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Spanish Croquetas de Pollo Recipe (Chicken Croquettes)

Croquetas de Pollo, or chicken croquettes, is a dish of breaded then deep-fried chicken pieces. To make the croquettes, chicken is first cooked then cut into small pieces. The chicken is mixed into a bechamel sauce. The mixture is molded into small finger shaped logs which are dipped into eggs then rolled into breadcrumbs and …

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Puchero Recipe

Puchero is a kind of Spanish-originating stew consisting of a wide range of vegetables, the exact ingredients of which vary by region. The dish is also very popular in Yucatán, Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Philippines, and the independent communities of Andalusia and the Canary Islands. Puchero is basically similar to the Spanish cocido but …

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Spanish Rosquillas Recipe

Rosquillas are crown-shaped, deep-fried donuts, popular in Spain. There are several varieties of Rosquillas but the classic ones are made using a mixture of ingredients such as eggs, sugar, milk, oil, lemon zest, flour, baking powder and anisette. Rosquillas are comparatively smaller in size to regular donuts, fluffy in texture, and consist of a hole …

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Bilbao/Basque Baby Eels (Angulas) Recipe

Baby eels, popularly known as angulas, are pale, worm-shaped seafood eaten in the Basque region of Spain. Baby eels were traditionally cooked and consumed individually in a small earthenware dish along with a unique wooden fork prepared using Boj wood. Considered to be one of Spain’s most expensive foods, they are generally consumed tapas-style, as …

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Spanish Tarta de Santiago (Almond Cake) Recipe

Tarta de Santiago is a Spanish almond cake or pie, prepared using ground almonds, eggs and sugar. The cake is further flavored by lemon zest, sweet wine, brandy or grape marc, depending on the recipe followed. Tarta de Santiago is known to be naturally gluten-free as its recipe does not contain any wheat flour. The …

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Spanish Pulpo a la Gallega (Galician Octopus) Recipe

Pulpo a la Gallega is an octopus dish which originates from the Galicia region of Spain. This dish is very simple. The octopus is boiled and once cooked, it is sliced then drizzled with oil and paprika. It is often served over sliced potatoes, and with a glass of wine. The general consensus is that …

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Traditional Pepito Recipe

Pepito is a traditional Spanish sandwich made using beef, pork or chicken. It is also widely consumed throughout Latin America, in particular Venezuela where it is a popular street food and Mexico. Additional primary ingredients used to prepare this sandwich include refried beans, black beans or pinto beans. The bread can be a soft roll, …

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Traditional Spanish Bocadillo Recipe

Bocadillo, also known as bocata, is a Spanish sandwich prepared using Spanish bread, usually a baguette or similar kind of bread, cut lengthwise. There are many variations but the classic bocadillo includes ingredients like slices of pickled green (or red) peppers, slices of pork loin, tomatoes, sliced Manchego cheese, and some olive oil.  Often bocadillos …

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Spanish Pisto Manchego Recipe

Pisto Manchego is a classic Spanish dish prepared from garden vegetables with tomato and pepper as its base. Owing to its similarity with its French counterpart, the dish is also famously known as the Manchego ratatouille. The Pisto does not require a lot of oil in its preparation, making it a very healthy and low-calorie …

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Latin American Obleas Recipe

Obleas are round wafers that are light brown in color that are popular throughout Latin America, and Colombia in particular where they are said to have originated. They are usually spread with Colombian caramel called arequipe and topped with cheese, jams, sprinkles or fruits. Obleas are also very popular among Latin American countries such as …

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Traditional Lechon Recipe (Suckling Pig)

Lechon is a pork dish, typically cooked using a whole pig on a spit roast, that is popular in the Philippines, Spain, Cuba, Dominican Republic and other former Spanish colonies. After spinning slowly around a fire for hours, the meat of a Lechon is perfectly tender with a crispy (albeit slightly chewy) skin. What Does …

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Spanish Food: 25 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Spain

There’s a whole lot of reasons anyone would want to visit Spain: gorgeous beaches, world-renowned art, colorful history, and of course delicious food. Due to the mountainous regions of Spain and its history of various small kingdoms and ethnic groups, Spanish cuisine can be very regional. Different parts of Spain, from Catalonia to Basque Country, …

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8 Delicious, Traditional Hispanic Soups To Try This Winter

Hispanic cuisine undoubtedly boasts some of the most flavorful dishes in the world. And Hispanic soups are no exception! Traditional Hispanic soups contain a myriad of unique ingredients. Offal meats like beef tongue, oxtail, and tripe are often used in Hispanic meals and bring them to life. Delightful. Warm. Cozy. Not much compares to the comfort …

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