Vegan Spanish Tortilla

Prep & Cooking Time: 30 mins Living in Spain, Tortilla Español is a staple dish here, whether it’s a slither on top of crusty bread for tapas; or served whole as a main. Traditionally the potatoes are cooked in olive oil; but if you are Spanish, please don’t read any further 😉 … I normally…

Pisto (Spanish Stew)

What is Pisto? Pisto is a hearty Spanish ‘stew’. It’s more reminiscent of ratatouille, but it’s finely chopped & sweeter. I had a bumper crop of aubergines, tomatoes & garlic, so I didn’t use courgettes which are traditional ingredients in this dish. It’s delicious with crusty bread or as a side. Ingredients: What you Need…

Watermelon Gazpacho

(you can use beetroot or strawberries if you don’t like/have watermelon) Prep time 15 minutes As I write this, Europe is in the middle of a heatwave & the last thing I feel like doing is cooking. However, I have a bumper harvest of homegrown tomatoes that I need to use. What’s easy & cooling?…

Vegan Paella – Arroz con Verduras

Preparation Time: approx 1 hr It’s Sunday here in Andalucia, Spain & the traditional day for families to come together & share the cooking experience that is Paella. There is much debate about what is, & what isn’t Paella. To the Valencians, the recipe for Paella is sacred & only refers to the traditional dish…

Tinto de Verano – Spain

Approx Time to Make: 10 mins Tinto de Verano is a refreshing combination of red wine and lemonade or soda. It’s what we drink in Spain in the summertime — usually instead of sangria. Whilst we are talking wine, please remember that not all wine is vegan because of the ingredients used in the making (such…

Traditional Sangria & Tropical Sangria – Spain

Approx Time to Make: 10 mins Spanish Sangria– it’s one of Spain’s most popular yet misunderstood drinks! Tourists love it, locals tend to drink it very rarely … But why? Sangria is a heavy drink, with not only red wine, but usually brandy. It’s also fruit laden, so the Spanish tend only to drink it…

Vegan Spanish Chorizo

Approx Time to Prep: 15 mins (+ 1hr to Steam) You may, or not be a fan of faux meat, but Chorizo is one of those ingredients that just goes so well with so many things – you’ll definitely be a fan of this recipe. From Spanish Rice to Pizza; from Tapas to Paella this…

Vegan Croquetas de Puerro (Potato & Leek Croquettes)

Approx Time to Make: 45 mins What encapsulates holiday memories full of sunshine & the sound of a gentle lapping clear warm sea, than a selection of Spanish Tapas? A what better to revive those memories with friends by sharing a selection of vegan tapas dishes? Ingredients: 🥬1 large leek Sautéed 🥬1 large potato cooked…

Habas con ‘Chorizo’ Tapas (Broad Beans with Vegan Chorizo)

Approx Time to Make: 20 mins The region of Granada in Andalucia, is one of the few regions in Spain (especially in the South) that still offers free #tapas with your drink (& I’m not talking a dish of olives or crisps but often a hearty plateful of food). Habas con ‘Chorizo’This dish is traditionally…