Sample recipes from Spain...A Culinary Road Trip

Tortilla Española

Tortilla española is essentially the national dish of Spain. You can eat it as a tapa, for breakfast, in a bocadillo (sandwich), or for d...

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Caldo Gallego

We couldn’t write about Galicia without including a recipe for caldo gallego, the traditional, restorative soup of Galicia. With a little...

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Octopus Galician-style

At the Abadía da Cova vineyard, the young pulpo (octopus) cook says that the only secret is experience—he knows when the octopus is done ...

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Fideos with Seafood

At Restaurante Morayma, Esteban García Mingorance, a young chef, prepares traditional Andalucían food, like these fideos. Fideos are shor...

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Fried Eggplant

When you fry it—fry it properly, that is—eggplant becomes really crispy on the outside and very creamy on the inside. It’s an addictive s...

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Stewed Beans

A chef who will serve stewed beans with a glass of 1972 Vega Sicilia knows that simple is best, that less is more, that understated is so...

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Gambas a la Plancha

Raja explains that he cooks the gambas (shrimp) on a bed of salt because it preserves their moisture and keeps them juicy. Whatever the r...

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Rice with Lobster Stock and Mushrooms

A really delicious arroz. The combination of lobster stock and mushrooms is an especially savory one. If you like, you can fold in some c...

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Grilled Sardines

These came in especially handy for Gwyneth when our table was covered with plates of all kinds of pork. It’s important to keep everyone h...

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