Appetizers

Artichoke With Anchovies (Alcachofas Con Anchoas)

Artichoke With Anchovies (Alcachofas Con Anchoas)

Another instant classic in my Tapas collection, this artichoke and anchovies “salad” is perfect for those fishy fans. I know it’s not for everyone, but I personally love anchovies that have been marinated in oil. They are full of flavor and have a good amount […]

Chicken Brochettes

Chicken Brochettes

These chicken brochettes are perfect for any outdoor BBQ or camping trip you have and they are so simple to make. These are a popular tapas dish in Spain which is why I made them and I have to say they will probably be added […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Saffron and Pistachio Rice Stuffed Onion

Saffron and Pistachio Rice Stuffed Onion

On my most recent trip to Istanbul I was very fortunate to take one of the best food tours I’ve ever taken. The tour guide was able to help me buy a fairly large quantity of high quality Iranian saffron for much less than I’d […]

Baked Feta Cheese

Baked Feta Cheese

Continuing on with my “Greek Week” and after posting a delicious classic Tzatziki yesterday, comes another classic dish that’s super simple to make. This baked feta cheese dish is popular in many places over Greece, but perhaps most so in the Cyclades. I’ve seen it […]

Classic Greek Tzatziki

Classic Greek Tzatziki

I’ve been making tzatziki for years using a recipe I found online, but now that I’m in Paros, Greece, it was nice to have a chef and restaurateur teach me his famous recipe. So I’ve been spending the week in Paros, Greece with Alona and […]

Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp

This recipe uses whole unpeeled shrimp so if you can’t handle that, might as well head back now. This was a recipe I created while in Hong Kong years ago and has always been a favorite of mine. Note that this isn’t the famous Typhoon […]