesh and a yellow variety with orange flesh. Either type are delicious prepared this way, a tasty snack or side dish. Ingredients:-…

Tender Pork Stew

We've had a few days of cool weather recently. So why not use this as an excuse to have some warming stews? This stew is perfect for cool Autumn nights, and great with some bread too! Ingredients:- 2 tsp olive oil- 750g pork shoulder,…

Truchas de Batata

I'm betting that this is the first time you've heard of this one! I'd only discovered it myself, a year ago. These festive treats are native to the Canary Islands and are made locally here with potatoes from San Bartolomé. Ingredients:-…