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What Are Spanish Fruit Confits?

What Are Spanish Fruit Confits?

Confit is any type of food that is cooked slowly over a long period of time as a method of preservation. Confit as a cooking term describes when food is cooked in grease, oil or sugar water, at a lower temperature, as opposed to deep frying. It’s a traditional French cooking method, and originally referred […]

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All About The Delicious Hummus

All About The Delicious Hummus

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip, spread, or savory dish made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. The standard garnish in the Middle East includes olive oil, a few whole chickpeas, parsley, and paprika. In Middle Eastern cuisine, it is usually eaten as a dip, with pita bread or paired […]

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What Is Tapas?

What Is Tapas?

Traditionally tapas is a variety of savoury dishes used as appetizers in Spain, they will often be served at bars alongside alcoholic drinks. Although tapas originated in Spain it’s now spread globally and you’ll find tapas bars almost everywhere! Tapas make a great snack before a late dinner, as is common in Spain. Alternatively, go […]

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Why Spanish Locals Love Balsamic Vinegar

Why Spanish Locals Love Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic vinegar (Italian: aceto balsamico) is a very dark, concentrated, and intensely flavoured vinegar originating in Italy, made wholly or partially from grape must: freshly crushed grape juice with all the skins, seeds and stems. Over the past decade it has sprung up in popularity and is loved all over the world, especially Spain. From […]

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Vegan-Friendly Spanish Dishes You Need To Try

Vegan-Friendly Spanish Dishes You Need To Try

When you think of Spanish dishes your mind tends to go to seafood paella, plates of ham and cheese-loaded foods, but today we have a list of vegan/veganised classic Spanish dishes so you can taste Spain just as much as everyone else. Paella You can’t have a list of Spanish dishes without including paella – […]

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What are the Health Benefits Of Paprika

What are the Health Benefits Of Paprika

Paprika is a spice made from dried and ground red peppers. It is traditionally made from Capsicum annuum varietals in the Longum group, which also includes chilli peppers, but the peppers used for paprika tend to be milder and have thinner flesh. Paprika can range from mild to hot – the flavour also varies from […]

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All About Cornicabra The Purple Olive

All About Cornicabra The Purple Olive

They are known as olives from the East Coast of Spain, harvested when the olives have reached the ripening stage and obtained their peculiar violet purple colour. Cornicabra olives are the second most widely grown variety in Spain. They have a dark purple colour and a well-balanced flavour, with a pleasing bitterness and hints of […]

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Amazing Spanish Desserts To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Amazing Spanish Desserts To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Are you looking for a sweet Spanish dish to soothe your sweet tooth after a classic Spanish meal? You’ve come to the right place! We have tons of Spanish desserts to show you. Spanish desserts aren’t only drool-worthy, but they also represent beautiful stories about Spanish towns and cities. Although many areas of Spain have […]

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Organic Spanish Jam And Marmalade You Need With Your Breakfast

Organic Spanish Jam And Marmalade You Need With Your Breakfast

Jam consists of fruit that’s crushed or chopped and cooked with sugar until the pieces of fruit are soft and lose their shape. As the mixture cooks, water evaporates and it thickens to a spreadable consistency, though it still may have some pieces of fruit. Marmalade is a fruit preserve made from the juice and […]

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Organic Spanish Bottles Of Vinegar that Make The Perfect Gift For Food Lovers

Organic Spanish Bottles Of Vinegar that Make The Perfect Gift For Food Lovers

Our superb wine bottles of vinegar are available in attractive collections of 5 mini bottles of red and white wine vinegars and a beautiful hand-painted wooden box of 12 different minis. Or you could make up your own collection of the larger 250ml bottles. Choose from 20 different wines and apple vinegar. These are the […]

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Black Beans And All Their Yummy and Healthy Benefits

Black Beans And All Their Yummy and Healthy Benefits

Black beans are about the size of a pea, up to 1/2-inch long, with the slightly less pronounced boat shape common to kidney beans. They have satiny black skin and a white centre. Black beans are enjoyed by many cultures around the world and are packed with flavour. Black beans have been a staple of […]

