Month: October 2019

The Best Paella In Valencia

The Best Paella In Valencia

There is a lot to do in Valencia. From seeing the “holy grail” to lounging at Malvarrosa, to visiting the second best Aquarium in the world, there is something for everyone. However what may be the most popular thing in Valencia for tourists and locals 

Seafood Pasta

Seafood Pasta

This seafood pasta is in my Mediterranean classics repertoire and is an absolute family favorite. It is extremely easy to make, and you can spruce it up as complicated as you see fit. I personally don’t hand make my pasta for this dish, nor do 

Spanish Clams (Almejas a la Española)

Spanish Clams (Almejas a la Española)

These Spanish clams are my recreation of one of the restaurants in Valencia’s version I got during a trip there. The restaurant is called El Rinconet and is absolutely fantastic, and should you find yourself in Valencia I definitely recommend it. One of the dishes 

Cider Chorizo (Chorizo A La Sidra) – Tapas

Cider Chorizo (Chorizo A La Sidra) – Tapas

If you follow Cooking To Entertain at all you’ll know how much of a fan of tapas I am. These little Spanish small plates are a great treat when you’re in Spain and going out for drinks, but they also are great at home. You 

Caramelized Peaches With Mascarpone And Tinto De Verano Reduction

Caramelized Peaches With Mascarpone And Tinto De Verano Reduction

I’m pretty sure the only reason I came up with this caramelized peaches with mascarpone and tinto de verano recipe was because I had one peach, a little leftover mascarpone from my Jamon Iberico With Mascarpone Tapas, and a single bottle of Tinto de Verano. 

Bacalao Stuffed Piquillo Peppers (Piquillo Rellenos de Bacalao)

Bacalao Stuffed Piquillo Peppers (Piquillo Rellenos de Bacalao)

Bacalao stuffed piquillo peppers may be one of the more unusual tapas you’ll come across on this site, but it is extremely popular in Spain, and a staple of many restaurants and bars. If you’ve never had piquillo peppers before I implore you to give 

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

Ahhh Autumn. What is more iconic that pumpkin soup in October. Well, possible white girls in Uggs, but that’s beside the point. This simple pumpkin soup is a perfect meal to warm you up as the weather begins to change, or even served cold as 

Jamon Iberico With Mascarpone On Spanish Bread (Tapas)

Jamon Iberico With Mascarpone On Spanish Bread (Tapas)

I’m going to start with the recipe for jamon iberico with mascarpone on this page, because it’s not really necessary, and if that’s all you want to see, no need to scroll down and see my explanation of Jamón ibérico de bellota. 100 grams Jamón 

Salmorejo

Salmorejo

Salmorejo is a Spanish cold soup similar to gazpacho. The main difference is that this tomato based soup is blended with white bread to give it more thickness. This results in a more creamy soup regarding mouth-feel, as well as lightening the color from tomato 

A Comprehensive Guide To Tapas In Granada

A Comprehensive Guide To Tapas In Granada

Granada has to be one of my favorite cities in the world, and a lot of it has to do with their tapas culture. For those of you that don’t know, tapas are a small plate of food that is free with the purchase of