Pan con Tomate Recipe

Pan con Tomate Recipe

One of the classic food items you will encounter if you spend any time in Spain is the Pan con Tomate (bread with tomato). Contrary to many other Spanish cuisine recipes, like the paella, the pan con tomate is fairly recent, only dating back to the very end of the...
Aperitivo: The Aperitif of Spain

Aperitivo: The Aperitif of Spain

Have you ever heard the Spanish word aperitivo? You can see it is close to the English word aperitive, so you can imagine it is somewhat related, but do you know the cultural difference behind that similar word? In the US, when we think about aperitive, we mostly...
Jamón Serrano vs Jamón Ibérico

Jamón Serrano vs Jamón Ibérico

If you have ever been to Spain or Portugal, you know they just LOVE ham. In every meat shop, you will see entire pork legs hanging from the ceiling or covering the walls. In most supermarkets, you will have a large section dedicated to them as well. Contrary to what...
Churros and more Spanish Desserts

Churros and more Spanish Desserts

We all love to conclude a good meal with a delicious and sweet dessert, which all leaves us with a feeling of satisfaction. But we also love to have some between meals accompanied by coffee to let us wait until the next meal. All over Spain, you’ll find friends...
What Is the Mediterranean Diet?

What Is the Mediterranean Diet?

Every season seems to bring to the light a new fad diet, based on a new concept, from your astrology sign to your blood type or centered around a specific ingredient. That is normal, everybody wants to lose weight these days, many just to look and feel better,...

Origins of the Spanish Tortilla

First of all, the Spanish tortilla has nothing to do with its Mexican cousin. The Spanish tortilla is much more than a variety of bread: it is a traditional dish all by itself. Known in English as Spanish omelet, this popular collation is also called tortilla...