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Spanish Christmas Traditions

Spanish Christmas Traditions

Every country across the world has its own unique Christmas traditions and Spain is no exception! Spain is a country full of unique customs, and some of them may surprise you. From December Fool’s Day and a pooping log to fire jumping and an intense national lottery, Spanish Christmas traditions are more unique than you […]

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All About The Spanish Classic – Gazpacho

All About The Spanish Classic – Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a cold soup made of raw, blended vegetables and is widely eaten in Spain and Portugal during hot summers due to its refreshing and cool qualities. Originating from the Andalusia region of southern Spain, gazpacho is traditionally made from a mixture of puréed tomatoes and other ingredients such as cucumber, sweet bell peppers, […]

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The Health Benefits Of Asparagus

The Health Benefits Of Asparagus

Asparagus is a green, white or purple vegetable that’s easily recognizable for its long, pointy spears, which are commonly grilled, steamed, or roasted. Its young shoots are used as a spring vegetable. It was once classified in the lily family, like the related Allium species, onions and garlic. The vegetable is commonly grilled, steamed, or […]

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Black Rice And All Its Benefits

Black Rice And All Its Benefits

This is a round and pearly grain rice of the Japonica family it’s whole grain rice with a natural ebony colour. Traditionally cultivated in China, it was known as “forbidden rice” because in antiquity it only was allowed for the family of the Emperor. It has a special odour and it’s very rich in fibre […]

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Tasty Spanish Pickles You Need In Your Kitchen

Tasty Spanish Pickles You Need In Your Kitchen

Traditionally pickles are cucumbers that have been pickled in a brine, vinegar, or other solution and left to ferment for a period of time. You don’t just have to have classic cucumber pickles anymore, it’s become popular to pickle our favourite crunchy vegetables to add a yummy and bitter taste. We have some amazing pickled […]

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SIBARITA’s – EXTRA quality rice from the Albufera Natural Park of Valencia

SIBARITA’s – EXTRA quality rice from the Albufera Natural Park of Valencia

*EXTRA: Extra category rice is one that has a percentage of whole grains greater than 92%. It is the highest category recognized by Spanish legislation. VERY SHORT HISTORY Rice began to be cultivated about 10,000 years ago in Southeast Asia – in the Himalayas about 8000-7000 BC. The development of Asia-Mediterranean trade routes brought rice […]

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Health Benefits Of Different Peas, Beans And Lentils

Health Benefits Of Different Peas, Beans And Lentils

Peas, beans and lentils are part of our five a day, they offer great health benefits alongside being yummy and used in tons of recipes. They are highly versatile and go well in soups, casseroles and salads whilst allowing you to get protein, fibre and vitamins. TRADICION – COOKED CHICKPEAS   Chickpeas are a great […]

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Traditional Spanish Dishes You Need To Make

Traditional Spanish Dishes You Need To Make

Spain is known for its great and tasty food. The country has endless amazing tasting dishes that make your mouth water at the sight of them, and you can make them at home to experience the wonderful taste whilst experiencing the creation of the dish yourself. Paella Starting with the national dish of Spain paella […]

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“Castell de Gardeny” vinegars: by Badia Vinagres since 1908

“Castell de Gardeny” vinegars: by Badia Vinagres since 1908

“Castell de Gardeny” vinegars: by Badia Vinagres since 1908 Under its “Castell Gardeny” brand, Badia Vinagres produces an amazing selection of high- quality vinegars combining their traditional artisan skills with the latest product research and development. During the fermentation process, only the alcohol in the wine is transformed into vinegar. The rest of the aromas […]

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The Best Spices To Add Great Flavour To Your Food!

The Best Spices To Add Great Flavour To Your Food!

When eating homemade meals you want them to be as delicious and as full of flavour as possible! Spices are a great way to add extra and tasty flavour to a wonderful meal. We’re here to guide you to the best spices from our site to fill that spice rack up. PACK BLACK PEPPER & […]

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