Side Dish

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Broccoli Sausage Stir Fry

Broccoli Sausage Stir Fry

A stir fry makes a great quick meal, and this broccoli sausage stir fry is no exception. Simple ingredients, and a simple marinade is all that is needed for this dish. Perfect for a quick lunch, or a side dish with dinner, you can whip […]

Prawns Thermidor

Prawns Thermidor

Click here to jump directly to the Prawns Thermidor printable recipe. While most people know or have heard of Lobster Thermidor, this is my version of a cheaper yet still delicious alternative. This classic French dish is almost more about the sauce and preparation than […]

Gambas Al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp)

Gambas Al Ajillo (Spanish Garlic Shrimp)

Click here to jump directly to the gambas al ajillo printable recipe. So I’ve decided to spend November in Spain with my family this year. I remember one of my favorite tapas (small plates) I’ve ever had in the entire country is their Gambas Al […]

Tuna Tapas

Tuna Tapas

Can it even be called tapas if it isn’t something traditionally Spanish? I think yes. Especially because these are a perfect starter for a night out with friends. Whenever I have friends over, I love making a dozen different small dishes like tapas because they […]

Hummus

Hummus

Click Here To Go Straight To The Hummus Recipe Hummus is just one of those simple pleasures of life. A dip that goes perfectly with crisp vegetables, served with falafel, or topped with spiced ground meat or tomatoes and served with pita chips. Hummus is […]

Zucchini Slaw

Zucchini Slaw

Slaws are a great way to make use of excess vegetables, especially the ones that are about to go bad. They go great on burgers, hotdogs, as a side dish for a nice picnic, and are an overall quick and easy way to use up […]