Tag Archives: Spain

Mojama

March 11th, 2013 On the Southwest coast of Spain, tuna is cured and preserved in a similar way to making ham. Fresh tuna loins are washed then salted for for several days. Next, they are washed again before being hung … Continue reading

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Sopa de Ajo

September 22nd 2011 Spain is one of the largest garlic producing nations in the world, so it’s not surprising that the Spanish make a simple, yet hot and very tasty, garlic soup (sopa de ajo). Sopa de Ajo recipe: 1 … Continue reading

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Ajoblanco

Ajoblanco is another refreshing Spanish soup, served cold. It’s sometimes referred to as white gazpacho or sopa de ajo (not to be confused with a hot sopa de ajo) and is typical of Andalusia and Extremadura. Almáchar in Málaga even has a … Continue reading

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Gazpacho

August 11th 2011 Gazpacho is a cold, raw vegetable soup which originates from Andalusia in Spain. Because of it’s bread, oil and garlic base, there’s a certain amount of speculation on where it came from – most probably it arrived … Continue reading

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Hake Throat

July 23rd, 2011 I bought a large hake yesterday, from the fishmonger in Chapel Market. I saw hake throats being cooked in a San Sebastián food club, on Rick Stein’s Spain (BBC 2 television) two weeks ago. Having a hake with … Continue reading

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Sardinas

July 23rd, 2011 I bought sardines as an appetiser, again from Angel Fisheries. I wrote about them here, about a year ago, but they looked so good yesterday, that I couldn’t resist photographing them again. Sardines are rich in omega-3 … Continue reading

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Hake and Tomatoes

July 15th 2011 Hake cooked with tomatoes and olives is a typical Spanish dish. Hake is a very popular fish in Spain and as I’ve said before, a lot of it’s caught in British waters and exported – we don’t … Continue reading

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