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original spanish sangria

How to prepare original Spanish sangría

Have you heard about original the Spanish sangría? It is one of the most popular drinks in the spanish summer. Owes its name to its colour which remind to blood ( in spanish “sangre”). Thus it must be done always with red wine. It is also frecuently done with white wine or cava (sparkling white wine from a specific area in Catalonia) but this variant should be called “white sangría”. Continue reading

Hornazo: a delicacy from the Tormes riverside

Although at first sight it they seem the same, the hornazo and the empanada have big differences in their origin as their taste.

Formerly it was considered a shepherd’s dish, since they spent many hours or even days out of home. Later it got popular among knight and courtiers to become a traditional dish.

The hornazo consist on a dough stuffed with chorizo, loin and ham baked during half an hour… Do you want to know anything else about this dish? Continue reading

2 original ways to serve canned mussels

As you already know, we are making a selection in our shop with the best and most prestigious products of the Spanish gastronomy. As result of this selection you will be able to find the best ingredients to prepare the typical Spanish tapas that you love so much. That is why on our blog we will suggest occasionally some good ideas to surprise with your tapas and the help of our premium products.

As start, we are going to be generous and we are not going to give you one, but two recipes, both with one of the most typical and exquisite of Galicia: mussels. And the base of these recipes will be the pickled mussels with Olive Oil of Ramón Franco. Continue reading