Spain

Food and wine, recipes and cooking methods from Spain.

Classic flan

Total time
30 minutes
Yield
6 servings

Calling flan a caramel custard is to do it an injustice. No mere pudding, this traditional Spanish dessert is the crème de la crème of sweets. Of course, not surprisingly, there are a hundred and one variations on the basic recipe. But sometimes the original is so much more than one can expect, to alter it is to approach cooking blasphemy.

Flan

Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes
Yield
4 servings

A tasty, sweet and soft European tradition, now with a Central American recipe.

A taste of Cordoba

Cordoba shares with Seville and Granada a unique Moorish heritage that can be seen in the awe-inspiring architecture of mosques, places and gardens and also in the delicious food and recipes that local people love to share with visitors.

Garlic shrimp

Total time
20 minutes
Yield
4 servings

Gambas al ajillo are very popular as tapas. The shrimp used for this recipe should not be excessively large. The kind of chili used for this in Spain is known as guindilla, a Spanish hot red chili of the thin and long varieties, usually dried.